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A locals' guide to SM7

"The properties in Sutton are perfect for families and people looking for a quieter life - I love it here!"

Thomas Lebbern

"Sometimes when I visit the waterfall in Grove Park, it's hard to believe that it is in London!"

Thomas Lebbern

"No longer in use, Croydon Airport was once a major international airport that now houses a visitor centre."

Ashley Whitehouse

What is your favourite place?

Where do SM7 locals go?

The Grumpy Mole

Superb food and service at a reasonable price. A hidden gem.

Nonsuch Park

An excellent place for children and families.

The Greyhound

A pub and hotel with lots of outside space - fab in the summer!

Carshalton Ponds

A wealth of wildlife, waterfalls and lovely scenery in the heart of Carshalton.

The Hope

CAMRA Greater London Pub of the Year 2012 & 2013, which is run by a collective of locals. There's always a friendly welcome and the homemade, simple food goes down a treat as well!

The Wrythe Recreation Ground

On this location is a large underground air-raid shelter from the Second World War. The entrance and vents are visible, but it is not possible to enter the bunker. It also backs onto Carshalton Athletic FC football ground.

New Malden Sports Club

Catering for everyone from 3 to 90 years old, it's a great sports club for tennis, squash, badminton and the gym. It's very social and great for the whole family.

Krispy Kreme

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

Chennai Dosa

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

Sambal Express

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

Seoul Plaza

A Korean supermarket packed full of unusual and authentic ingredients from South Korea.

The Watchman

Once a police station and now a pub, The Watchman is set within a listed building.


One of many Korean restaurants along the High Street. Go and try their chicken teriyaki!

Morden Hall Park

With the River Wandle flowing through, there are meadows and wetlands with lots of wildlife and a beautiful rose garden. A fantastic place to walk, run or ride through. At the end of summer, a beer festival is also held here.

Little Bay

A cosy little restaurant in South Croydon with fantastic service and great food! Make sure you ring up in advance and request a booth when you book to experience the uniqueness of this restaurant.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Belmont, Ewell East, Ewell, Cheam, Sutton, Carshalton Beeches, West Sutton, Stoneleigh, Carshalton and Sutton Common

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"The Epson Downs racecourse is the venue for the flat horse-racing event, the Derby. With just 4 entries in 1794 it peaked with 34 entries in 1862 - it is now limited to 20 horses for safety."

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Child-friendly activities near SM7

NCT Dad's Group

YMCA Banstead Children's Centre
Social group just for dads on Mondays in term time. Website

Tiny Tunes

Epsom Methodist 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

NCT Bumps Group

Waterstone's Cafe
Calling all pregnant ladies! Our bumps group meets every Thursday morning at the new Waterstones Cafe on Sutton High Street. Partners also welcome! Website

NCT Epsom Playtime Baby & Toddler Group

St Barnabas Church
Epsom Playtime Baby & Toddler Group is every Friday during term time from 9.30-11.30am Held at St Barnabas Church Hall Temple Road Epsom Surrey KT19 8HA (parking available). All welcome no need to book in advance. For more information contact Helena Barrows at: helenaosullivanbarrows@hotmail.com. Website
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