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Wandsworth

Attractive period homes lining elegant roads moments from the Thames

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

Rupert Greig

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

Rupert Greig

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

Rupert Greig

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Where do Wandsworth locals go?

Marco Polo

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

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.

Marina Fish

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

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.

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.

Chez Bruce

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

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

Wandsworth Park

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

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!

Mel's

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

The Glass Dome

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

Nazmin's

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

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

Roxie

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

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

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

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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?

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

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"Author Louis de Bernieres was living in Earlsfield whilst he was wrote 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin'."

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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

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

Pepe's toddler group

Baptist Church
We are small friendly group which welcomes everyone! We have a wide range of toys for babies and toddlers. There are two rooms to run around and also a small outside area. Our session includes refreshments for both adults and children, messy/craft activity and at the end we all sing along with our Grandma, The Puppet. It is nice place for children to play, interact or simply just to have a good play! Mummies, nannies and grandparents can have a chat and relax! Free car park next to our church. - Membership of 10 weeks costs £50 per child - £25 per child under 6 months Website

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

The Teddy Bear's Group

St Anne's Church
Teddy Bears is a 'drop in' playgroup - no need to be a member and no waiting list, just pop along on a Tuesday morning. We charge £2.50 per child and we have a special baby room ('little teds') for mums with babies of under 12 months. We have playtime from 9.30 and snacktime followed by songtime at 10.45 or so. 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

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
  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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