Putney is a city of South-West London. It is part of London Borough of Wandsworth and 6 miles away from the Charing Cross. This exciting City has always been a favourite place for young residents and young professionals.


You can find mixed race people living in Putney. Mostly South East Asian, South African, and White English live in this quite London Zone 2 city. Even though it is just 20 mins from Waterloo, Putney is still calm, making it one of the best cities to live.


Do you know, Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race started in Putney? Also, Putney Bridge was completed back in 1729 and was the second bridge to cross River Times after London Bridge.


Putney is within London Zone 2, which made it secure transport link to the City. You can reach London Victoria within 25 minutes, 6 minutes in Clapham Junction, Monument in 35 minutes, and Waterloo in 20 minutes from Putney Station.


You can get the bus to and from Peckham, Richmond, Baker Street, South Kensington and another part of London. The motorway can be reached within 15 to 40 minutes from the City, making it easy access to the highway and another part of England.


Putney has one more attraction you can say the facility, which is the River Bus. It connects directly to North Greenwich or Blackfriars.


If you are health or environment concise, you can even take your bicycle out and ride around the City using the London Bike Route. You will be surprised because you can reach London Victoria in less than 30 minutes via bicycle.


You can get affordable housing in the City. Main high street area could be expensive, but if you are willing to walk litter inside the town, you can rent a flat for under £1000. You can find excellent shopping centres and places to eat and enjoy around Putney High Street. Shopping centres like Waitrose, Co-operative, Sainsbury’s and Talad Thai Supermarket are the few best places for day to day shopping.


If you are a sports fan, there are golf, tennis and cricket clubs where you can enjoy and refresh yourself because of Roehampton University which has attracted many uni students to the area.


Putney is a family friendly place to live because of the right schools. Top schools like St Mary’s CE Primary School, Brandlehow Primary School, Our Lady of Victories, AK Putney Academy, St Paul’s School, The Roche School, Putney High are few best schools.

Things to do in London

Fulham Palace House and Garden

Fulham Place is open between late March till the end of October for the public. You can go around the palace or enjoy the botanic garden walk. Palace was the home of the Bishops of London for over 1300 years. Entry to the palace and the garden is free of cost.


The garden is spread within over 13, and it is the 2nd oldest garden in London. Fulham Palace has been used by various Bishops and was used for hosting large parties and church pageants. Also, during World Wars, it was used as the hospital for the wounded soldiers.


Currently, the palace is run by the Fulham Palace Trust charity.


Address: Bishops Avenue, SW6 6EA

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

This Children Zoo is home for many farmyard animals, monkeys, otters, lemurs, peacocks, and other animals. Children can enjoy a day out in the park and experience the fire engine or tractor ride. You can enter the zoon via Chelsea Gate on Queenstown Road, Battersea Park. The zoo is open between 10 AM and 5:30 PM

Shepherd’s Bush Green Playground

If you have young kids Shepherd’s Bush Green Playground is worth visiting. This playground is suitable for all ages. They can enjoy swings, sandpit, climbing frame, tunnel, and many more activities. Once the kids are tired playing you can take them to Westfield for shopping or Shepherds Bush Library for some reading session.


This interactive Science Museum is open to all ages. You boost a wide range of interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, and artworks. Children are encouraged to think like a scientist and explore the beauty of science and maths exhibition more interactively.


The museum opens daily between 10 AM to 6 PM and very between school group visits. Tickets are only £8 for the full day visit.


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Places to Eat

The Boathouse Putney

The Boathouse Putney is located on the River Thames. It is the flagship pub on Putney Wharf Development. This pub is popular between people around Fulham, Chelsea, Putney, and surrounding area. You can enjoy the excellent ales, craft beers or wine while enjoying the magnificent view of the river.

If it is a casual get together, Boathouse pub could be an excellent place, but if you want to enjoy the food, you can head to the Boathouse Restaurant. They have a new menu daily. You can also hire the place for a private party.

Location: Brewhouse Lane, Putney, London SW15 2JX
Hours: Monday to Sunday 11 AM – 11 PM

The Jolly Gardeners

It would be appropriate to say The Jolly Gardeners, is the best local Putney Pub. This family-run British Pub not only offer drinks but the warm hospitality and make you feel like you are at home. Enjoy the great drink, come with your colleges or family, you will enjoy the place each time. You can do a book a group booking. They do the delicious Authentic Sunday Lunch as well for an excellent price.


You can get a 25% discount on the food if you fill the online feedback form. Visit the website for more info.

Gazette Putney

This seasonal French brasserie is a famous restaurant in Putney, and you should not miss. You will get to enjoy all freshly prepared meal, sauces, and terrines. You can get the real test of Fresh French food with seasonal ingredients, which makes you come back to Gazette Brasserie Putney again.

Places to Stay

Putney is near to central London City, which attracts the people who love greenery but still the cool place to stay while you are visiting London. You can find an excellent place to stay, whether it is for a business visit or holiday.

The Lodge Hotel Putney

This gorgeously designed boutique hotel is in the heart of Putney and offers a wide range of rooms to book. The hotel has a wide range of services like gym, free parking, fast Wi-Fi, dining and much more. Depending on your budget you can book a cosy room, superior room, superior room, or go for the best deluxe room.


If you are with family, it is recommended to book either Family Room or Loft Studio Apartment which is converted loft to a beautiful apartment. The apartment comes with a breakfast bar, lounge, and a cosy bed.

MK Hotel London

MK Hotel is situated in the heart of Putney High Street and close to bars, restaurants, and other activities. It is also close to the tube station and bus which runs to Central London.


This affordable hotel is an excellent place to stay if you have come to attend the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Hotels come with standard amenities like heating, free Wi-Fi, non-smoking rooms daily housekeeping.

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