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Chelsea and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Chelsea and surrounding areas

"Connecting Battersea and Chelsea, you can look out from Battersea Bridge towards desirable Chelsea Embankment."

William Campbell

"Sloane Square is definitely the place to go if you're looking for both upmarket boutiques and high street stores in one area."

Joseph Divito

"The lights on Grade II listed Chelsea Bridge twinkle brightly at night."

Joseph Divito

What is your favourite place?

Where do Chelsea and surrounding areas locals go?

KX

KX (pronounced Kicks) is a private members health club for elite clients on Draycott Avenue, with a spa, gym and restaurant. Well-known for its famous yet discrete members.

Burton Court

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

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 Ivy Chelsea Garden

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

The Good Life Eatery

For all things healthy but delicious! The 'Choc Norris' smoothie (Almond milk, raw cacao, avocado, banana, almond hazelnut butter) is an excellent choice...

Liz Earle

Premium skincare with a premium price tag, but worth every penny!

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.

Duke of York Square

Watching Wimbledon on a sunny day in Duke of York Square is a great way to pass the day! There is also a market every Saturday selling upmarket, handmade products and food.

Lockonego

While you're having your locks groomed in this upmarket salon, there's an excellent coffee and takeaway menu available from Eight over Eight!

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

Natural History Museum

From dinosaurs to volcanoes, a great day out for all the family!

The Orange

Who wouldn't enjoy a whole roast cow?! The Sunday roast at The Orange is certainly generously sized...

Wyndham House

A family-run butchers selling not only meats, but deli items, cheeses and condiments.

Delicias de Portugal

Super favourite amongst locals and professionals in the area. Great selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, wines, meat and cheese, and take away lunch. Usually the queue starts on the street outside of the shop.

Smythson

Luxurious leather goods with a very high price tag, but perfect for special occasions and treats.

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"The River Westbourne is one of the River Thames' many tributaries and now flows through an underground pipe owing to the development of the land over it. At Sloane Square Underground Station, there is evidence of its existence where the pipe is exposed above the platform."

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Culture Kids Cookery Classes

Curzon
The Culture Kitchen cooking class is the perfect introduction to food for the over twos and is a class that has been known to transform the pickiest pallets into fabulous foodies! Children taste the dish of the day along with freshly squeezed juice of the day and then are able to take home their culinary creation to share with the family The whole experience lasts an hour and 15 minutes. We take a maximum of 13 children per session. Learning to cook enhances a child development in so many ways from acquiring fine and gross motor skills dexterity pre math skills social and emotional development and concentration. Why not sign up today and let's get ready to cook!

Stay & Play


Come and play with your child, in a relaxed, friendly environment. You will have the chance to have a chat with other adults, make links for child care, gain friends, get new ideas and have fun with your child/children. Website

Violet Melchett


Violet Melchett Children's Centre wants to work with families, children and practitioners to ensure that every child is given the opportunity to reach their full potential. This can mean supporting those in the earliest years in learning or helping children to develop life skills. Website

Baby and Toddler Swim

Chelsea Leisure Centre
We provide a gentle introduction to baby swimming in a playful, fun and safe environment with a progression that will develop natural swimming skills. Website

Culture Kids Music Classes

Curzon
Culture Kids music classes are like no other as each class is based on one of more than 40 different lesson plans. There is a different theme each week and not one of the classes is repeated within the school year. During the class the children listen and play along to music look at flash cards and photographs explore toys and props dance sing dress up read stories and do role play which all adds up to a fun packed 45 minute session.

Parent & Baby Swimming Lessons In Knightsbridge

Aquilla Health & Fitness Centre
is generally kept at a constant temperature of 32°C or above. Please take special note that no push chairs will be permitted into the club. Website

Pregnancy Yoga in South Kensington


Yoga is the ideal exercise for pregnant woman. Pregnancy yoga is widely recommended by midwives and doctors to expectant mothers as a way of keeping fit and mobile, and helps to relieve discomforts sometimes associated with pregnancy such as back pain, tightness in breathing, sciatica, SPD, and swelling of the joints. It also gives you space to strengthen, open and relax your entire body, creative a positive and centered mindspace to prepare your for your labour. Website
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