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Merton

A leafy South London borough including Mitcham and Wimbledon

"The John Innes Conservation Area in Merton has some beautiful old buildings."

Tom Cope

"Colliers Wood is well connected with the City and central London yet boasts green spaces for families and walking the dog."

Bradley Slade

"Wandle Park in Collier's Wood is a great place to take a picnic or walk the dog."

Thomas Howe

What is your favourite place?

Where do Merton locals go?

Deen City Farms

A small, local petting farm with a riding school and free admission.

The William Morris

Sat on the River Wandle, a traditional, warm and welcoming pub. Serves a great Sunday roast. Perfect for a drink on a summer's afternoon.

Crêpe Affaire

This café serves the perfect sweet and savoury crêpes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The milkshakes are delicious too!

The Old Frizzle

The best halloumi skewers and cocktails! The whole place is surrounded by fairy lights and has live bands on at the weekend.

New Wimbledon Theatre

Bringing West End shows to the heart of Wimbledon since Edwardian times, as well as new and experimental productions.

HMV Curzon

A cinema on Wimbledon's doorstep showing both arts and mainstream films.

The Terrace

Beautiful rooftop restaurant serving tantalising treats to fill you up when the lights go down and the dancing shoes come on (or off in some cases!).

Hot Pink

A healthy grill at an amazing price - it will leave your taste buds sizzling!

Wimbledon Village

The village is alive with such a variety of restaurants, pubs and bars. And there's lots happening when the tennis is on too. It's also close to Wimbledon Common, with a lake where you can feed the birds.

The Pod

The greatest late night hotspot to party your worries away.

Hans Wurst

The best German sausage in town served out of a trailer!

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

Excellent selection of fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products brought in direct from the producers every Saturday.

Light on the Common

This elegant restaurant serves delicious freshly prepared dishes, from light lunches to traditional favourites, including a mean steak and chips.

Buddhapadipa Temple

A beautiful building that I highly recommend anyone to go and take a look!

Bill's

Fantastic breakfasts - even the vegetarian one is great!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Wimbledon, Colliers Wood, Raynes Park, Mitcham, Morden, Tooting, Earlsfield, Southfields, New Malden and Wandsworth

What do you love about Merton?

Why do you find Merton a great place to live?

Paul

"South Park Gardens area is amazing! Love loving here."

July 2011

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"In 1881 designer William Morris opened a textile printing works at Merton Abbey Mills, which has a long textile production history."

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  1. About Merton

    Until the 20th century, most of the parish remained rural in character and the main residential and commercial centres were at Merton Park and along Merton High Street between modern South Wimbledon and Colliers Wood. Merton Park is a place in the London Borough of Merton. It is a quiet and leafy suburb situated between Wimbledon, Morden, South Wimbledon and Wimbledon Chase. It is 7.3 miles (11.7 km) south-west of Charing Cross. The area is part of the historic parish of Merton.

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