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The Glass Dome

The Glass Dome

Really good steak and on certain nights there is a pianist.

London Grace

London Grace

Manicures, champagne and cakes all in one place!

UK Star Nails

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...

The Italian Boys

The Italian Boys

The best homemade focaccia sandwiches.

Midori Sushi

Midori Sushi

Sean at Midori Sushi makes the best katsu curry, terriyaki and sushi in front of you - it's delicious!

Wandsworth Park

Wandsworth Park

A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.

Putney Tandoori

Putney Tandoori

A fine establishment offering the best Indian dishes you will find inside the M25. A must if you are passing through SW15.

Putt in the Park

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

The Duke's Head

The Duke's Head

The perfect spot for watching the Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race.

Putney Pies

Putney Pies

Amazing traditional British food upstairs and then head on down to the vaulted bar below!

Marco Polo

Marco Polo

An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.

Telegraph Pub

Telegraph Pub

A cosy and casual pub with fireplace and great food!

Artisan

Artisan

Amazing coffee shop serving Allpress Espresso, breakfast items and lunchtime treats.

Wimbledon Windmill Museum

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!

The Telegraph

The Telegraph

A country-style pub with a beer garden that is lovely for an evening drink in summer, or get cosy inside during winter.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Wandsworth, Southfields, Roehampton, Barnes, Fulham, Imperial Wharf, Barons Court, Earlsfield, West Kensington and Clapham Junction

"Dr Edward Benes (1884-1948), who went on to become the President of Czechoslovakia lived at 26 Gwendolen Avenue, Putney."

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...

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Fulham Palace Gardens have undergone a transformation in the last few years and are looking better than ever!

Rupert Simmonds

Fulham Palace is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit with a fantastic cafe serving delicious sausage sandwiches!

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What locals say about Putney

  1. Putney is close enough for everywhere I need to go and far away enough that its quiet!

  2. Putney is so close to so many parks, commons and wilderness areas. Like being in the country even through you are still in central London

  3. Putney is a very safe feeling community area with many active persons who participate in running, cycling, rowing, sailing, etc. The easy access to Richmond park, Barnes, and the river provide a country feel while being a short commute to the city center.

  4. Tube access at Putney Bridge, overland train access at the top of the hill - great buses. The best thing is walking home over Putney Bridge on a warm summer's night and looking at the river - it seems to divide work from home life. Great pubs, fantastic shopping, easy to leave London for the weekend - need I go on??

  5. Putney is a beautiful bustling town within a big city. An easy commute into the city via train to Waterloo or simply hop on the underground or bus in to Central London. However, there is no need to travel at the weekend because Putney provides everything you need on your doorstep. The High Street is home to a wide variety of shops, supermarkets, hairdressers, boutiques and a wide range of restaurants - I am still discovering new places to eat after 4 years of living here! Wonderful homely pubs and upcoming bars, live music and great food. And last but not least, the River Thames and local parks provide an excellent setting for a relaxing walk or spiriting run to escape the hustle and bustle...

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Child-friendly activities near Putney

Putney Leisure Centre

Putney Leisure Centre
This service provides sporting activities the use of fitness equipment and exercise classes. Babies children young people and adults of all abilities can use the centre. The service provides many activities and facilities including: purpose-built crèche large gym sauna sports hall precision cycling studio swimming pool with wave machine. You can telephone or drop in for information on activities. You will need to pay to use these facilities. You do not have to become a member to use the service but membership will allow you to get discounts on activities. You can use the service during opening times and set activity times. It is advisable to bring: a towel water bottle change of clothes and appropriate footwear. Website

Capoeira

D C Leisure Management Ltd
Capoeira is a fusion of Fitness Acrobatics Self-Defense Dance and Music (instruments playing/singing). The Capoeira classes at Putney Leisure Centre are run by ACER Capoeira London UK are aimed at adults aged 18-65 though parents/carers can bring their children along to take part. Capoeira is a mix of disciplines which build/develop: Confidence self-esteem Self-discipline respect Physical fitness strength stamina flexibility Balance coordination Creativity and learning. Capoeira has already been shown to help people to stay out of trouble. Capoeira also introduces young people to a new language (Brazilian Portuguese) through music and movements. All classes are suitable for beginners. You do not have to be a member of the Leisure Centre to attend the class. You can book online and pay less for your trial session or you can just turn up to the class and pay on arrival. Please bring water and suitable comfortable clothing (ideally a tracksuit and a white or blue t-shirt). Website

Kung Fu

Putney Leisure Centre
Dragon Warriors school of martial arts is please to offer childrens kung fu classes. These classes are for children and young people aged 7 years or over. Kung fu can help children and young people to: get in shape, defend yourself, relieve stress, improve your self-confidence, and meet new people and make friends. Contact the Centre for more information. Website

The Dance Lab

The 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

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St 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

The House Of Yoga

The House of Yoga
We are a contemporary modern day Hot Yoga studio where students can connect to a great community vibe. We believe our style of Hot Power Vinyasa Yoga is accessible to all, you just need to show up and get ready to be challenged both physically and mentally. Our vision is to empower a yoga community who are willing to transform their lives both on and off the mat. Whether you are new to yoga or have a regular practice the team here at THoY, is committed to you having an amazing experience! Take a look around our site to see what we are all about and we look forward to seeing you in class soon. Website

Baby Rhyme Time

Putney 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

About Putney

Putney is a residential and shopping district in south London, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated 5.1 miles (8.2 km) south-west of Charing Cross. For centuries, Putney was a place where Londoners came for leisure, to enjoy the open spaces and clean air. Since the second half of the 19th century, Putney has been one of the most significant centres for rowing in the United Kingdom.

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