A locals' guide to Putney Heath
"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
"Being by the river at Putney is the prettiest, most replenishing spot in London..."Gary Howorth
"Barnes Common is the perfect place for picnics or lazy, sunny evenings."Rupert Dickinson
Where do Putney Heath locals go?
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
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
Amazing coffee shop serving Allpress Espresso, breakfast items and lunchtime treats.
Submitted by Oliver
Sean at Midori Sushi makes the best katsu curry, terriyaki and sushi in front of you - it's delicious!
Submitted by Katie
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 fine establishment offering the best Indian dishes you will find inside the M25. A must if you are passing through SW15.
Submitted by Gary
Amazing traditional British food upstairs and then head on down to the vaulted bar below!
Submitted by Oliver
A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.
Submitted by Katherine
Why do you find Putney Heath a great place to live?
"It has a rural feel, with the heath nearby and a short walk to Richmond Park. Despite being quiet and green, it's only moments from Putney where there are rail links and all the shops and restaurants."
What do you like about Putney Heath?
Did you know?
"An obelisk erected in 1788 commemorates David Hartley, who built a fire-proof house on that spot. Using iron and copper plates, he successfully fire proofed the building and demonstrated his experiment to guests at a dinner party."
Explore Putney Heath
Child-friendly activities near Putney Heath
Storytime is half an hour of songs stories and rhymes. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 2-4 years. Storytime is a chance to: make friends and socialise, listen to popular stories 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
Make and Play Drop-InGranard Centre for Children and Families
Come along and enjoy arts and crafts or cooking with your child. This is a good oppotunity to create and make things from scratch that you can take away. This session is for parents/carers with their children aged 0-5 years. Your child can: develop/improve their creative skills, improve fine motor skills, and use a variety of materials paints etc. There is no need to book you can just drop-in. Website
SwimmingGranard Children's Centre
Learn to swim and improve your technique in a fun and safe environment. We have classes for all abilities and friendly qualified teachers. For children aged 5 and over and adults. 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. Website
Baby clinic and weigh inGranard Children's Centre
Baby weighing advice and support from a health visitor and Community Nursery Nurse. Parents/carers can: get advice and support, speak to a nurse and get your baby weighed. There is no need to book just drop-in. Don't forget to bring your red book. Website
Fighting Fit Martial Arts - RoehamptonRoehampton Sport & Fitness Centre
The children's classes are great for building confidence, fitness and self-esteem, and we cover things like ""stranger-danger"", first aid, respectful behaviour - and emergency procedures - all good skills in today's competitive world. Members: £7 Non-members: £9 Website
Toddler GymGranard Children’s Centre
A fun six week excercise session for toddlers. This session is for parent/carers and children aged over 16 months. A range of activities to enjoy including: meeting other parents in the area with children in the same age group, a chance to explore new activities with your child, and a place for your child to interact with other children. Call the centre for more information. Website
Outreach CafeGranard Children's Centre
Come along to the advice drop-in session. The outreach cafe has a family support service and we can work with families and offer one off advice at our advice session . A family support worker will be available to offer support and advice in the following areas: parenting, school and nursery, budgeting, life changing events, behaviour and strategies, family support, health and well-being, stress, and information about activities. There is no need to book just drop-in. Website
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