Putney and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Putney and surrounding areas
"Being by the river at Putney is the prettiest, most replenishing spot in London..."Gary Howorth
"The high number of young residents in Putney make it a perfect place to settle if you are coming down to London for the first time..."Matthew Williamson
"Earlsfield has everything that families and professionals are looking for in an area..."Rupert Greig
Where do Putney and surrounding areas locals go?
Sean at Midori Sushi makes the best katsu curry, terriyaki and sushi in front of you - it's delicious!
Submitted by Katie
A fine establishment offering the best Indian dishes you will find inside the M25. A must if you are passing through SW15.
Submitted by Gary
UK Star Nails
I love this nail bar! Their prices are very good and they always do a really good job. You may have to wait to be seen, but it's worth it...
Submitted by Daisy
A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.
Submitted by Katherine
A country-style pub with a beer garden that is lovely for an evening drink in summer, or get cosy inside during winter.
Submitted by Katherine
Amazing traditional British food upstairs and then head on down to the vaulted bar below!
Submitted by Oliver
Amazing coffee shop serving Allpress Espresso, breakfast items and lunchtime treats.
Submitted by Oliver
Wimbledon Windmill Museum
A great place to visit with the family to learn all about windmilling. The children can also have a go at making flour using the grindstone there!
Submitted by Will
An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.
Submitted by Katherine
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Did you know?
"The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race first began in 1829 and in the race's history, there has only ever been one dead heat. In 1877, both crews finished with a time of 24 minutes and 8 seconds."
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Child-friendly activities near Putney and surrounding areas
Baby Rhyme TimePutney 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 Wandsworth libraries only. If you would like to join the library you will need to complete a library application form and provide a proof of identity and address. You will then be given a library membership card which will allow you to borrow items and attend this type of session. Website
The Dance LabThe Dance Lab
This is a ballroom and latin dance class for children on Saturday morning. The focus is primarily movement to music, in addition to learning a few simple sequences. For the younger kids, the focus is primarily movement to music, in addition to learning a few simple sequences. The class also aims to improve their attention and coordination. For 6-12 years, there is stronger focus on ballroom and latin dances. They will learn a variety of dances across this style of dance and at the same time improve their concentration, attention, coordination and interaction with others. 3-5 years: £3 - 10:30-11:00 6-12 years: £5 - 11:00-12:00 Website
Perform - PutneySt Stephen's Church Hall
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes for 4-7 year olds will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. We have developed a unique curriculum using a mix of energetic games, catchy songs and funky dances to help bring out children's true potential. All class materials are written by us and each term there's a different theme to keep young imaginations buzzing. Website
Art Academy -Toddler Classes(2-4 years)Lacy Road Gallery
All the children that attend Art Academy at Lacy Road Gallery are encouraged to explore their visual awareness. They are taught how to work from still life and also learn to do work from their own imaginations. A range of professional materials are used namely, charcoal, pastels, acrylic paint and a whole host of 3D materials. Website
Swimming AcademyPutney Leisure Centre
Swimming Academy lessons are delivered under the Swimming Academy brand and follows the Amateur Swimming Association's (ASA) Learn to Swim framework. This uses fun and games to take children from the first splash to full competence in the pool and will ultimately help your child develop confidence in the water. The ASAs Learn to Swim Programme guides your child through ten clearly defined stages and there's a foundation level to get babies as young as six-months-old started. All of the ASA Learn to Swim Programme is supported by the Kellogg's ASA Awards scheme. Children and young people can: enhance their swimming skills improve their fitness have fun. Please bring a swimming costume no loose fitting shorts a swimming hat a towel and goggles. Please call to book in advance. Spaces are limited. Session Prices - Member Adult (16+) £3.90 Child (5-15) £2.10 65+ £2.10 Concession/Students/UB40* £2.10 Family(2 Adults,2 Children-weekends,holidays only) £9.90 kinetika Swim Members FREE kinetika All Inclusive Members FREE kinetika Gym Members £3.90 kinetika Workout Members £3.90 Swimming Academy Members FREE Registered Disabled FREE Under 5's FREE Session Prices - Non Members Adult (16+) £5.00 Child (5-15) £3.20 65+ £3.20 Concession/Students/UB40* £3.20 Family(2 Adults,2 Children-weekends,holidays only) £14.30 kinetika Swim Members FREE kinetika All Inclusive Members FREE kinetika Gym Members N/A kinetika Workout Members N/A Swimming Academy Members FREE Registered Disabled FREE Under 5's FREE Website
Table TennisPutney Leisure Centre
Come and join in a friendly table tennis club and improve your skills shots and techniques. This session is for children and young people. Children and young people can: improve their skills and technique, stay fit and healthy, and make friends and socialise. Call for more details. Website
St Stephen's Parent and Toddler GroupSt Stephen's Church Hall
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. At the group children can enjoy free play singing snack time and join in a craft activity. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-5 years (you do not have to be a member of the Church to join the group). Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. There is no waiting list for this group so you can just drop-in. £2 for parents and first child, which includes tea and coffee (£3 per family if more than one child attending) Website
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