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Ealing Lawn Tennis Club

Ealing Lawn Tennis Club

Based in the heart of Ealing Common, this tennis club has grass, indoor, clay and Astro courts.

Putt in the Park

Putt in the Park

A really fun course for all ages and only £8pp.

The Aeronaut

The Aeronaut

Arguably one of Ealing borough's most unique venues. Circus themed, they have circus performances on Friday and Saturday evenings and they even have their own microbrewery onsite. Definitely one of the best beer gardens in London and a lively, fun place to go for a few drinks after a long week!

Acton Market

Acton Market

Run every week Weds/Thurs/Fri/Sat by local charity and social enterprise Action West London. This is an exciting market with a real community feel, reflecting Acton's diverse communities. Stalls are available to rent daily and currently include ethnic street foods, fresh fish, fashion, jewellery and bargain stalls .

11 Coffee & Co

11 Coffee & Co

Situated close to North Ealing Station, this café has a huge selection of freshly made cakes. The hot food is great too! Try the chicken and barley soup.

Atari-Ya

Atari-Ya

A Japanese fishmongers selling high-quality sushi and sashimi.

The Station House

The Station House

A little gem located in the heart of Acton in Poet's Corner and a lovely place to go for a bite to eat - great selection of food and very tasty. The Sunday lunch is AMAZING! Really nice paved garden out front with lots of plants and they let dogs in too!

Natural Natural

Natural Natural

Once it's past 5.30pm, all the fresh sushi goes half price - it's delicious! They also stock an array of Japanese food and drinks.

Gochisou

Gochisou

Delicious freshly prepared sushi and hot dishes perfect for lunch time. They also sell bubble tea and after 4pm, the food is 50% off!

Cafe Paolo

Cafe Paolo

A family run café that even has a loyalty offer of buy 8 breakfasts and get 1 free! An extremely friendly father and son team who make you feel welcome in the local area.

Yo Yo Kitchen

Yo Yo Kitchen

The best sushi takeaway in Ealing!

Detour Café

Detour Café

The loveliest little café, where the owner Kelly will make you a fantastic flat white and an even better gourmet sandwich.

Gunnersbury Triangle

Gunnersbury Triangle

Bounded by train tracks, this picturesque spot is a haven for wildlife. There's a trail that you can follow with information points, where you can learn all about the local species.

The Duke of Sussex

The Duke of Sussex

A rustic gastropub with a great beer garden and excellent food. It can be a bit of a minor celeb hangout too!

The Ginger Pig

The Ginger Pig

A superb butchers with top quality meat and amazing roast dinner sandwiches!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Acton, North Acton, Turnham Green, Gunnersbury, East Acton, Ealing, South Ealing, Park Royal, Chiswick and North Ealing

"The name Acton is derived from "farmstead by the oaks", as in Old English "Ac" meant "oak" and "tun" meant "farm"!"

Nowhere else combines the value of property with ease of transport links...

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With fantastic rail services from Acton, you can be in the heart of the West End in under 25 minutes!

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From down below or way up high, you can really appreciate Chiswick's leafy, charming appeal that everyone loves.

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Ealing Junior Music School

Twyford Church of England High School
Ealing Junior Music School provides children and young people with musical training, in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. You can choose from a variety of individual instrumental lesson, ensembles, choirs, theory and musicianship sessions. Full Course: £330/term (aged 7-11) Ealing Children's Choir: £80/term (aged 3-8) Musicianship (for younger children): £95/term Start to Play (for younger children): £150/term Early Starter and Paired Lesson (for younger children) £185/term Website

Katie's Club - Tiny Maestros Class

The Park Club
TINY MAESTROS is a FUN and interactive creative music class for babies and toddlers. Introduce your little ones to music through new exciting stories and songs, instrument work and games that will be lots of fun as well as having educational benefits. Each 40-minute session (30-mins at Katie's Club) is designed to be engaging for both adult and child, and is a LIVE music session with a highly trained professional singer, instrumentalist and actress. For babies, TINY MAESTROS focuses on speech and language development, tummy time, hand and eye coordination and sensory play using songs and LIVE music. Website

The Ark in The Park

The Park Club
The Ark is divided into age appropriate rooms, with a specific area for programmed activities running alongside the daily crèche and day care. Camps include Multi-Sports, Tennis, Football, Cricket, SwimSplash, Athletics, Arts & Crafts, Drama, Rookie Life Saving (full week only) and more. Lunch is only included in full day bookings. For full details of the programme being run, please contact Patrick Fisher, Sports & Activities Manager, patf@theparkclub.co.uk or for Swim Camps, please contact Rob Clarke, rob@theparkclub.co.uk. Website

The Ark in The Park (3-7 year olds)

The Park Club
During the school holidays, The Ark in the Park offers a Holiday Club for children of ages 3 - 7 years old. The children may be booked in for half or whole days during the Holiday Club. They are given the chance to participate in many different activities where they will learn to explore and investigate, discuss and challenge observations whilst using free choice and expression when making and decorating items such as boxes, jewellery, badges, masks, ceramics and sewing. Lunch is included in full day bookings. Website

Wendell Park Toy Library

St Saviours Church Hall,
Children's centres are designed for families with children, from conception to under five years. They provide services including advice and guidance, integrated education and care, parent and toddler drop-in groups, family learning, family support, health services and links to employment/training.

Baby Yoga with Alice Morgan

Yoga at Studio
Parent and Baby Yoga is the way for new beings. This revolutionary method lays deep foundations for physical self-confidence. It also produces emotional and mental wellbeing. The result? A secure, happy and fulfilled baby, off to the best possible start in life. Alice Morgan, anthropologist and mother of three teaches parents and their babies in a series of specially adapted yoga classes inspired by cultures from around the world. £10 for drop in session £8 per class for a school term course Website

Little Angels

St Michael & All Angels Parish Hall
'Little Angels' Playgroup for babies and toddlers 0-3 years meets on Wednesday mornings from 10am to 11.30 (term time only) and costs only £3 per child. It is located in the side chapel at St Michael & All Angels, which is contained and cosy. We have soft play mats and a lot of toys, we also provide a healthy snack for the children (and tea, coffee and biscuits for the adults!). Website

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