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Attractive period homes lining elegant roads moments from the Thames

"There are some breathtaking properties neighbouring Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

"You can be at London Waterloo in less than 15 minutes from Earlsfield Station."

Rupert Greig

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

Rupert Greig

What is your favourite place?

Where do Wandsworth locals go?

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

Marco Polo

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


Also known as Fyre, possibly the best and most consistently great steaks in all of London.

Marina Fish

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

Wandsworth Park

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


Vintage beats, breakfast and burgers. Best burger in Earlsfield!

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

The Leather Bottle

A 300 year old Young's pub with London's biggest pub garden, featuring beach huts and a volley ball court - fantastic on a summer's day!

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

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


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

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.

Wandsworth Common

One of the best places south of the Thames to walk your dog on a Sunday morning. There is also a fantastic coffee shop inside the park where you can meet friends and catch up on the week.

The Glass Dome

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


Once featured in Time Out's top 50 restaurants in London, the original restaurant started in Raynes Park, with people flocking from all over London for an authentic Korean dining experience.

Chez Bruce

Always great modern European food at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Perfect for a special occasion.

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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

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Why do you find Wandsworth a great place to live?


"Good schools, good shopping and great transport links in and out of London. Great parks and generally safe"

January 2015


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"Any sturgeon or whale recovered from the Thames automatically belongs to the monarchy!"

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth

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

Babies and Crawlers

West Hill Children’s Centre
This is a drop-in session which includes a range of fun activities and equipment specifically designed for babies. These sessions are for parents/carers with babies and crawlers. These sessions offer: parents/carers and children an opportunity to make friends and socialise, opportunities for parents/carers to bond with their children, and a safe place for babies to play. There is no need to book you can just drop in.

Baby Yoga - for Older Babies

St Faith's Church Hall
Fun and toning yoga for Mum's and their little ones. For babies who are on the move - crawling, Cruising or Walking! A term of 10 classes: £110 (£11 per class) Drop in session: £13 per class Website

Reading Support sessions for children

Wandsworth Town Library
Reading Support sessions are suitable for children aged 6 - 11 years old. Children are booked for half a term, to visit the library each week during an allotted time, and read to our volunteer for 15 minutes. Places are limited, and must be booked through library staff. 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

Basic Maths Course

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


St Anne's Church
A playgroup that is as much for local parents as it is for a kids, good range of toys for the kids to play with, snack time and song-time. This is not a drop-in group and you will need to email Saskia at saskia.mower@gmail.com to go onto the waiting list. Currently a termly subscription is £32. This group is for parents/family members. Website
  1. 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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