Golf courses, parkland and trains to central London – the perfect area for families
"There are some extraordinary properties in the Surbiton and Kingston area that you wouldn't find in central London."Leanna Sharman
"It's not every day you see a Mini in a wall...but you do in Surbiton!"Leanna Sharman
"There has been a lot of development in Surbiton in recent years."Greg Boxer
Where do Hinchley Wood locals go?
Not just for cyclists, this café at the end of Esher's High Street does fantastic coffee and gluten free snacks.
Submitted by Stephen
Fantastic gastro pub right on the River Thames opposite Hampton Court Palace.
Submitted by Stephen
Potentially the smallest café/restaurant I have come across, but packed with rustic charm. The staff are all Italian and sell a great range of foodstuffs - the freshly made sandwiches on Italian breads are a must have at lunch and are so delicious!
Submitted by Lindsay
The Harts Boatyard
With large windows overlooking the Thames, this delightful restaurant makes it feel as if you're dining on a ship!
Submitted by Stephen
The French Tarte
A bakery/café that everyone talks about for their unique breads and other delicacies.
Submitted by Billy
The French Table
This restaurant does delicious food! A wonderful place to celebrate any special occasion.
Submitted by Lise
Surbiton Farmers' Market
This fabulous farmers' market is on Maple Road every third Saturday of the month. There are 26 stalls of fresh farm produce and speciality foods, and it's a great place for meeting friends in the adjoining bars and restaurants. All surplus proceeds go to local charities.
Submitted by Alison
Hampton Court Palace
A great day trip to see the palace where Henry VII once lived, the gardens and the maze.
Submitted by Leanna
Langley's is lovely for an evening drink and their food menu is good. Gets a little loud on Wednesdays when it's Ladies Night!
Submitted by Jamie
Best Italian food I've had in the area by far. Coupled with great service and a wonderful selection of wine.
Submitted by Sharan
Why do you find Hinchley Wood a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees lived at a house called the Firs in Esher from the 1970s. He regularly talked of his love of living in Esher and he always held a spectacular Christmas party there."
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Child-friendly activities near Hinchley Wood
Baby Sensory at Vera Fletcher HallThe Vera Fletcher Hall
Baby Sensory classes provide an exciting activity, which will be fun for you and will help with your baby's sensory development. Call Sari who will arrange for you and your baby to visit one of their classes. Website
Catch-A-Balls: Classes (Ages 2.5-3.5 years) at Vera Fletcher HallThe Vera Fletcher Hall
Catch-a-Balls classes are ball skills and movement classes for pre-school children. We use a variety of equipment including large and small balls, hoops, scarves, balloons and beanbags. Website
Mummy & Me Ballet Class (Ages 18 Months-3 Years) at Vera Fletcher HallThe Vera Fletcher Hall
An early introduction to ballet and movement where your little ones can transform into fairies, butterflies and everything magical. There will also be well known activity songs with which the children will be familiar and love to sing along to. It aims to develop listening skills, memory, co-ordination and basic motor skills through creative movement. The best bit about this class is that the mums, dads and carers can join in too. Website
NCT Bumps and BabiesPavilion Cafe
Are you pregnant and/or have a new baby? Looking to get out of the house for an easy outing and talk with other local mums? Come to our Bumps & Babies group and join other mums and mums-to-be every Wednesday morning. Our antenatal teacher will be on hand on the first and third Wednesday of each month to answer any questions you may have. We meet at the Pavilion Cafe on the Claygate Recreation ground from 10:30am-noon. There is no charge and you don't have to be an NCT member to come along. Park on Church Road and walk up the path past the playground. We look forward to seeing you there! Website
Ragamuffins Play CafeRagamuffins Play Cafe
Unique play cafe specifically designed for toddlers and babies. A lovely place to relax and watch your children have fun. Please note this Cafe CLOSED DOWN in September 2014.
Tiny TunesSurbiton Library Hall
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website
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