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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Wandsworth

Visit Wandsworth PlacesVisit Wandsworth places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Wandsworth places to visit. A unique way to experience Wandsworth’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Wandsworth as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Wandsworth Town is 4.2 miles (6.8 km) southwest of Charing Cross . The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London . When you visit Wandsworth, Walkfo brings Wandsworth places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Wandsworth Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Wandsworth

Visit Wandsworth – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 421 audio plaques & Wandsworth places for you to explore in the Wandsworth area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Wandsworth places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Wandsworth history

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At the time of the Domesday Book (1086), the manor of Wandsworth was held partly by William, son of Ansculfy, and partly by St Wandrille’s Abbey. The site of Young & Co’s Ram Brewery was built in 1834 against the River Thames. The company was nationalised in 1949 and became part of the South Eastern Gas Board.

Wandsworth toponymy

Wandsworth appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Wandesorde and Wendelesorde. This means ‘enclosure of (a man named) Waendel’, whose name is also lent to the River Wandle.

Wandsworth geography / climate

The former wharf area of the river-front is lined with new apartment blocks with several bars and restaurants. Notable pubs include the Ship Inn and the Waterfront, on the western and eastern side of (the southern bridgehead of) Wandsworth Bridge respectively. The area was recently used as the location for the BBC TV series Outnumbered.

Why visit Wandsworth with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Wandsworth PlacesYou can visit Wandsworth places with Walkfo Wandsworth to hear history at Wandsworth’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Wandsworth has 421 places to visit in our interactive Wandsworth map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Wandsworth, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Wandsworth places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Wandsworth & the surrounding areas.

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Best Wandsworth places to visit

Wandsworth has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Wandsworth’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Wandsworth’s information audio spots:

Wandsworth photo Fulham
Fulham is 3.6 miles (5.8 km) southwest of Charing Cross. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames, bordering Hammersmith, Kensington and Chelsea. First recorded by name in 691, Fulham was a manor and ancient parish. It was the Metropolitan Borough of Fulham between 1900 and 1965.
Wandsworth photo Three Standing Figures 1947
Three Standing Figures 1947 (LH 268) is a large stone sculpture by Henry Moore . It was made in 1947–48 and exhibited at London County Council’s first Open-Air Sculpture Exhibition at Battersea Park in 1948 . Donated to the council, it has been exhibited at the park since 1950 . It became a Grade II listed building in 1988 .
Wandsworth photo York Mansions
York Mansions is one of the seven Victorian blocks of flats on Prince of Wales Drive, London, in Battersea, in the London borough of Wandsworth . The four-storey building is portered .
Wandsworth photo The Albert Palace
The Albert Palace was a large building located in Battersea, in the borough of Wandsworth, London . It faced, and formed a backdrop to the lake in the park . It was a re-erection of an iron and glass structure, like The Crystal Palace of 1851 .
Wandsworth photo St Mary of Debre Tsion, Battersea
St Mary of Debre Tsion is a church in Battersea, London . It was built in the 1960s . It is one of the largest churches in the world .
Wandsworth photo Katherine Low Settlement
The Katherine Low Settlement was founded in 1924 as part of the settlement movement . It is now a listed building and provider of charitable services to the local community .
Wandsworth photo Old Battersea House
Old Battersea House is one of the oldest surviving buildings in South West London . It was rumoured to have been designed by Sir Christopher Wren . Grade II* listed building was built around 1699 and Grade II listed .
Wandsworth photo Clapham Grand
The Grand (previously The Grand Theatre) is a Grade II listed building on St John’s Hill, near Clapham Junction, South London . It was designed by Earnest Woodrow and was first opened in 1900 as The New Grand Theatre of Varieties .
Wandsworth photo The Falcon, Battersea
The Falcon is a Grade II listed public house at 2 St John’s Hill, Battersea, London . It is located in the centre of the city’s most famous landmarks .
Wandsworth photo Battersea Central Library
The library was built by the Battersea Vestry between 1889 and 1890, to a design by Edward Mountford . It remains in use in contemporary times as one of Wandsworth Council’s libraries .

Visit Wandsworth plaques

Wandsworth Plaques 156
Wandsworth has 156 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Wandsworth plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Wandsworth using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Wandsworth plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.