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Putney

A picturesque gem on the banks of the Thames

"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

"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!"

Jon Pitman

What is your favourite place?

Where do Putney locals go?

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 Glass Dome

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

Wandsworth Park

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

Putney Pies

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

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

London Grace

Manicures, champagne and cakes all in one place!

Marco Polo

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

Putney Tandoori

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

Artisan

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

Midori Sushi

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

The Duke's Head

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

The Italian Boys

The best homemade focaccia sandwiches.

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

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

Telegraph Pub

A cosy and casual pub with fireplace and great food!

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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

What do you love about Putney?

Why do you find Putney a great place to live?

Charlotte

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

March 2015

Mark

"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"

February 2015

Patrick

"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."

January 2015

Lucy

"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??"

December 2014

Vicky

"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 n... more

December 2014

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"The name Putney is derived from "landing place where hawks are seen" and is appears in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Putelei."

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Child-friendly activities near Putney

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

Art Academy- Saturday Art Classes

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

St Stephen's Parent and Toddler Group

St 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

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

Perform - Putney

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

Specialised Children's Singing lesons

The Community Church
Here at Little Voices Putney we welcome children aged 4 - 19 years providing Performing Arts training teaching Singing and Drama to the highest standard whilst building confidence and promoting children's personal and social development. 4 to 6 years: Mondays: 15:45-16:25 Wednesdays: 15:45-16:25 & 16:30-17:10 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
  1. 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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