Idyllic retreat from central London

With its lush green parks and picture-perfect village pubs, you'd never believe Blackheath is a stone's throw from central London. Situated in the quiet borough of Greenwich, Blackheath is best known for being the starting point of the London Marathon. The Heath itself is popular with dog walkers and kite-flyers, while central Blackheath draws the crowds because of its cosy cafe culture and bustling Sunday farmer's market. If you're looking for an escape from city life, you've found the perfect place.

Music, art and more in Blackheath

Blackheath packs a surprising amount of culture into a small village. Blackheath Conservatoire of Music and the Arts and neighbouring Blackheath Hall are a short walk from the station and host regular live music nights. Meanwhile, the magnificent Ranger's House hosts the Wernher collection of art. From traditional paintings to ornamental Renaissance jewellery, it's a great way to spend an afternoon.

A stone's throw from vibrant Greenwich

You can't visit the Royal Borough of Greenwich without spending a day at the main attraction. Greenwich Village is packed full with things to do. Climb aboard the Cutty Sark, admire panoramic views from the Royal Observatory, visit the Maritime Museum and sample the street food at Greenwich Market. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Blackheath? The Travelodge Greenwich Hotel is the perfect place from which to explore the area's key attractions.