Here at McCarthy Cars, we’re proud to supply customers across the South East with a selection of high quality used cars. If you’re popping into our dealership from further afield and want to see more of Croydon while you’re here, you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained. Here are our top 10 things to do:
If you’re feeling peckish, the best place to go is Boxpark. With almost 40 food establishments serving every kind of cuisine you can think of, you’re sure to find exactly what you fancy.
2. Museum of Croydon
If you’ve only got an hour or two and want to learn a little more about Croydon, head to our very own museum, which has interesting displays and kids’ activities that give an insight into the town’s history.
3. Wandle Park
On a sunny day, the last place you want to be is indoors. So if you’re visiting us to view our used car stock in summer, don’t miss the chance to walk around Wandle Park. There are lots of pleasant tracks and a play area for kids.
4. Croydon Minster
This beautiful, historic church dates back to the Saxon period and has some lovely 15th century architecture, an impressive organ and an excellent choir. Visit the website to find out when it’s open.
5. Croydon Airport Visitor Centre
Here, you’ll find out about Croydon’s connections with aviation during an informative guided tour. Did you know, for example, Croydon was home to London’s first airport? There’s also a little café if you fancy a coffee or a snack.
6. Shirley Windmill
If you visit us when Shirley Windmill is open, don’t miss the chance to pop in there. You’ll enjoy a guided tour and some spectacular views, especially when the sun is shining.
7. Littleheath Woods
Get away from the hustle and bustle and use your time in Croydon to visit Littleheath Woods, which offers 25 Hectares of space for you and the kids to have a ramble and explore our local countryside.
8. The Ludoquist
On a cold or rainy day, the Ludoquist is a great place to visit. It’s a board game café where you can relax with a hot drink and play any of the 1000 games on offer.
For something a little different, pop over to this gallery in St Georges Walk, which specialises in contemporary and post-war pop art. You’ll see works by some great names, including Damien Hirst.
10. Antiques shopping
Who doesn’t love a rummage around an antiques shop? Croydon has some great examples, such as Oscar Dahling Antiques, where you’ll find all sorts of treasures.
Our Croydon dealership in Mitcham Road is located near many of the town’s top attractions. If you’re visiting us to browse our stock or take a test drive, speak to our staff about more great places to discover or contact us today for details.