Winter Wonderland Weekend  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH DECEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Richmond upon Thames, Barnes, London SW13 9WT
 
 
Dates:
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OPENING TIMES
10am-12:30pm, 1pm-4pm
 
PRICES
Free with admission / £5 for Santa's Grotto
 

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Winter Wonderland WeekendExperience the magic of a festive visit to Father Christmas and his huskies at WWT London Wetland Centre this December. Children (age eight and under) can enjoy a free husky sleigh ride and have their photos taken with the cuddly dogs as a special seasonal souvenir. The Winter Wonderland Weekend also boats a cosy Santa's Grotto set among firs and pine trees where Father Christmas will be giving out goody bags to children with the help of Merlin the Magician and two splendid shire horses, Griffin and Pride. Christmas arts and crafts sessions are on offer too, while guests can stretch their legs with a wintery stroll around the scenic walkways set amongst the lakes, meadows and ponds of this 105-acre wildlife oasis in Barnes. The Water's Edge Café will have festive treats for sale, such as mince pies and mulled wine. Talking of wine - the grown-ups can take part in wine tastings throughout the weekend, while for the children, there'll be Christmas tastings of old-fashioned sweets and chocolates.

 

About WWT London Wetland Centre

A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland Centre. Wander around and explore the wetlands, but also make sure you include The Peter Scott Visitor Centre in your trip. More about WWT London Wetland Centre

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Barnes Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Barnes Bridge Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  41% off
124 King Street, W6 | 21 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ... More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  40% off
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 24 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Earls Court
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  35% off
295 North End Road, W14 | 30 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
The North End Road with it's marvellous Saturday food market, is the home of this shiny new hotel. In easy walking distance of Chelsea football club, ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 13 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
The Bull's Head, or 'The Bull', as it's known by locals, is located in a prominant spot in Barnes, overlooking the River Thames and boasts a ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 17 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Crisp Road, W6 | 17 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Riverside Studios has a little bit of everything under its roof, including a cinema, cafe and studio theatre. The cinema is one of the few in ... More
 
 
 
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WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | Same location as Winter Wonderland Weekend
A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ... More
 
 
 
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7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hammersmith, W6 | 18 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
One of 17 gorgeously preserved Georgian houses overlooking the Thames at the west end of Hammersmith's Upper Mall, 7 Hammersmith Terrace the former home of Emery ... More
 
 
 
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William Morris Society
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Upper Mall, W6 | 18 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Barnes
London > Shopping > Specialists
Rocks Lane Sports Centre, Rocks Lane, SW13 | 5 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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The Farmyard
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
63 Barnes High Street, SW13 | 12 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
This very traditional little shop is packed with very special, unique toys for younger kids – they squarely target their market at newborns to eight year ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Bishops Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Bishops Park Tennis Centre, Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 16 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
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Riva
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
169 Church Road, SW13 | 4 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
To say this restaurant is understated chic is to fall headfirst into the trap of pretension. While it might be true - it does have ochre ... More
 
 
 
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Sonny's
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
94 Church Road, Barnes, SW13 | 5 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
The Barnes set (being the right side of Richmond they must have one) would like to keep this lovely eatery to themselves I imagine - it ... More
 
 
 
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Georgina's
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
56 barnes high street, SW13 | 12 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 25 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 34 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 37 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Barn Elms Recreation Ground
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Rocks Lane Barnes, SW13 | 4 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
A fifty-two acre, multi-sports facility which hosts the Elms Gym, Sixteen tennis courts, AstroTurf playing surfaces and a whole range of grass sports pitches. Next to ... More
 
 
 
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Craven Cottage - Fulham FC
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Stevenage Road, SW6 | 13 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
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Dukes Meadows Golf Club
London > Leisure > Golf
Great Chertsey Road, W4 | 15 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
This nine-hole par-three course next to Chiswick Bridge is in immaculate condition and has the most extensive practice facilities in the London area including a 50-bay ... More
 
 
 
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The Sun Inn
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Church Road, SW13 | 10 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
When it comes to warmer weather, The Sun Inn in Barnes is aptly named with its courtyard patio at the front overlooking the ... More
 
 
 
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The Crabtree Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Rainville Road, Fulham, W6 | 13 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
A welcome addition to the riverside pub scene between Fulham and Hammersmith is the newly renovated iconic Victorian pub the Crabtree Tavern. In the summer, it's ... More
 
 
 
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The Spencer Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
237 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 | 14 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
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Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 17 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ... More
 
 
 
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Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 24 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 26 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 21 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 26 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 33 minutes from Winter Wonderland Weekend
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 

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