Acton and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Acton and surrounding areas
"With fantastic rail services from Acton, you can be in the heart of the West End in under 25 minutes!"Jas Dhaliwal
"The revival of Acton as an investment hot spot shows no sign of abating..."Alexi Earl
"Nowhere else combines the value of property with ease of transport links..."Jonathan Daykin
Where do Acton and surrounding areas locals go?
Ealing Lawn Tennis Club
Based in the heart of Ealing Common, this tennis club has grass, indoor, clay and Astro courts.
Submitted by Tatiana
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.
Submitted by Tatiana
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!
Submitted by Natalia
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.
Submitted by Lindsay
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 .
Submitted by John
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!
Submitted by Natalia
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!
Submitted by Chris
The Ginger Pig
A superb butchers with top quality meat and amazing roast dinner sandwiches!
Submitted by Luke
Delicious freshly prepared sushi and hot dishes perfect for lunch time. They also sell bubble tea and after 4pm, the food is 50% off!
Submitted by Daisy
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.
Submitted by Daisy
The loveliest little café, where the owner Kelly will make you a fantastic flat white and an even better gourmet sandwich.
Submitted by Keva
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.
Submitted by Ryan
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Child-friendly activities near Acton and surrounding areas
Katie's Club - Tiny Maestros ClassThe 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
Ealing Junior Music SchoolTwyford 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
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
Little AngelsSt 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
Pen Stars Handwriting GroupsChildren's Therapy,
Poor handwriting can evolve from difficultly in a mixture of factors, such as: motor planning, processing information from our sensory systems, remembering letter formation strokes, recognising all letters, spacing, organization, alignment, pencil grip, pencil pressure, copying ability, and more. Website
Kung Fu Kids-YMAASt. Stephen Community Hall,
Our Kung Fu Kids program use Shaolin exercises and games to develop physical fitness, coordination, and concentration according to YMAA Kung Fu Kids program. This training builds mutual respect and self-confidence through teamwork, setting objectives, and achieving goals. Website
The Ark in The ParkThe 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or for Swim Camps, please contact Rob Clarke, email@example.com. Website
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