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Putt in the Park

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

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.

Marina Fish

Marina Fish

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

Wandsworth Park

Wandsworth Park

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

The Glass Dome

The Glass Dome

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

The Earlsfield

The Earlsfield

A trendy gastropub serving a superb rack of ribs!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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

"Started in 1581, Young and Co's Ram Brewery is the oldest site in Britain that has continuously brewed beer."

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

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

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth

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

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

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 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

Come and Play

West Hill Children's Centre 4
This is a session where parents/carers and children have the opportunity to play together. The session is for parents/carers with children aged 0-5 years old. Families will have a chance to: make friends and socialise, learn to play together, have story time, and sing-along to nursery rhymes. There is no need to book just drop in. 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

Peppercorns

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

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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