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Little Bay

Little Bay

A cosy little restaurant in South Croydon with fantastic service and great food! Make sure you ring up in advance and request a booth when you book to experience the uniqueness of this restaurant.

Shirley Hills Viewpoint

Shirley Hills Viewpoint

This viewpoint in the Addington Hills provides breathtaking views of all of London. Make sure you visit on a clear day!

Khyber

Khyber

One of, if not the best Indian restaurant in Croydon. It has a wide variety of dishes on the menu, including game curries. The food is delicious and portions are perfectly sized to keep you full - but not to the point of bursting.

Stuffins Unlimited

Stuffins Unlimited

A sandwich deli right in the heart of Croydon. The menu is different every day and the prices are great for the amount you get.

Surrey Street Market

Surrey Street Market

Engrained in Croydon's history and open 6 days a week, you can pick up produce from pretty much any part of the world and it is also very cheap! My mum who still lives in Croydon is a fan of 3 bunches of bananas for only £1!

Boxpark Croydon

Boxpark Croydon

Next door to East Croydon Station sits over 30 shipping containers with a variety of food and drink. Some of the biggest names such as Meat Liquor and The Breakfast Club have outlets.

The Whitgift Centre

The Whitgift Centre

There's a great choice of stores in The Whitgift Centre!

Pita Pit

Pita Pit

A wide variety of delicious wraps at great prices!

Shirley Windmill

Shirley Windmill

Guided tours and a visitor centre explaining the milling process, it's a great day out for the family.

The Tram Stop Cafe

The Tram Stop Cafe

Great Coffee and edibles!

The Gold Coast

The Gold Coast

Serving the best food from the motherland, Ghana! The jollof rice served with domedo (seasoned and spiced pork) is to die for... It reminds me of mummy's cooking!

Ambervision

Ambervision

A family business in Thornton Heath open for over 25 years and well known in the community, doing PC and TV sales and repairs.

The Portland Arms

The Portland Arms

Really good selection of beers/ales and some good wine... Chicken burger is great, too.

Carshalton Ponds

Carshalton Ponds

A wealth of wildlife, waterfalls and lovely scenery in the heart of Carshalton.

The Greyhound

The Greyhound

A pub and hotel with lots of outside space - fab in the summer!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of South Croydon, Waddon, Croydon, Shirley Oaks, Wallington, Hackbridge, Thornton Heath, Carshalton, Carshalton Beeches and West Wickham

"Croydon Airport was once one of the world's major airports and the first to introduce Air Traffic Control."

No longer in use, Croydon Airport was once a major international airport that now houses a visitor centre.

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Ashley Whitehouse

Sometimes when I visit the waterfall in Grove Park, it's hard to believe that it is in London!

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Thomas Lebbern

Mitcham Common is a beautiful area to explore and one that I love taking the dog to when the weather's nice.

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Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group

West Street Church
Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group - every Wednesday during term time 9.30-11.30am Held at West Street Church West Street Carshalton (parking available). All welcome no need to book in advance. For more information contact Suzi at: hot.headed.girl@gmail.com Website

NCT Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group

West Street Church
Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group is every Wednesday during term time 9.30-11.30am Held at West Street Church West Street Carshalton (parking available). All welcome no need to book in advance. For more information contact Suzi at: hot.headed.girl@gmail.com Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

St Marks Church Hall
Bumps and Babies provides expectant and new parents with a relaxing and informal get-together. It is a great place to make new friends share your experiences with people going through the same things have a reason to get out of the house if everything seems too much or overwhelming or if you just need to socialise with people in your local area. St Marks Church Hall Braemar Gardens West BR4 0JN Fridays 10.00am-12.00pm (during term time) Website

Caterham Baby Cafe

De Stafford School
Baby Cafe is a breastfeeding drop-in centre where all pregnant and breastfeeding mums are welcome. In a relaxed informal atmosphere you can chat to other mums get one-to-one help from specially trained staff look at books leaflets and DVDs and enjoy some tea coffee and cakes. Website

Crafts Bee Craft Classes

Odeon Cinema
Crafts Bee offers a variety of craft classes including jewellery making Sewing silk Painting Cake Decorating Stained Glass Flower Arranging Knitting & Crochet Card making Quilting Gift Vouchers and Children's Craft Parties.

Sing and Sign

LWS Cafe & Charity
Developed with the help of Speech and Language experts and launched in January 2001, the "Sing and Sign" programme has since taught thousands of parents across the UK how to sign with their babies and encourage amazing early communication. Website

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