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Putney BridgeFine grade II listed stone bridge, opened in 1886, joining Fulham on the north side of the Thames to Putney on the south. Putney Bridge is famous as the start of the annual Varsity Boat Race. It also marks the finish of the annual Head of the River Race. Traffic congestion is a problem, especially over the weekend if Fulham FC are playing at home at nearby Craven Cottage. If you're waiting for a bus, or simply walking across, there are great views of the neighbouring Fulham Palace Gardens and Bishops Park on the north-west side of the river. The original bridge, which was finished in 1729, was demolished and replaced with the existing structure following a collision of a river barge. Interestingly, Putney Bridge is the only bridge in Britain to have a church at both ends: the ancient St Mary's Church in Putney and All Saints Church in Fulham, which featured in the film The Omen.

 

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Oxford v Cambridge Boat RacesOxford v Cambridge Boat RacesOxford v Cambridge Boat RacesOne of London's oldest sporting events, first raced in 1829, The Boat Race sees England's two elite universities take to the water in a nail-biting rowing race between Putney Bridge and Mortlake Bridge in southwest London. Thousands of fans line the Thames each year to see Oxford battle against Cambridge. For spectators, there's a great view - and 2018-03-24T00:00:00+00002018-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Putney Bridge,   Between Fulham and Putney      SW6 3JD
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DATES  Running from  Saturday 24th March 2018untilSaturday 24th March 2018
One of London's oldest sporting events, first raced in 1829, The Boat Race sees England's two elite universities take to the water in a nail-biting rowing race between Putney Bridge and Mortlake Bridge in southwest London. Thousands of fans line the Thames each year to see Oxford battle against Cambridge. For spectators, there's a great view - and ... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

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Putney Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Parsons Green Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Lodge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  27% off
52-54 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 | 14 minutes from Putney Bridge
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 Wandsworth
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £38  40% off
Smuggler's Way, SW18 | 19 minutes from Putney Bridge
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  29% off
Imperial Road, SW6 | 26 minutes from Putney Bridge
Located at Imperial Wharf, the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea is nearby to the chic Kings Road and Chelsea Harbour. Famous London attractions ... More
 
 
 
 
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 2.7 miles from Putney Bridge
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2.9 miles from Putney Bridge
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through typhoid ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie's Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Fulham Palace Road, W6 | 27 minutes from Putney Bridge
Maggie's Centre next to Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith is the first cancer care hospice in England (there are several more in Scotland) for this charitable ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Putney Bridge

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Putney Bridge
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Fulham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 6 minutes from Putney Bridge
A 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 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum Of Fulham Palace
London > Attractions > Museums
Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 6 minutes from Putney Bridge
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 | 16 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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New Moon - A Night Of New Music
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 11th December 2017 - 7.30pm
Putney Bridge, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 6 minutes from Putney Bridge
An emerging talent showcase for singer-songwriters, bands, poets and performance artists, featuring Michael Clancy, Maple & Gillies, Stef Carraro, New Age Thrills and Blue Mean Eyes....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Fulham Palace Through Postcards
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th October 2017 to 15th April 2018 - Various Times
Putney Bridge, Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 6 minutes from Putney Bridge
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Patchwork
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 8pm
Putney Bridge, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 6 minutes from Putney Bridge
The group covers a selection of blues and funk classics....More
 
 
 
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Half Moon
London > Entertainment > Live Music
93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 6 minutes from Putney Bridge
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 | 11 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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606 Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
90 Lots Road, SW10 | 31 minutes from Putney Bridge
Lots Road may be associated with auctions and designer showrooms, but it is also home to the 606 Club. This club will appeal to people looking ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Putney Bridge
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Circa Vintage Clothes
London > Shopping > Clothing
64 Fulham High Street, SW6 | 6 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Bishops Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Bishops Park Tennis Centre, Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 8 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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Gina Conway Aveda Salon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
612 Fulham Road, SW6 | 16 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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Caparossa
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
3B The Piazza, 30 Brewhouse Lane, SW15 | 2 minutes from Putney Bridge
A stone's throw from the banks of the Thames, Caparossa hosts a charming Mediterranean setting, perfect to serve the traditional delicacies from Southern Italy. Delightful charcuterie ... More
 
 
 
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Bistro Vadouvan
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30 Brewhouse Lane, Putney Wharf, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Bridge
Bringing a much-needed flavour boost to Putney, Bistro Vadouvan is a unique concept that blends the essence of classic French cuisine with ... More
 
 
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
50-54 High Street, Putney, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Bridge
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 2.1 miles from Putney Bridge
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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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2.5 miles from Putney Bridge
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 32 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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Putney Bridge gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Bishops Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 7 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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Hurlingham Club
London > Leisure > Activities
Ranelagh Gardens, SW6 | 10 minutes from Putney Bridge
If you know anyone who's a member of The Hurlingham Club get them to take you there. A true gem in the middle of Fulham, the ... More
 
 
 
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Craven Cottage - Fulham FC
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Stevenage Road, SW6 | 12 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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Pubs near Putney Bridge

The best pubs near London Putney Bridge.
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Boathouse
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Brewhouse Street, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Bridge
Sitting on the riverfront in Putney, The Boathouse is a lovely place for a pint, especially when the sun shines. Watch the boats bob up and ... More
 
 
 
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Duke's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
8 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 4 minutes from Putney Bridge
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 Coat & Badge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
8 Lacy Road, Putney, SW15 | 5 minutes from Putney Bridge
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Putney Bridge

Putney Bridge clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 2 minutes from Putney Bridge
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 | 22 minutes from Putney Bridge
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Below The Cut
London > Nightlife > Bars
461 North End Road, SW6 | 22 minutes from Putney Bridge
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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Meeting venue hire near Putney Bridge

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Putney Bridge.
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2.1 miles from Putney Bridge
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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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 27 minutes from Putney Bridge
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 | 33 minutes from Putney Bridge
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Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Fulham Palace 6 minutes walk from Putney Bridge

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