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Grosvenor Waterside, Pimlico, 30 Gatliff Road, London SW1W 8QN
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Daily 9am-7pm
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Annual Membership from £23 per week | Day membership £40

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Purple DragonPurple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club occupies a larger 12,000 sq ft premises in Chelsea. The large space has room for a wide range of classes for kids of all ages, an excellent kid friendly restaurant - big enough to seat 100 - a pro golf simulator, an interactive floor, a dinosaur cave and a
customised Hornby train set with global landmarks. New to the Chelsea club is a swimming pool called Beach Bums which
includes a wet play zone and offers swimming
lessons, waterpolo, life saving sessions and scuba
diving lessons. There's even a spa for frazzled parents. If you don't feel like joining in with your little ones you can get pampered in the beauty pod where Pilates, Yoga and reflexology are laid on. Different levels of membership give your child access to a variety of classes, workshops and activities from music, art, drama and dance to languages and study groups. It pays to sign up for longer periods - and doing so gives you access to added extras. In summer, for example, in addition to the regular class they organise trips to popular children's attractions like the zoo and the Natural History Museum. Age groups are divided into 'Hatchlings' (babies to 3 year olds), 'Growlers' (4 to 7 years) and 'Fire breather' (8 to 12). Whether learning how to cook in the kid's kitchen, playing on the touch screen Macs or making music in the recording studio your kids will be kept thoroughly entertained.

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Sloane Square Tube Station
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Victoria Tube Station
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Victoria Railway Station
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Pimlico Masterpark
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Semley Place NCP
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Eccleston Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £120† 31% off
37 Eccleston Square, SW1V | 6 minutes from Purple Dragon
The grade II listed Eccleston Square Hotel provides unique accommodation in central London. Bordering Belgravia and Victoria, the boutique hotel is ideally located to explore the ... More
Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £117† 41% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 10 minutes from Purple Dragon
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £80† 25% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 10 minutes from Purple Dragon
Located right on Sloane Square, where the old Royal Court Hotel used to be, Sloane Square Hotel is a welcoming and well decorated reincarnation. All the ... More
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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
4 Battersea Park Road, SW8 | 12 minutes from Purple Dragon
Helping out man's best friend since 1860, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has become a national institution. It has played a part in several historical episodes ... More
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 15 minutes from Purple Dragon
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ... More
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Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 25 minutes from Purple Dragon
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
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Battersea Power Station
London > Attractions > Sights
Circus West, Sopwith Way, Battersea, London SW8 | 6 minutes from Purple Dragon
The masterpiece of architect Giles Gilbert Scott, the Grade II listed Battersea Power Station has taken on an iconic status in the capital. With its huge ... More
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Purple Dragon
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
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National Army Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Purple Dragon
More than 23 million pounds has been spent on re-development of the National Army Museum which reopens in 2017 to reveal a radical ... More
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 9 minutes from Purple Dragon
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Purple Dragon
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 11 minutes from Purple Dragon
Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
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Wild at Heart
London > Shopping > Florists
54 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Purple Dragon
Wild at Heart put the fresh back into fresh flowers. Each bloom is of a very high quality and is always meticulously selected. Their ... More
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Daylesford Organic Pimlico
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
44B Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Purple Dragon
Three floors of classy, top quality organic food from the most well respected suppliers and specialists in the country and beyond. Daylesford Organic was set up ... More
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R Chocolate London
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
198 Ebury Street, SW1W | 6 minutes from Purple Dragon
Chocolate boxes filled with truffles and caramels, florentines and shortbreads are beautifully packaged in white and red boxes at R Chocolates London, the ... More
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Urban Kitchen at The Rising Sun
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
44 - 46 Ebury Bridge Road, Chelsea, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Purple Dragon
British Cuisine... More
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The Ebury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Purple Dragon
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
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Hunan
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
51 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Purple Dragon
If you've ever been in a Chinese restaurant looking over your shoulder at the exciting things that the Chinese diners are eating while you tuck into ... More
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 18 minutes from Purple Dragon
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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 28 minutes from Purple Dragon
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 30 minutes from Purple Dragon
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
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Argonauts
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 11 minutes from Purple Dragon
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 11 minutes from Purple Dragon
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
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Frame Victoria
London > Leisure >
129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 11 minutes from Purple Dragon
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame doesn't do pounding the treadmill. Instead of the (guilt-inducing, unused) monthly gym membership, Frame has a drop-in, ... More
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The Ebury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Purple Dragon
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
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The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Purple Dragon
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
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The Surprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Purple Dragon
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Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
London > Nightlife > Bars
52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 6 minutes from Purple Dragon
Located under Cambridge Street Kitchen and part of the Artist Residence, the Clarendon Cocktail Cellar bar takes iconic ... More
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The Qube Project
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Terminus Place, Victoria, London SW1V | 13 minutes from Purple Dragon
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The Qube Project
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
191 Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 13 minutes from Purple Dragon
Promising to "submerge party-goers into a cornucopia of pleasure" The Qube Project basement club opened in Victoria in October 2014 with music from some of Europe's ... More
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Purple Dragon
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Purple Dragon
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
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Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 9 minutes from Purple Dragon
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