Across the river from Putney, South Kensington offers some of the finest museums in London. The Natural History Museum and the Science museum sit just next door to each other. The Victoria and Albert Museum, across the road, is home to the world’s largest displays of decorative art and design. 

In Fulham, the Saatchi Gallery sits off Kings Road and holds the latest in contemporary art.

The Royal Albert Hall, less than 30 minutes by Tube, is one of the London’s most distinctive venues and hosts everything from classical to pop music.

If you prefer to stay south of the river, Putney and Wimbledon are home to a number of independent galleries such as Lacy Road Gallery and Will’s Art Warehouse. Perfect for an afternoon wander.

  • The Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert museum can be reached in 45 minutes.
  • Lacy Road Gallery and Will’s Art Warehouse are both less than a 20-minute walk from Putney Rise