Travelling to the park is easy by public transport or car. You can enter the park on foot via Old College Gate (the main entrance opposite Dulwich Picture Gallery), Court Lane Gate, Queen Mary Gate and Rosebery Gate.
By public transport
Bus routes P4 (Lewisham-Brixton) and P13 (New Cross-Streatham) run alongside Dulwich Park. It is only a short walk to the park along Eynella Road from Dulwich Library and its adjacent bus stops for the 176, 12, 40 and 185 buses.
Please click here for journey planner showing other local buses and stations. The nearest railway station is North Dulwich.
Parking is available inside the College Road entrance, either along the driveway or in the car park. Certain people with impaired mobility can apply for a permit to pass through the barriers beyond the car park and park at other locations around the park. Please see below.
Please be aware that on busy days, especially at weekends, the car park is often full, and it is advisable to use public transport whenever possible.
Dulwich Park’s opening hours are set by Southwark Council and vary according to the time of year. The Park opens at 8.00 am and closes at sunset. During the winter it’s 4.30 pm and at the height of summer it’s 9.30 pm. Opening and closing times are shown on all the Park gates and noticeboards, and are also given here.
Impaired Mobility Access
Vehicle access within Dulwich Park is available to the following park users:
- Registered disabled park users (Blue/Orange Badge Holders)
- Park users with impaired mobility aged over 64 supported by a letter from their doctor
- Park users in receipt of Attendance Allowance (proof of receipt required)
If you fulfil one of these criteria here’s how you can obtain a permit:
- Visit the Dulwich Park Office (Francis Peek Centre) with your relevant supporting documents
- Call 020 8693 5737
A permit will then be issued for your vehicle and sent to you along with a swipe card which will operate the barrier.