Sought-after private roads between Wimbledon and Richmond Common
"As a local, it's easy to forget how exciting it is to see Kingston's street art for the first time.."Christian Dickson
"Imagine waking up to views of the River Thames from your very own waterside home in Kingston."Christian Dickson
"Kingston Market is a great place to pick up delicious local produce..."Sonia Gill
Where do Coombe locals go?
Within just a few minutes' walk of Richmond Park, The Albert is the perfect pub to hole up in after an Autumn walk in the park.
Submitted by Stephen
Richmond Park, Kingston
Richmond Park is amazingly beautiful and a great place to walk yourself and your dog. It feels like you're in the countryside, as you see green for miles even though you are in Kingston. Plus the park is full of deer and you can get close to them. Great place for cycling too.
Submitted by Lise
Dickerage Recreation Ground
A lovely community green space that is the perfect place to go and walk your dog. There is a good sized field and a play area for young children, including an outdoor bouncy castle.
Submitted by Jade
The Wych Elm
A great pub for a family Sunday roast and a very dog-friendly place. It's in a lovely, quiet residential area too.
Submitted by Lise
The Old Moot House
See a full-sized big band every Tuesday in the Old Moot House for free!
Submitted by Emily
Isabella Plantation, Richmond Park
Exquisitely beautiful during the summer months. Well worth a visit.
Submitted by Lori
The best butchers in town selling not just meat, but fish, cheeses and tasty deli items too.
Submitted by Billy
The Queen's Head
This pub has been refurbished recently and for the better! The Sunday roast was really amazing.
Submitted by Lise
The Royal Oak
I love this pub because of the fantastic garden - it's a great spot to hang out during the summer months.
Submitted by Arabella
The kebabs in this authentic Turkish restaurant are superb! They make fresh bread daily and their own chilli sauce, as well as showcasing belly dancers on a Wednesday!
Submitted by Sonia
The Fairfield Recreation Ground
Local football clubs play here in season and it's 3 minutes' walk from the town centre - easy access if you want some peace and quiet after a big shop.
Submitted by Billy
Don Corleone Café
Serving tasty food, this place is great to grab a quick and cheap lunch from.
Submitted by Christiaan
The Cereal Bar
Amazing selection of cereals in Kingston. 'Fruity Pebbles' are a firm favourite!
Submitted by Sonia
Ice cream every way - milkshakes, sundaes or just on its own, a great place to catch up with your mates.
Submitted by Daisy
Why do you find Coombe a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"In the 1500s Cardinal Wolsey wanted a water supply when living at Hampton Court, so he looked to the springs at Coombe. The water was collected and sent 3 and a half miles across Kingston and remained the main water supply to the palace until 1896."
Child-friendly activities near Coombe
Little Teddies Parent, Baby and Child GroupSt John the Baptist Church Hall
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group meets Tuesday mornings during term-time in the Andrews' Wing. A chance for local mothers, carers and their small children to meet and play together in a safe and comfortable environment. Each week there are craft activities, stories and songs, as well as many toys to play with. We are a parent run playgroup who are friendly and welcoming to children and parents! There is lots of space for children to run around and different activites each week. Its a chance for the children to have a play and parents to relax with a coffee!! Babies also welcome! Website
Little Teddies Parent Baby and Child GroupSt John the Baptist Church Hall
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group meets Tuesday mornings during term-time in the Andrews' Wing. A chance for local mothers carers and their small children to meet and play together in a safe and comfortable environment. Each week there are craft activities stories and songs as well as many toys to play with. We are a parent run playgroup who are friendly and welcoming to children and parents! There is lots of space for children to run around and different activites each week. Its a chance for the children to have a play and parents to relax with a coffee!! Babies also welcome! Website
Woodcraft FolkKingston Quaker Centre
Woodcraft Folk is the cooperative movement for children and young people. We run groups where young people meet to play games make friends and learn about big ideas from social justice to climate change through cooperative activities. Tolworth and Kingston Woodcraft Folk are now running a new children's group at Kingston Quaker Centre on Fairfield East in Kingston on Thursday evenings from 6-7.15 pm. At Woodcraft Folk we encourage every child to get involved and to feel valued. We aim to teach children independence empowerment equality and how to care for the planet. To get involved or ask any questions please contact Andy Marshall the leader of the new group on 07762 447759 or email him at Tolkingwoodcraft@gmail.com . At Tolworth And Kingston we are currently running groups for ages 6 - 9 (Elfins) and 10 - 12 (Pioneers).
Tiny TunesNew Malden Library
Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Website
Musical ExpressSindbads Soft Play Café
Fun and interactive music and movement classes for pre-schoolers! With lots of time to play the percussion instruments and a new surprise each week. Website
Baby Sensory Wimbledon - Birth to 13 monthsChrist Church Hall
Baby Sensory's award winning baby development classes are now running in your area. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby's sensory development every week and you are welcome to join at any time. Baby Sensory is an extremely popular Baby Development activity and many of our classes are fully booked, it is advisable to book early. Visitors are always welcome but please call in advance to reserve your place. Website
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- New Malden
- Raynes Park
- Worcester Park
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