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A locals' guide to SM5

"Sometimes when I visit the waterfall in Grove Park, it's hard to believe that it is in London!"

Thomas Lebbern

"The properties in Sutton are perfect for families and people looking for a quieter life - I love it here!"

Thomas Lebbern

"Morden Hall Park is a stunning National Trust site right by Morden's town centre, with a cafe and pretty meadowland."

Tom Cope

What is your favourite place?

Where do SM5 locals go?

The Wrythe Recreation Ground

On this location is a large underground air-raid shelter from the Second World War. The entrance and vents are visible, but it is not possible to enter the bunker. It also backs onto Carshalton Athletic FC football ground.

The Greyhound

A pub and hotel with lots of outside space - fab in the summer!

The Hope

CAMRA Greater London Pub of the Year 2012 & 2013, which is run by a collective of locals. There's always a friendly welcome and the homemade, simple food goes down a treat as well!

The Wandle Trail

The Wandle Trail is a great place for walking and cycling

Carshalton Ponds

A wealth of wildlife, waterfalls and lovely scenery in the heart of Carshalton.

Cake O'Clock

Just opened and fresh to Sutton with excellent cakes!

Morden Hall Park

With the River Wandle flowing through, there are meadows and wetlands with lots of wildlife and a beautiful rose garden. A fantastic place to walk, run or ride through. At the end of summer, a beer festival is also held here.

Le Chien

All your dog grooming needs in this brilliant shop on Grand Drive.

Deen City Farms

A small, local petting farm with a riding school and free admission.

Miller & Carter

A steak restaurant on Mitcham Common also serving fish dishes and burgers.

The William Morris

Sat on the River Wandle, a traditional, warm and welcoming pub. Serves a great Sunday roast. Perfect for a drink on a summer's afternoon.

Bronco's

Brilliant BBQ rib shack on Worcester Park's high street.

Wildwood

A popular local grill house if you're after a meat feast!

Thai Village Spa

Super friendly staff and open until 9pm.

Piku

This boutique children's clothing store sells everything for Worcester Park's fashionable little residents.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Sutton Common, Morden, Sutton, West Sutton, Hackbridge, Carshalton, Mitcham, Carshalton Beeches, Wallington and North Cheam

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"The luxury goods company, Asprey, was founded in Mitcham in 1781 as a silk printing business."

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Child-friendly activities near SM5

NCT Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group

West Street Church
Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group is every Wednesday during term time 9.30-11.30am Held at West Street Church West Street Carshalton (parking available). All welcome no need to book in advance. For more information contact Suzi at: hot.headed.girl@gmail.com Website

Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group

West Street Church
Carshalton Playtime Baby & Toddler Group - every Wednesday during term time 9.30-11.30am Held at West Street Church West Street Carshalton (parking available). All welcome no need to book in advance. For more information contact Suzi at: hot.headed.girl@gmail.com Website

The Flea Circus

Merton Abbey School
A unique combination of circus, movement, make-believe and song, you will soon see your child develop confidence, imagination, co-ordination and concentration.The workshops are broken into sections to encourage physical and creative development. Songs, music and storytelling make our classes so fun and imaginative they won't even notice they are learning. Website

Baby Sensory Wimbledon - Birth to 13 months

 Eddie Catz Wimbledon, (soft play centre)
The Baby Sensory Southfields & Putney classes are specifically designed to enhance your baby's development across all areas and are a great way to meet other parents too. Website

The Siegeris School of Dance

South Wimbledon Community Centre
The dance school, with its happy environment has a professional and enthusiastic approach with a high standard of teaching under the direction of Jennifer Siegeris RAD Teaching Dip, RAD RTS, AISTD.  Website

Drama Buds

Wimbledon International Adventist Church
Our classes create a positive fun environment for your child to naturally grow and blossom in confidence. Whilst our stories ignite young imaginations helping your child to bloom as a creative thinker, to problem solve and write creatively at school. Website
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