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A locals' guide to KT8

"As well as tours of the palace, which was once home to Henry VIII, there is plenty to see at Hampton Court, including beautiful gardens, a cafe and seasonal festivals."

Sonia Gill

"I love walking through the beautifully planted gardens at Hampton Court Palace on a sunny day."

Ivanka Modesteva-Gyurova

"Watch the boats go by or drive your own boat along this stretch of the Thames at Hampton Court."

Sonia Gill

What is your favourite place?

Where do KT8 locals go?

La Fiamma

With large windows opening directly onto Bushy Park, you can enjoy your fresh pizza while watching the deer roam by.

Hampton Court Palace

A great day trip to see the palace where Henry VII once lived, the gardens and the maze.

The Bell Inn

Voted one of the top 50 gastro pubs in the UK. On sunny days, grab one of the booths in the back garden.

The Albany

Fantastic gastro pub right on the River Thames opposite Hampton Court Palace.

Bushy Park

Whether it's lazing away the summer days watching cricket with a pint from the clubhouse or taking a chilly winter walk to watch the deer, Bushy Park is always a winner!

Hampton Pool

Located right next to Bushy Park, it is open every day of the year! It holds frequent concerts around the pools that are always sold out. It's one of Hampton's hidden gems!

The Pheasantry Café

A picturesque café and restaurant in the Woodland Gardens of Bushy Park. Great, fresh food, cakes, drinks and ice cream.

The Harts Boatyard

With large windows overlooking the Thames, this delightful restaurant makes it feel as if you're dining on a ship!

Sidra Patisserie

Almost too good to share... Cakes, coffees, delicious wraps and sharing boards.

Sigma Sport

Really popular cycling shop in the heart of Hampton Wick and right by Bushy Park.

The Teddington Arms

A great local pub along Teddington's High Street that does a fantastic Sunday lunch.


Good food, good beer, good times!

The Clock House

Friendly staff, always showing sports - whether it's football, cricket or darts - and a nice beer garden out the back with heaters for when it's chilly. Plus, they sell really good oysters!

Surbiton Farmers' Market

This fabulous farmers' market is on Maple Road every third Saturday of the month. There are 26 stalls of fresh farm produce and speciality foods, and it's a great place for meeting friends in the adjoining bars and restaurants. All surplus proceeds go to local charities.

Gordon Bennett!

A really popular bar/restaurant on tree-lined Maple Road.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of The Moleseys, Thames Ditton, Hampton, Teddington, Esher, Surbiton, Kingston, Walton-on-Thames, Ham and Twickenham

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Why do you find KT8 a great place to live?


"West Molesey is enchantingly beautiful. It has the best of all the world have to offer in one place with no compromise. this are is set in picturesque idyllic tranquil setting. This area is tucked away yet you can you can get everywhere easily by public transport. therefore you have the peace without the isolation Hampton court you are taken back in time with mystique of the past surrounded by cafe cultures, sound of the water... more

February 2015


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Child-friendly activities near KT8

Baby Sensory at Vera Fletcher Hall

The Vera Fletcher Hall
Baby Sensory classes provide an exciting activity, which will be fun for you and will help with your baby's sensory development. Call Sari who will arrange for you and your baby to visit one of their classes. Website

Catch-A-Balls: Classes (Ages 2.5-3.5 years) at Vera Fletcher Hall

The Vera Fletcher Hall
Catch-a-Balls classes are ball skills and movement classes for pre-school children. We use a variety of equipment including large and small balls, hoops, scarves, balloons and beanbags. Website

Mummy & Me Ballet Class (Ages 18 Months-3 Years) at Vera Fletcher Hall

The Vera Fletcher Hall
An early introduction to ballet and movement where your little ones can transform into fairies, butterflies and everything magical. There will also be well known activity songs with which the children will be familiar and love to sing along to. It aims to develop listening skills, memory, co-ordination and basic motor skills through creative movement. The best bit about this class is that the mums, dads and carers can join in too. Website

Hampton Pool

Hampton Pool
Described by the Sunday Times as "one of Britain's coolest, biggest, hippest pools", this heated open air pool has a small teaching pool that is ideal for little ones, dedicated parent/toddler sessions and special holiday camps for kids aged 4-12. Website

Tiny Tunes - Teddington

Teddington Baptist Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . 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! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Ragamuffins Play Cafe

Ragamuffins Play Cafe
Unique play cafe specifically designed for toddlers and babies. A lovely place to relax and watch your children have fun. Please note this Cafe CLOSED DOWN in September 2014.
  1. About KT8

    KT8 is the postcode district in Surrey incorporating the areas of East Molesey, West Molesey, Hampton Court Palace, Bushy Park and is covered by the Richmond upon Thames amd Elmbridge local authorities.

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