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Wonderful parkland along the Thames juxtaposing striking Battersea Power Station

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The Prince Albert

The Prince Albert

Perfect for a post-park refreshment, this traditional pub opposite Battersea Park's Albert Gate has plenty of tables outside.

Caffettino

Caffettino

The best Italian cappuccino in London and friendly people too!

The Latchmere

The Latchmere

A lovely pub in Battersea with a great garden at the back!

Flour to the People

Flour to the People

Gorgeous local sourdough bakery that makes amazing coffees and fry ups - even homemade baked beans and perfect poached eggs!

Chelsea Physic Garden

Chelsea Physic Garden

A must for anyone interested in botanics and horticulture. They put on lots of workshops throughout the year and there's a fantastic Christmas fair too.

The Woodman

The Woodman

A lively neighbourhood pub serving great food and Badger ales on draft.

Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre

Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.

Burton Court

Burton Court

Hire a cricket pitch or get help from a tennis coach in the grounds of the grand Royal Hospital Chelsea.

North St. Deli

North St. Deli

In the heart of Clapham Old Town, this deli's very friendly staff sell freshly made salads and sandwiches.

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

Ask for a garden table and sit near the fire pit.....

The Chelsea Ivy Garden

The Chelsea Ivy Garden

Breakfast to dinner, beautiful setting and massive heated garden!

BRGR.CO

BRGR.CO

The newest gourmet burger joint on King's Road - great for an indulgent but fast lunch. Don't miss out on the mac 'n' cheese!

Jack's at the Junction

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

Rabbit

Rabbit

Tapas-style appetisers, game dishes and a rustic interior - an excellent restaurant for lunch and dinner with friends and family.

Chelsea Farmers' Market

Chelsea Farmers' Market

A collection of shops and restaurants catering for a range of palates, it's the place to be on a sunny afternoon.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Battersea, Nine Elms, Clapham Junction, Chelsea, Sloane Square, Imperial Wharf, Pimlico, Clapham, Clapham North and South Kensington

"Battersea Park served as the site of the first ever official football match under the modern rules of the Football Association."

On a lovely summer's day it's fun to watch the fountain display in Battersea Park!

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It's exciting to see the London landscape transforming around Battersea Power Station...

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For me, there's no better place to take a stroll along the Thames than by Battersea Park...

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What locals say about Battersea Park

  1. Battersea Park is a lovely area. I live next to the park and have always loved the greenery which is so rare in London. It's just over the river from Chelsea and is well connected by bus and rail.

  2. Battersea is a beautiful, leafy suburban area - in the heart of London. Residential streets with a diverse community - great local shops and boutiques, and minutes from either Waterloo or Clapham Junction. Further, the park!!! Peaceful walks across the park, wildlife flourishing and loads to do with friends and family. It is a great place to start to live and appreciate London life!

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Child-friendly activities near Battersea Park

Baby Rhyme Time

Battersea Park Library
Baby Rhyme Time is a lively session of songs and rhymes with action for babies and toddlers and their carers. This session is for parents / carers and their children aged 0 - 2 years. Families can: come and make friends, learn and sing songs that will help your child learn, and help develop your child's imagination. There is no need to book just turn up. Please note these sessions are for members of the Wandsworth libraries only. Website

Junior Judo Battersea

Stars Gym Unit 5a
Starting in September, GB 2012 Olympic Judo prospects Alex Farbon and Jonathon Purssey will be running a 10 to 12 week judo. You learn an array of throws, hold downs and submissions. Its Japanese roots give an ethos of mutual respect, discipline and self-control. Vital tools for life and a physical work out like no other! First timers welcome to try their first class for free. Cost for the 10 week course is £75 Website

Healthy Cooking Workshops

Chesterton Primary School and Centre for Children and Families
These sessions aim to teach parents/carers how to cook healthy food for their families on a budget. This session is for parents and carers of 2-5 year olds. You will learn: How to keep your family healthy Fun new recipes How to manage your family food budget Please call to book a place. Website

Music First and Story Time

Chesterton Primary School Dagnall Street London
A session for parent/carers and children to have fun learning songs and stories from around the world. This session is for parent/carers and children up to 5 years. Families and children joining this activity will: have access to a range of multi-cultural instruments, have fun learning new words and phrases, meet other families with children under five years, and learn dance and actions to your favourite nursery songs. There is no need to book just drop-in. Website

Well Baby Clinic

Doddington Health Clinic
At the Well Baby Clinic, you can get advice and guidance about your child. The clinic offers the chance for you to: -discuss general health, issues and worries about your child; -have your child weighed; and -get advice about feeding. These sessions are for parents/carers and young children aged 0-5 years. Website

Dream F.C Skills School

Sacred Heart School Battersea
The Skills School is about developing players of all abilities. Helping them better their technique and also skill set whilst also developing them better their motor skills in a safe and fun learning environment. £3 (casual);£5 Sibling Discount; £12 for 6 weeks; Website

About Battersea Park

Battersea Park is an 200 acre (83-hectare) green space at Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated on the south bank of the River Thames opposite Chelsea, and was opened in 1858. The park occupies a mix of marshland reclaimed from the Thames, and land formerly used for market gardens that served the London population. The park is home to a small children's zoo, a boating lake, a bandstand, and several all-weather outdoor sporting facilities including tennis courts, a running track and football pitches. The park is also the site of the London Peace Pagoda, erected in 1985.

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