A summer's afternoon watching the cricket at Lord's is hard to beat!
Submitted by Tom
It's great to watch The Beatles fans recreate their album cover on Abbey Road!
Submitted by Joan
The best deli in St John's Wood selling everything from fruit and veg to kosher products.
Submitted by Sara
Megan's do the best salads and cakes - a great addition to St John's Wood High Street!
Submitted by Sophie
A fantastic local pub for after-work drinks. Wednesday is steak night, serving great food at great value.
Submitted by Kristian
One of the largest mosques in West London, also providing a cafeteria, library, attire and book shop.
Submitted by Louise
If you're ever in a rush for some flowers for a loved one, just pop up to this drive-thru florist and there's no need to get out your car!
Submitted by Tom
The best selection of baby brands, along with classes and a good cup of coffee!
Submitted by Joseph
As well as the original décor and the friendly atmosphere, the beer is good too.
Submitted by Stuart
Handmade chocolates in sumptuous surroundings, this shop is the perfect place to pick up a special sweet treat for chocolate lovers.
Submitted by Thomas
Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.
Submitted by Daisy
Did you know?
"In 1829, architect Thomas Wilson proposed a 94-storey pyramidal mausoleum to be built on Primrose Hill to house corpses, as London was running out of space to bury its dead."
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St John's Wood High Street is full of niche boutiques where money can easily be left behind. You can recreate the Beatles album cover on the famous Abbey Road crossing, and as for the down time, nothing beats a nice long walk around Regent's Park.
The Waterway pub is my personal favourite - a great place to sit by the canal and enjoy the summer sunshine whilst having lunch, watching the boats go by.
St John's Wood is beautiful.
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The Martial Arts PlaceSwiss Cottage Leisure Centre
The Martial Arts Place holds regular classes for children, with a specially structured syllabus that covers first-aid skills, stranger awareness and road safety. Our Junior Kickboxing Programme includes a fun grading system which encourages self-improvement and allows the students' progress to be monitored carefully. Website
Circus Adventure3 House Club,
Circus fun with Erica Chestnut of The National Centre for Circus Arts. Website
After School Club: Drama3 House Club
3 House is a family club in St. John's Wood, London created for parents and children. Everybody is welcome to join our community of local mums from St. John's Wood, Maida Vale, Primrose Hill and other nearby areas. You can just meet up for a chat over a coffee with other mums, or join one of our fun & educational classes. Website
MCC Cricket Academy Coaching Little Legends 3-4 yearsLord's Cricket Ground,
The fun 45-minute sessions are carried out weekly over the 10 to 12 weeks of each academic term or five mornings during Easter Holidays. The courses give youngsters a basic introduction to the movement and skills needed for cricket and other sports. Website
Ballet3 House Club,
Ballet is a wonderful form of exercise combined with artistic elegance which is useful for developing children's minds, bodies, discipline, creativity and confidence which are all important these days from an early age. Children's earliest memories of ballet should be happy memories! Website
Mercury ArtistsThe Cockpit Studios,
Work with Industry & Record Label Experts on improving your performance and developing as an artist. Website
After School Club: Circus3 House Club,
Trapeze, human pyramids and juggling with Erica Chestnut. 3 House is a family club in St. John's Wood, London created for parents and children. Everybody is welcome to join our community of local mums from St. John's Wood, Maida Vale, Primrose Hill and other nearby areas. You can just meet up for a chat over a coffee with other mums, or join one of our fun & educational classes. Website
St John's Wood is a district of north-west London, in the City of Westminster, and at the north-west end of Regent's Park. It is approximately 2.5 miles north-west of Charing Cross. Once part of the Great Middlesex Forest, it was later owned by the Knights of St John of Jerusalem. It is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world. St John's Wood was developed from the early 19th century onwards. It was one of the first London suburbs to be developed with a large amount of low density "villa" housing, as opposed to the terraced housing which was the norm in London up to the 19th century, even in expensive districts. Parts of St John's Wood have been rebuilt at a higher density, but it remains a highly desirable residential district. St John's Wood is the location of Lord's Cricket Ground. It is also famous for Abbey Road Studios and the street Abbey Road, where The Beatles recorded, notably the Abbey Road album, the cover of which features the band crossing the road.
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