Visit one of London's top universities in New Cross
Found in south-east London, New Cross is sandwiched between both Peckham and Greenwich. The area is probably best known in recent times for being the home of Goldsmiths, University of London, which has roots which go back around 200 years and currently has a student population in the region of 8,000.
Look to the stars in Nearby Greenwich
Whether you're visiting friends or family who are studying at Goldsmiths or simply keen to see another side of London, you will find much to enjoy in and around the New Cross area. The Royal Observatory Greenwich is absolutely essential for anyone with an interest in astronomy, with the site boasting an excellent museum and planetarium.
Enjoy the very best that London has to offer
Travelling in the opposite direction to Greenwich along New Cross Road will take you towards some of London's best loved attractions, including the stunning exhibitions at the Imperial War Museum and the incredible views offered by the London Eye. Art lovers can also visit Tate Modern to marvel at some of the finest contemporary art in the world. Planning a trip to New Cross? Travelodge London Greenwich Hotel is just a ten-minute taxi ride away, while Travelodge London Central Waterloo is a great option if you are seeking somewhere close to the centre of the city.