Top 5 things to do in Croydon
Boxpark Croydon (5 min walk)
Are you a foodie? Then get yourself down to Boxpark Croydon! Taste flavours from all over the world spanning from Mexican and Indian to Italian, Lebanese and, well just about anything else you fancy eating really. There’s 40+ eateries and bars to explore so what are you waiting for?
Boxpark Croydon also hosts a variety of activities including karaoke, sports screenings, quiz nights and even axe throwing! An ideal location right on our doorstep that that has something for everyone!
Surrey Street Market (5 min walk)
With records dating back to 1236, Surrey Street Market is London’s oldest street market. Traders sell a selection of goods from food to flowers, clothes to crafts. Fruit and veg traders sell huge bowls of produce from as little as £1 so this is a great place to grab a bargain and support the local economy. The market is open every day, but make sure you visit on a Sunday when they often have artisan food, crafts and entertainment.
Wandle Park (15 min walk)
Get in touch with nature and take a stroll through this beautiful 21-acre park. Where better to chill on a sunny afternoon than by the river Wandle. There’s a playground and ornamental garden for some family fun, plus a skate park for those that want some more adrenaline in their lives.
In the summer, Wandle Park hosts Croydon Pridefest, the second largest Pride festival in London!
Flip Out (5 min by walk)
This indoor leisure centre has something for everyone including laser quest, mini golf, bumper cars, arcade games, an ice rink, interactive football, ninja tag and a huge inflatable obstacle course! Students with young children will love their Stay and Play days for children 5 and under and all students can enjoy discounted entry and drinks every Wednesday at Student Night!
Selhurst Park (35 min by bus)
Home to the ‘Pride of South London’ Crystal Palace FC since 1924, this classic British football stadium is known for its passionate fan and trilling atmosphere. With some of the best value tickets in the Premier League and world-class talent on display, what’s not to like?