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Attractive period homes lining elegant roads moments from the Thames

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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.

Marco Polo

Marco Polo

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

Wandsworth Park

Wandsworth Park

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

Marina Fish

Marina Fish

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

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.

Roxie

Roxie

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

Wandsworth Common

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.

Putt in the Park

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

The Earlsfield

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

The Leather Bottle

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!

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!

Mel's

Mel's

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

Cah-Chi

Cah-Chi

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

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

"So many young flounder fish migrate through Putney each year that they turn the water grey. Sea Bass are also native to this part of the river."

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

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

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

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth

Karate Club

Wandle Recreation Centre
Karate gives fitness and flexibility as well as confidence and involves striking, blocking and kicking techniques. Beginners lessons are non-contact and fun for all. Children 4 to 16 years (mums and dads welcome) and adults. Website

Art Crafts classes- Mini Muse

Wandsworth Museum Caffe- Open Studio
Create a series of hand carved and coloured print for your baby's bedroom. Website

St Stephen's Parent and Toddler Group

St Stephen's Church Hall
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. At the group children can enjoy free play singing snack time and join in a craft activity. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-5 years (you do not have to be a member of the Church to join the group). Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. There is no waiting list for this group so you can just drop-in. £2 for parents and first child, which includes tea and coffee (£3 per family if more than one child attending) 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

The Ballet School Allfarthing Lane

Wandsworth Preparatory School
The Ballet School follows the Royal Academy of Dance system of training. Classes are thirty minutes to two hours long depending on the age and level of each child. The aim is to give each child the opportunity to develop self-confidence poise co-ordination and musicality in a fun creative yet highly professional environment. The school offers tuition in classical ballet for children aged two and a half years upwards. Classes are available for: Nursery Reception Primary Grade 2 All Ballet School teachers are DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked qualified professionals and a pianist accompanies each class. Visit The Ballet School website for more information. Website

Buggyfit with Eliza DoAlot

Putt In The Park
Exercise class with buggies

Anchor Parents and Tots

Anchor Centre
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-4 years. Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. There is no need to book just drop in. 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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