On a warm summer’s day, there’s nothing better than eating outside and watching the world go by.
Fulham Palace is the historic home of the Bishops of London, and has been since the first century AD. There’s a fascinating museum, walled gardens and café.
The most successful local Premiership team in recent years, Chelsea won the English Premier League in 2009/10, and the UEFA Champions League in 2011/12.
The public house is a great British institution, and you’ll find some of the best around – for both food and drink – in the neighbourhood.
The area abounds with boutiques and wonderful independent shops of all kinds: from high-end fashion, to interiors and lifestyle, to antiques and art, to quirky specialist outlets.
Set on the banks of the Thames near Hammersmith, the River Café’s celebrated signature dishes include wild mushroom risotto, Dover sole, and wood-smoked John Dory.
The local parks have facilities for tennis and many other outdoor sports, from lawn bowls and putting, to swimming and horse riding.
The tree-lined roads running off Munster Road, with their antique shops and Victorian and Edwardian houses, have been dubbed Munster Village.
There’s a long tradition of rowing on the River Thames. Auriol Kensington Rowing Club is based near Hammersmith Bridge, and is a characterful venue for parties and conferences.