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Attractive period homes lining elegant roads moments from the Thames

"You can be at London Waterloo in less than 15 minutes from Earlsfield Station."

Rupert Greig

"Earlsfield has everything that families and professionals are looking for in an area..."

Rupert Greig

"It's fun to watch the ducks swim across the ponds at Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

What is your favourite place?

Where do Wandsworth locals go?

Wandsworth Park

A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.

Marco Polo

An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.


Once featured in Time Out's top 50 restaurants in London, the original restaurant started in Raynes Park, with people flocking from all over London for an authentic Korean dining experience.

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

Excellent selection of fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products brought in direct from the producers every Saturday.

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

The Glass Dome

Really good steak and on certain nights there is a pianist.


The greatest curry house in South West London! Ask for the Gust Khata Masala, you will not be disappointed!


Vintage beats, breakfast and burgers. Best burger in Earlsfield!

The Ship

There is no better pub on a Sunday for a boozy session! It has a huge outside area looking out over the banks of the Thames by Wandsworth Bridge.

Chez Bruce

Always great modern European food at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Perfect for a special occasion.

Wandsworth Common

One of the best places south of the Thames to walk your dog on a Sunday morning. There is also a fantastic coffee shop inside the park where you can meet friends and catch up on the week.


Also known as Fyre, possibly the best and most consistently great steaks in all of London.

The Leather Bottle

A 300 year old Young's pub with London's biggest pub garden, featuring beach huts and a volley ball court - fantastic on a summer's day!

Marina Fish

Fantastic for 'fishy Fridays' or a cheeky lunchtime deal for £4.50. Great quality fish shipped down daily from Scotland.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Southfields, Earlsfield, Wandsworth Common, Putney, Clapham Junction, Imperial Wharf, Battersea, Fulham, Roehampton and Balham

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Why do you find Wandsworth a great place to live?


"Good schools, good shopping and great transport links in and out of London. Great parks and generally safe"

January 2015


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"So many young flounder fish migrate through Putney each year that they turn the water grey. Sea Bass are also native to this part of the river."

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth

Perform - Putney

St Stephen's Church Hall
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes for 4-7 year olds will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. We have developed a unique curriculum using a mix of energetic games, catchy songs and funky dances to help bring out children's true potential. All class materials are written by us and each term there's a different theme to keep young imaginations buzzing. Website

Pepe's Toddler Membership Group

Baptist Church
We are friendly small group maximum of 28 children. We are non profit-making membership based group. Our group is what we all create together. We have two rooms to run around and also small outside area. Boths sessions are carefully planned to meet children needs and interests. Each session includes free play refreshment for both adults and children messy/craft activity and a singing time with our Grandma The Puppet. Our Grandma has started to read a story too! In some sessions children can explore through tactile play and burn their energy in obstacle play. In other words to play with anything from puzzles books cars dolls duplo ride ons slides and more. It is a nice place where children can play interact or just run around. Mummies nannies and grandparents can have a chat and relax. We have a three parties a year when we all sit down and have a nice lunch together! If you drive you can park your car for free in church carpark. If you have any questions please get in touch. For children from the smallest age up to 3 and half years old. Older siblings welcome during school holidays (up to age of 5years old). Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. Open on Mondays and Thursdays 10am - 12pm plus some school holiday. New term from the 5th of September until the 18th of November 2013 with a small break on the 26th and 30th of September . We run 10 week terms. Note: We advise that you ring before planning a visit to check all these details are up to date.

Anchor Parents and Tots

Anchor Centre
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-4 years. Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. There is no need to book just drop in. Website

The Ballet School Allfarthing Lane

Wandsworth Preparatory School
The Ballet School follows the Royal Academy of Dance system of training. Classes are thirty minutes to two hours long depending on the age and level of each child. The aim is to give each child the opportunity to develop self-confidence poise co-ordination and musicality in a fun creative yet highly professional environment. The school offers tuition in classical ballet for children aged two and a half years upwards. Classes are available for: Nursery Reception Primary Grade 2 All Ballet School teachers are DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked qualified professionals and a pianist accompanies each class. Visit The Ballet School website for more information. Website

Tumble Time

Wandle Recreation Centre
A range of games and play for children to help develop social skills as well as physical skills. This session is for children aged under 5. Children will have a chance to: play on a bouncy castle and enjoy a soft play session There is no need to book just turn up on the day and join in. Website

Basic Maths Course

West Hill Children's Centre 4
This is a service provided by South Thames College to teach parents basic English at either entry level or level 1/2 depending on the results from an assessment. It is aimed at parents who have little or no qualifications. Parents can: gain a recognised qualification, meet new parents, and learn new skills. Spaces are limited so please call to book a place. There is a creche available for children aged 0-5 years, please call to book a place. Website

Baby Yoga - for Older Babies

St Faith's Church Hall
Fun and toning yoga for Mum's and their little ones. For babies who are on the move - crawling, Cruising or Walking! A term of 10 classes: £110 (£11 per class) Drop in session: £13 per class Website
  1. About Wandsworth

    Wandsworth is a district of south London, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated 4.6 miles (7.4 km) south-west of Charing Cross. Wandsworth takes its name from the River Wandle, which enters the Thames at Wandsworth. East Hill in Wandsworth is an area of large Victorian houses bordered by the west side of Wandsworth Common. Wandsworth Common, set back from the river, at the top of East Hill, containing an area known locally as "the Toast Rack" that has some of the most expensive townhouses in London. Parts of Wandsworth are known as 'Nappy Valley' due to the larger numbers of middle-class, affluent families.

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