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The Ship

The Ship

There is no better pub on a Sunday for a boozy session! It has a huge outside area looking out over the banks of the Thames by Wandsworth Bridge.

Putt in the Park

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

Marina Fish

Marina Fish

Fantastic for 'fishy Fridays' or a cheeky lunchtime deal for £4.50. Great quality fish shipped down daily from Scotland.

Southside Shopping Centre

Southside Shopping Centre

Conveniently located on the edge of Wandsworth, the shopping centre is full of high ed shops, restaurants, a 4DX cinema and more.

Wandsworth Park

Wandsworth Park

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

Hallowed Belly

Hallowed Belly

A great spot for brunch with a hidden garden

Donburi & Co.

Donburi & Co.

A healthy and delicious Korean restaurant with reasonable prices and an array of classic Korean dishes.

Marco Polo

Marco Polo

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

The Earlsfield

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub with amazing wings and ribs and countless events on every week!

The Halfway House

The Halfway House

A small and bustling pub located directly across the road from Earlsfield station, it's a great place to stop for one (or two... or three) after work on your way home.

The Glass Dome

The Glass Dome

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

Nazmin's

Nazmin's

The greatest curry house in South West London! Ask for the Gust Khata Masala, you will not be disappointed!

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

Excellent selection of fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products brought in direct from the producers every Saturday.

Bean and Hop

Bean and Hop

The perfect spot for brunch, coffee, craft beers, and pizzas - a wide array of choice for every taste and great vegetarian/vegan options!

The Leather Bottle

The Leather Bottle

A 300 year old Young's pub, with an amazing beer garden voted the biggest in South London. They've got an amazing burger shack open all summer long, live music, and private hire spaces for all occasions.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Southfields, Earlsfield, Wandsworth Common, Putney, Clapham Junction, Imperial Wharf, Battersea, Fulham, Roehampton and Balham

"The 'Toast Rack' running between Trinity Road and Wandsworth Common takes its name from the toast rack shape it has when plotted on a map."

Earlsfield has everything that families and professionals are looking for in an area...

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It's fun to watch the ducks swim across the ponds at Wandsworth Common.

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There are some breathtaking properties neighbouring Wandsworth Common.

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth

Come and Weigh

West Hill in the Park Children's Centre
This is a child health clinic drop-in for parents/carers to come and weigh their child/children and get advice from health visitors. The service is for parents/carers who want to weigh their child or get advice. Parents/carers can: weigh their child, get advice from a health visitor, and gain information on their child's development. This is a drop-in service there is no need to book or make an appointment. Please bring your child's red book (Child Health Record) with you. 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

Basic English

West Hill Children's Centre 4
This is a service provided by South Thames College to teach parents basic English at either entry level or level 1/2 depending on the results from an assessment. It is aimed at parents who have little or no qualifications. Parents can: gain a recognised qualification, meet new parents, and learn new skills. Spaces are limited so please call to book a place. There is a creche available for children aged 0-5 years, please call to book a place. Website

Gingerbread Music

St Anne's Church
Gingerbread music is a non-profit music and movement class for 0-5's delivered by a primary school teacher and educational consultant. They raise money for street kids in Cambodia to go to school. First class is a free trial class. Website

Well Baby Clinic

West Hill Children's Centre 4
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

Tabla lessons - World Heart Beat Music Academy

World Heart Beat Music Academy
Tabla classes for toddlers, children and adults. Tabla is taught by renowned musician Alok Verma. Who started his recording career with All India Radio Station at the age of 13 and has also worked in Bollywood. Tabla helps people to focus, it stimulates their memory development and helps coordination.  Cost: £125 term (all ages) / children's groups £85 term Age 6 - 11, Tuesday 5.15 - 5.45pm Ages 12 - 17, Tuesday 6.15 - 6.45pm All ages, Tuesday 7.15 - 8.15pm Website

Minies and Minders Playgroup

East Hill Baptist Church
Each session includes free play and toys are grouped into little play stations, refreshments for both adults and children, messy/craft activities. It is a nice place where children can play, interact or just run around. Mum's, nannies and grandparents can have a chat and relax. If you drive, you can park your car for free in church car-park, although space is limited, but if you have any questions, please get in touch Website

About Wandsworth

Wandsworth is a district of south London, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated 4.6 miles (7.4 km) south-west of Charing Cross. Wandsworth takes its name from the River Wandle, which enters the Thames at Wandsworth. East Hill in Wandsworth is an area of large Victorian houses bordered by the west side of Wandsworth Common. Wandsworth Common, set back from the river, at the top of East Hill, containing an area known locally as "the Toast Rack" that has some of the most expensive townhouses in London. Parts of Wandsworth are known as 'Nappy Valley' due to the larger numbers of middle-class, affluent families.

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