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Best place in FH to see bonfire night fireworks
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Post: #1
19-10-2011 07:54 PM

Can anyone recommend the best place place in Forest Hill/Honor Oak to get views over london on bonfire night? Hoping to catch some of the various fireworks displays that are on. Any advice/opinion appreciated!

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Post: #2
19-10-2011 08:47 PM

My friend's back garden on Overhill Road! He has the most amazing view - you can see a few display's going on all at once - you can see as far as Wembley! Failing that - I'm planning on going a little bit further to Blackheath.

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Post: #3
19-10-2011 09:25 PM

I'd offer our upstairs bedrooms but I dont know you so I'll just suggest Canonbie Road where you can see everything and anything.

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20-10-2011 10:57 AM

The tops of one tree hill or Westwood Park,

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20-10-2011 11:03 AM

Blythe Hill Fields is good, has a fantastic view over Canary Wharf and the majority of the East side of London on any day. A lot of people go there I think on fireworks night

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Post: #6
20-10-2011 12:03 PM

I'm not convinced that watching fireworks from a distance is the best way to see them. It can be quite amusing to stand on Canonbie and watch the fireworks below you. But I think you miss out on some of the excitement of being a bit closer.

In the last couple of years there have been good displays from somewhere close to FH town centre, probably All Inn One. If they are having a display it might be worth going to that.

Blythe Hill does sound like a sensible compromise location as you should get a good view of Blackheath from there, as well as other displays.

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20-10-2011 09:43 PM

Blythe Hill usually good and theres usually a good atmosphere

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21-10-2011 07:48 AM

Thanks for the tips everyone, lots of good options

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