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A locals' guide to Raynes Park

"The stunning period blocks in Wimbledon offer grand environments."

Thomas Lebbern

"Wimbledon Common is the perfect spot for a picnic, where you might even see riders from the local equestrian club."

Thomas Lebbern

"The John Innes Conservation Area in Merton has some beautiful old buildings."

Tom Cope

What is your favourite place?

Where do Raynes Park locals go?

Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf

A golf course with 18 holes, waterfalls, caves and putting greens, plus moving and even roaring dinosaurs.

Krispy Kreme

Open 'til late, grab freshly glazed doughnuts from the drive-thru.

Sambal Express

A Sri Lankan/Indian takeaway with massive portions that is excellent value for money!

Chennai Dosa

High quality South Indian food, fantastic service and the best value for money.

Light on the Common

This elegant restaurant serves delicious freshly prepared dishes, from light lunches to traditional favourites, including a mean steak and chips.


Serving tasty French food, this restaurant is part of a small chain and has an impressive interior. The atmosphere is really romantic and there's a pretty outdoor seating area too.


Delightful baked goods in true village fashion.


Luxury pieces from around the world that always make a statement.

Thai Tho

This traditional Thai restaurant serves authentic food that is reasonably priced and delicious! It's a great place to go with a group of friends, as the dishes are perfect for sharing.

Wimbledon Village

The village is alive with such a variety of restaurants, pubs and bars. And there's lots happening when the tennis is on too. It's also close to Wimbledon Common, with a lake where you can feed the birds.

The Dog & Fox

One of the busiest pubs in Wimbledon, hosting a hotel, a pub and a restaurant, which does a fabulous Sunday roast.


Cocktails, mocktails and more! This sophisticated bar serves food too.

Rose & Crown

This traditional pub in Wimbledon Village serves a great Sunday roast. There's a lovely beer garden too, which is great for drinks in the summer.

Fitness 4 Less

For only £21.99 a month, this gym has a wide range of cardio and weight machines, a free weights room, a pool and classes included!

Bar Malden

A great local near the train station. Perfect for drinks after work when you're on your way home.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Raynes Park, Wimbledon, New Malden, Merton, Morden, Worcester Park, Colliers Wood, Mitcham, Southfields and Sutton Common

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Why do you find Raynes Park a great place to live?


"Great area on the borders of busier Wimbledon and has a real community feel."

February 2015


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"Gothic Lodge, Woodhayes Road was the first house in London to have a telephone, introduced by its owner engineer William Henry Preece in the late 1800s."

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Child-friendly activities near Raynes Park

Musical Express

Sindbads 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

Thula Mama-Wimbledon group

Wimbledon village
Thula Mama (www.thulamama.co.uk) is a close harmony singing group for parents. We sing interesting and inspiring music from around the world, meet other new parents, and lull our babies to sleep with beautiful harmonies! Website

Baby Sensory Wimbledon - Birth to 13 months

Christ 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

Ridgway Stables

Ridgway Stables
We have a wide selection of ponies carefully chosen for their kind temperament and experience in teaching children to ride a pony in the wonderful surroundings of Wimbledon Common. We have over 20 horses and ponies so adults and children get plenty of opportunity to ride. Our horses and ponies are trained to make the novice or expereinced rider feel at ease. Website

Caterpillar Music

The Mansel Road Centre
Babies are never too young to enjoy Caterpillar Music and they enjoy watching other babies and older children- it encourages them to crawl, stand up and eventually start taking a few steps in order to follow the fun with the older children. Website
  1. About Raynes Park

    Raynes Park is a suburb within the London Borough of Merton south-west London, centred around Raynes Park station and situated between Wimbledon and New Malden. It is 8.2 miles (13.2 km) south-west of Charing Cross. The area is effectively divided into two by the Waterloo - Southampton mainline railway. It is a typical London commuter suburb in that it is relatively prosperous and the residents are mostly middle class although there are few major retail chains. The nearest major shopping area is nearby Wimbledon. Residents can easily travel to nearby Wimbledon, West Wimbledon, Wimbledon Village, Kingston or Sutton. Raynes Park has good train links to Waterloo station. Towards the north and west, either side of the borough boundary with the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames are more the expensive areas of Copse Hill and Coombe with their large detached houses, golf courses and gated lands.

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