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Gorgeous family homes on Richmond Park's doorstep

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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.

Telegraph Pub

Telegraph Pub

A cosy and casual pub with fireplace and great food!

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!

Richmond Park

Richmond Park

You can't beat a wintry walk through Richmond Park...

Artisan

Artisan

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

Midori Sushi

Midori Sushi

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

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.

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.

Kerbisher & Malt

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

London Grace

London Grace

Manicures, champagne and cakes all in one place!

The Glass Dome

The Glass Dome

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

Putney Pies

Putney Pies

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

The Duke's Head

The Duke's Head

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

Artisan

Artisan

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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Putney, Southfields, Barnes, East Sheen, Mortlake, Wandsworth, Earlsfield, Wimbledon, North Sheen and Fulham

"The name Roehampton is derived from "home farm where rooks are seen" and was originally a village that evolved in the 1700s into a popular residential area for the wealthy within easy reach of London."

Barnes Common is the perfect place for picnics or lazy, sunny evenings.

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Rupert Dickinson

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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Matthew Williamson

A fantastic day out if you are lucky enough to get tickets, although the atmosphere in and around Wimbledon during the tennis is great!

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  1. Living in an award-winning apartment overlooking majestic Richmond Park, with only the sound of geese in the nearby pond, you would not believe that you are just 45 minutes from Piccadilly Circus. Surrounded by greenery and tucked away pubs and restaurants, Roehampton is definitely London's most rural and yet 'to be discovered' haven.

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Child-friendly activities near Roehampton

Antenatal Group

Eastwood Children's Centre
These classes are designed to prepare women and their partners for the experience of childbirth. These classes are for women and their partners who live in the Roehampton and Putney area of Wandsworth. This group helps prospective parents prepare for labour by: answering questions on giving birth, teaching breathing techniques, exploring birthing positions, and discussing birthing options (pool hospital home etc.). Please call to book a place. Website

St Margarets Baby and Toddler Group

St Margaret's Church Hall
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This is a local playgroup run by mothers for parent carers and children to meet play together and relax with a coffee/tea. We have access to a two rooms the larger one which has ride ons for the children and a lovely garden for the children to play in. Do come and join us! Aimed at pre-schoolers (Aged 0-4 years) but older siblings are welcome! £2 per family (includes tea, coffee and biscuits) Website

Toy Library Daily Play Sessions

Eastwood Centre for Children and Families
At these sessions children can play with educational toys to help their learning and listen to stories. The sessions are for parents/carers and children aged 0-5 years. These sessions offer: the chance for parents/carers and children to make friends and socialise, support for parents through sharing experiences, a chance for children to explore their creativity, and access to toys that will help children learn. There is no need to book you can just turn up. Website

Breastfeeding Support Group

Eastwood Centre for Children and Families
This Breastfeeding Support Group is a drop-in group where mothers can get help support and advice about breastfeeding. These groups are for mothers to access whose babies are over the age of 10 days. If they need help before their baby is 10 days old they should contact their midwife. At the group mothers can: get help and advice from other breastfeeding mothers, make friends and socialise, get help with breastfeeding positions and latching techniques, and find out the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child. There is no need to book just drop-in. Mothers may be seen by a male or female practitioner. The times and day may change, please call before attending. Website

Fighting Fit Martial Arts - Roehampton

Roehampton 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

Babies and Crawlers

Toy Library
A dedicated time for babies and crawlers under the age of 2 in a safe and stimulating play space set up just for them and their parent/carer. These sessions are for parents/carers with babies and crawlers up to 2 years. These sessions give parents/carers: Parents/careers bond with their babies, Babies and parents socialise and make friends, Babies learn through exploring the range of resources, Advise available from health team. There is no need to book you can just drop-iin. Website

Toddler Gym

Granard 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

About Roehampton

Roehampton is a district in south-west London, forming the western end of the London Borough of Wandsworth. It lies between the town of Barnes to the north, Putney to the east and Wimbledon Common to the south. The Richmond Park golf courses are west of the neighbourhood, and just south of these is the Roehampton Gate entrance to Richmond Park itself, which is the largest of London's Royal Parks. Roehampton is 6.3 miles (10.1 km) south west of Charing Cross. Roehampton was originally a village which became a popular residential area for the wealthy within easy reach of London.

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