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Museum and historic rooms - Summer months: Sunday 12pm-5pm and Monday to Thursday 12.30pm-4.30pm | Winter months: Sunday 12pm-4pm and Monday to Thursday 12.30pm-3.30pm | Drawing Room Cafe open daily - 9.30am - 5pm (summer), 10am - 4pm (winter) | Garden
 
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Fulham PalaceA hugely popular afternoon out for weekending West London families, Fulham Palace is truly beautiful. Originally a country retreat for London's bishops (it only stopped being so in 1973) the site's significance actually dates all the way back to 700AD. The current building dates back to 1495 and inside there's a small museum, a Tudor courtyard, well run restaurant and a busy gallery. Outside you'll find an 18th-century walled garden, and a fascinating botanical collection. Tours of the palace and grounds are run by the museum as is a full programme of events and lectures. Changing exhibitions of modern works from sculpture to music take place at the gallery. Modern renovations have restored the bishops' drawing room as a rather grand cafe and restaurant with French doors leading to the gardens. Outdoor summer barbeques help to make this a real gem.

 

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Putney Bridge Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Parsons Green Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
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Imperial Wharf Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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The Lodge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
52-54 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 | 20 minutes from Fulham Palace
Located in west London's attractive Putney area, the Lodge Hotel offers a superior standard of accommodation, with rooms divided into three categories: standard, executive and luxury. ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Earls Court
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  32% off
295 North End Road, W14 | 23 minutes from Fulham Palace
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £41  34% off
Smuggler's Way, SW18 | 24 minutes from Fulham Palace
There are very few hotels in this sort of price range in London that put you so close to such an attractive stretch of the river. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Chiswick House and Gardens
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Burlington Lane, W4 | 2.1 miles from Fulham Palace
A former royal residence and stunning example of classical 18th-century design, Chiswick House originally belonged to the "architect Earl" Lord Burlington, an avid traveller and lover ... More
 
 
 
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Hogarth's House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, W4 | 2.2 miles from Fulham Palace
With its location next to one of the busiest roads in London, it's hard to believe that Hogarth's House, William Hogarth's country home and museum, was ... More
 
 
 
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Emery Walker's House at 7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Hammersmith Terrace, W6 | 34 minutes from Fulham Palace
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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Museum Of Fulham Palace
London > Attractions > Museums
Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | Same location as Fulham Palace
The long history of Fulham Palace, previously home to the Bishops of London, is told through the on-site museum which opened in April 2007. Through interactive ... More
 
 
 
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Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
735 Fulham Road, SW6 | 15 minutes from Fulham Palace
All Fulham mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their babies here to get ... More
 
 
 
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WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 19 minutes from Fulham Palace
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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London > Events > Music  Dates: Sunday 17th February 2019 - 7pm
Fulham Palace, 4 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 5 minutes from Fulham Palace
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John Coghlan's Quo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th February 2019 - 8pm
Fulham Palace, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 6 minutes from Fulham Palace
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Jack O'Rourke
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 17th February 2019 - 2.30pm-5.30pm
Fulham Palace, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 6 minutes from Fulham Palace
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Half Moon
London > Entertainment > Live Music
93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 6 minutes from Fulham Palace
The Half Moon is a big pub not far from the riverside in Putney. With its own live music room, it hosts an amazing array of ... More
 
 
 
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Putney Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Ravenna Road, SW15 | 14 minutes from Fulham Palace
Set up by Maurice Copus, a teacher at Southfields School, in 1959, Putney Arts Theatre has a long history of staging fringe theatre ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 26 minutes from Fulham Palace
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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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Bishops Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Bishops Park Tennis Centre, Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 3 minutes from Fulham Palace
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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Circa Vintage Clothes
London > Shopping > Clothing
64 Fulham High Street, SW6 | 4 minutes from Fulham Palace
The total antithesis of mass-produced, high-street fashion stores, Circa Vintage is a real one-off. Stocking an impressive range of antique garments, from billowing 30s chiffon creations ... More
 
 
 
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Gina Conway Aveda Salon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
612 Fulham Road, SW6 | 14 minutes from Fulham Palace
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on the Fulham Road offers the full range of beauty treatments. Gina Conway is an American born hair and beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Drawing Room Cafe - Fulham Palace
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Fulham Palace, Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | Same location as Fulham Palace
The setting for The Drawing Room Cafe at Fulham Palace is like walking into a very posh sitting room (which used to be the bishop's drawing ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Putney Bridge
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
2-4 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 | 5 minutes from Fulham Palace
The Putney branch of this classy chain of Thai restaurants is in the amazing building that used to be occupied by the Putney Bridge Restaurant. ... More
 
 
 
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Sapori Sardi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
786 Fulham Road, Fulham, SW6 | 5 minutes from Fulham Palace
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 2.2 miles from Fulham Palace
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2.3 miles from Fulham Palace
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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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 27 minutes from Fulham Palace
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Bishops Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 4 minutes from Fulham Palace
This long strip of parkland running alongside the Thames with views over the river towards Putney gets its name from the former resident of Fulham Palace ... More
 
 
 
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Craven Cottage - Fulham FC
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Stevenage Road, SW6 | 6 minutes from Fulham Palace
The much-loved, ramshackle home of Fulham FC, Craven Cottage gets its name from the royal hunting lodge that used to sit where the centre circle of ... More
 
 
 
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The Pilates Room
London > Leisure > Fitness
9 Filmer Mews, SW6 | 10 minutes from Fulham Palace
The Pilates Room is a favourite with Fulham ladies, offering an excellent range of gentle matwork and floor Pilates. They specialise in ante-natal exercise and getting ... More
 
 
 
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Duke's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
8 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 5 minutes from Fulham Palace
Messing about on the river is all very well but sometimes it's even better to watch others doing it while you get the pints in. And ... More
 
 
 
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The Half Moon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 6 minutes from Fulham Palace
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The Coat & Badge
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8 Lacy Road, Putney, SW15 | 8 minutes from Fulham Palace
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Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 7 minutes from Fulham Palace
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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Bar Local (Fulham)
London > Nightlife > Bars
2-8 Dawes Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 19 minutes from Fulham Palace
In Bar Local, where cocktails are king, there's a decent, eclectic menu of tall drinks that won’t break the bank awaiting you. The house speciality is ... More
 
 
 
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Below The Cut
London > Nightlife > Bars
461 North End Road, SW6 | 20 minutes from Fulham Palace
Hidden below Hanger SW6, Below The Cut is a drinking den for meat lovers with liquor and cocktails served alongside bar snacks that champion a forgotten ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 26 minutes from Fulham Palace
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 30 minutes from Fulham Palace
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 35 minutes from Fulham Palace
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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John Coghlan's Quo
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The band, led by original Status Quo drummer John Coghlan, performs the hit songs of the legendary rock band....More

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