A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY
Did you know? Putney is famous for hosting the Putney Debates in 1647, where key discussions regarding the English Civil War and democracy took place in the church of St. Mary’s.
Putney, an enchanting district in southwest London, boasts a rich tapestry of history, culture, and vibrant contemporary life. Situated along the majestic River Thames, Putney is a charming blend of old-world charm and modern vitality.
OUR FAVOURITE PARTS
Places of Interest
One of its most iconic landmarks is Putney Bridge, an elegant structure that has connected the north and south banks of the Thames since the 18th century. Nearby lies the historic Putney Pier, where you can catch a leisurely riverboat ride and enjoy breathtaking city views.
Putney Heath, a vast green expanse, is perfect for a tranquil escape from city life. This scenic area played a role in the English Civil War, with notable historical events occurring here. Moreover, Putney is renowned for its active rowing community and annually hosts the historic Boat Race, a thrilling contest between Oxford and Cambridge universities.
SHOP TIL YOU DROP
The vibrant Putney High Street is a hub of activity, lined with eclectic shops, cafes, and restaurants, making it a popular spot for locals and visitors. Putney’s rich history, modern amenities, and proximity to the heart of London make it a captivating destination to explore. Whether strolling along the riverside or discovering its historical significance, Putney offers a delightful blend of the old and the new, inviting you to uncover its many treasures.
Chris’s Top Tips… The view from Putney Bridge during sunset looking back across the water to the rowing clubs, Thames path and beyond.
Susie’s Favourite… The Telegraph pub in Putney Heath on a nice day. A true hidden gem.
Daisy’s Go-To… Breakfast at Hudsons on the Lower Richmond Road. YUM!
FOOD & DRINK
Savour the unique flavours of Putney with our Food and Drink Showcase, an ode to the culinary richness that defines this southwest London gem. From quaint cafés to trendy eateries, immerse yourself in Putney’s diverse gastronomic tapestry. Explore the local dining scene and discover hidden culinary treasures that make Putney a destination for food enthusiasts. Uncover the delectable secrets within Putney’s culinary realm.
Ground Coffee Society
LIVING IN PUTNEY
Wandsworth Park in East Putney is home to football matches on the weekend and leads to the River Thames offering a beautiful space to enjoy a picnic. This lovely park also has a café and crazy golf for all ages. Putney Common is more sedate and is home to cricket matches and charming woodland. Putney Heath is the largest green space in Putney, with around 380 acres of natural woodland and is a beautiful place to explore. If you need a spot for the family, the Leaders Gardens has an excellent playground and tennis courts.
The schools in Putney are without doubt some of the finest in London. All Saints Primary, Our Lady of Victories and Brandlehow School are a few of these ‘outstanding’ rated schools in the area, but the quantity of these excellent schools is also impressive. With fantastic results, you can find a perfect school anywhere in Putney. For all the facts and figures, please check the Wandsworth borough schools here.
PROPERTY & TRANSPORT IN PUTNEY
Putney boasts diverse architectural styles, ranging from elegant Georgian and Victorian houses to contemporary apartments and townhouses. In 2022, the average property price in Putney was around £700,000, reflecting its desirability and competitive housing market. Over the years, property prices have steadily increased, making Putney a sought-after location for buyers. Its leafy streets, proximity to the River Thames, and excellent transport links to Central London continue to drive property demand.