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Artisan

Artisan

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

The Italian Boys

The Italian Boys

The best homemade focaccia sandwiches.

Telegraph Pub

Telegraph Pub

A cosy and casual pub with fireplace and great food!

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...

Putt in the Park

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

London Grace

London Grace

Manicures, champagne and cakes all in one place!

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.

The Glass Dome

The Glass Dome

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

Wandsworth Park

Wandsworth Park

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

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.

Barnes Green

Barnes Green

A delightful leafy spot in the centre of Barnes next to Barnes High Street.

Richmond Park

Richmond Park

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

Kerbisher & Malt

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

The White Hart

The White Hart

A fantastic atmosphere, menu and views of the Thames. Perfect for relaxing and watching the rowers.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Roehampton, Barnes, Putney, East Sheen, Mortlake, Southfields, Wandsworth, North Sheen, Chiswick and Barons Court

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

Being by the river at Putney is the prettiest, most replenishing spot in London...

Gary Howorth

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

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  1. It has a rural feel, with the heath nearby and a short walk to Richmond Park. Despite being quiet and green, it's only moments from Putney where there are rail links and all the shops and restaurants.

  2. 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.

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

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. Love the area, lovely residential streets and fantastic pubs nearby. Great connections to London, with a train station and tube station in Putney.

  7. 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??

  8. 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 SW15

Outreach Cafe

Granard Children's Centre
Come along to the advice drop-in session. The outreach cafe has a family support service and we can work with families and offer one off advice at our advice session . A family support worker will be available to offer support and advice in the following areas: parenting, school and nursery, budgeting, life changing events, behaviour and strategies, family support, health and well-being, stress, and information about activities. There is no need to book just drop-in. Website

Baby clinic and weigh in

Granard Children's Centre
Baby weighing advice and support from a health visitor and Community Nursery Nurse. Parents/carers can: get advice and support, speak to a nurse and get your baby weighed. There is no need to book just drop-in. Don't forget to bring your red book. Website

Bea's Baby Music School

D C Leisure Management Ltd
Bea's Baby Music School run music classes led by professional musicians for parents/carers and babies. Enjoying music is believed to help babies' and children's development. These courses are for children aged between 6 months to 3 and half years. Children with special needs are welcome. Families will be able to: learn how music empowers development, go on ""magical journeys"" to introduce them to everyday topics have an opportunity to play a number of different musical and percussion instruments improve manual dexterity discover early social skills such as joining in taking turns and most of all have a fantastic time. Please visit the website to find out more and to to book your place. 18 months - 3.5 years: Wednesday 9:45-10:25 6 months - 2.5 years: Wednesday 10:30-11:00 18 months - 3.5 years: Wednesday 11:10-11:40 Website

Storytime

Roehampton Library
Storytime is half an hour of songs stories and rhymes. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 2-4 years. Storytime is a chance to: make friends and socialise, listen to popular stories 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

Swimming

Granard Children's Centre
Learn to swim and improve your technique in a fun and safe environment. We have classes for all abilities and friendly qualified teachers. For children aged 5 and over and adults. People can: enhance their swimming skills improve their fitness have fun. Please bring a swimming costume no loose fitting shorts a swimming hat a towel and goggles. Please call to book in advance. Spaces are limited. Website

Well Baby Clinic

Eastwood Children's Centre
At the Well Baby Clinic you can get advice and guidance about your child. These sessions are for parents/carers and young children aged 0-5 years. The clinic offers the chance for you to: discuss general health issues and worries about your child, have your child weighed, and get advice about feeding. Just drop in there is no need to book. You must bring: your personal child health record book, and your baby changing bag. Website

Move and Sing

Eastwood Children's Centre
A group where parents and children can enjoy a range of fun activities with a focus on children's physical development coordination and listening skills. For parents and carers with their children aged 18 months to 5 years. This is an opportunity for children and their parents/carers to: have fun exercising together, develop listening skills, take part in singing and dancing, and play musical instruments. There is no need to book a place just drop in. Website

About SW15

SW15 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of Putney, Roehampton and is covered by the Wandsworth local authority.

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