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Tel code: 0208 | code search
Postcode: SW13 | code search
Population: 14800
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Famous Barnes Dates
Birthplace of:
Pat Smythe Gillian Ayres Alice Meynell John Phillips Robert Pattinson
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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Barnes Farmers Market
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Barnes is one of the prettiest and wealthiest areas in the capital, located in south-west London within one of the Thames's great loops. Here, restaurants and pubs enjoy beautiful views over the water, and customers at the Bull's Head can hear modern jazz played by world-class musicians every night. The old village atmosphere of Barnes lives on in its 100-acre common - a local nature reserve - and large pond, complete with ducks and geese. An important visitor attraction is the delightful WWT London Wetland Centre, whose lakes, ponds and pools, reeds and marshes are inhabited by many rare and endangered birds and animals. The Centre offers a viewing observatory, wildlife hides, and a kids' adventure area. Barnes has long associations with rugby and football, and rowing is a popular sport in these parts. Indeed, the annual Oxford and Cambridge boat race passes Barnes en route to the finish at neighbouring Mortlake. Culture vultures are well served by The Old Sorting Office, one of London's most exciting venues for fringe theatre and art exhibitions. Pop fans, finally, might visit the Marc Bolan shrine at a tree in Queen's Ride, where the singer was killed in a car crash in 1977.

Attraction

London Wetland Centre

Classes

Yoga - Hatha

Dentist

Barnes Dental Practice
Castelnau Dental Practice
Castelnau Dentists

Doctor

The Surgery

Farmers Market

Barnes Farmers Market

Market

Barnes Country Market
Barnes Farmers Market

Pub and Bar

Annie's
Brown Dog
Bulls Head
Castlenau
Coach & Horses
Halfway House
Red Lion
The Bridge
The Depot Riverside Restaurant & Bar
The Idle Hour

Restaurant

Annie's

Bibo
Brown Dog
Castlenau
Halfway House
MVH
Red Lion
Sonny's Restaurant
Strada
The Bridge
The Depot Riverside Restaurant & Bar
The Idle Hour

School

Barnes Montessori Nursery
Hampton School
Lowther Junior & Infant School
Sheen Mount Primary School

Solicitor

Sutton Mattocks & Co

Taxi

Barnes Cars
Epsilon Cars

Sports Clubs

Barnes (Men's Hockey)
Barnes (Women's Hockey)

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Barnes RFC (Rugby Union)
Barnes TC (Tennis)
London Exiles (Rugby Union)

Shops

Oddbins
Peach Tree (The)
The Real Cheese Shop
Sonny's Food Shop & Cafe
Eivissa Flowers
Phase Eight

Antiques

All Things Beautiful
Dining Room Shop (The)

Places to Stay near Barnes

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Premier Inn London Hammersmith (1.28 miles)

London Olympia and within easy reach of A4, A406, M4 and London Tube links. Hammersmith Broadway, offering a cinema, shopping, various bars and restaurants are also just a short walk away. Our London Hammersmith Premier ... More | visit website

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Chiswick Palace (1.30 miles)

Chiswick Palace

Ideally located in one of the most attractive parts of West London, Chiswick palce Hotel is a short journey away from the centre by car, bus or tube and within 20 minutes or so of ... More | visit website

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At Home Chiswick (1.33 miles)

At Home Chiswick

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This bijou bed and breakfast in Chiswick is a small and super-homely artist’s house, offering comfortable and affordable accommodation, along with internet access and close proximity to The Tube. Close to the ... More

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Chiswick Rooms (1.36 miles)

This stylish, boutique hotel is set within Hammersmith, just 2 minutes’ walk from Stamford Brook Tube Station, offering modern rooms with iPod docks. Central London can be easily accessed via the District Line, and free ... More | visit website
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St Peters Hotel (1.36 miles)

St Peters Hotel

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St Peters Hotel, converted from 2 Georgian town houses, is a small, reasonably priced, privately owned hotel. The hotel offers good quality accommodation at affordable prices for both leisure and business travellers. ... More

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Premier Inn London Putney Bridge (1.42 miles)

Premier Inn London Putney Bridge

Ideally positioned for access to central London, just 200 yards from Putney Bridge underground station. Explore the surroundings and find Fulham Palace Gardens, the Wetlands Centre, Chelsea and Fulham football clubs and Wimbledon Tennis club. ... More | visit website

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Chiswick Lodge Hotel (1.48 miles)

Chiswick Lodge Hotel

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Chiswick Lodge Hotel is a two star hotel that has recently undergone a complete renovation and is conveniently situated on the popular broad tree lined Turnham Green Terrace in Chiswick. ... More

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Premier West Hotel (1.50 miles)

Premier West Hotel

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Premier West Hotel is an ideal base to explore the sights of London. We are located within easy access of the West End, sightseeing and central London's busy shopping areas. ... More

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Comfotel (1.54 miles)

Comfotel
Comfotel is a budget boutique hotel superbly located in West London, with comfortable, contemporary rooms to offer you a stay with style. Comfotel is a short walk from Hammersmith HMV Apollo, Shepherds bush theatres, Westfield Shopping ... More | visit website
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Gooch House (1.55 miles)

Gooch House
Located on Glenthorne Road, just a short walk from the buzz of King Street, SACO Hammersmith serviced apartments are suited to both leisure and corporate guests. Offering a selection of one and two bedroom apartments ... More | visit website

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