The fresh effervescence of Columbia Road flower market makes its presence known every Sunday. Mostly, it will remain open between 8am to 3pm regardless of the weather, although there are some extended Wednesday evening openings in the run-up to Christmas. From giant banana trees through to colourful bedding plants, every type of domestic flower you could imagine is on sale here.
If you have your fill of flower hunting, there are over fifty boutique shops located on the street, that feature small art galleries, quaint cupcake eateries, antique shops and retro clothing stores. There are a number of restaurants and nearby pubs to enjoy too, so whether you are a flower head or not, there is something for everyone to enjoy along Columbia Road.