I’m listing Ten Things To Do In Battersea. If you want to enjoy the new Battersea Power Station revamp, hang out in Battersea Park and stroll by the River Thames, this part of South West London is for you. Read my Ten Things to do in Battersea for an enjoyable day out, and you’ll have a great time. Since writing this article in July 2019, I have updated it with information about the new Battersea Power Station.
Ten Things To Do In Battersea London List
1. Enjoy the food, drink, shopping and entertainment at the Battersea Power Station
2. Hang out in beautiful Battersea Park
3. Take your children to the famous Battersea Park Kids Zoo
4. Stroll along the banks of the River Thames
5. Shop and eat along Northcote Road
6. Buy something old from the Northcote Road Antiques Market
7. Eat delicious food at the French Deli Boutique on Webb’s Road
8. Buy fabulous furniture from Loaf or Barker and Stonehouse
9. Rummage around the car boot sale at Battersea Boot
10. Adopt a pet from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
Ten Things To Do In Battersea London Details
Battersea Power Station: This Grade II* listed iconic building has been regenerated and is now a new neighbourhood and shopping, dining, entertainment and fitness destination. Inside the Power Station is a stunning shopping centre with eateries, a cinema and Lift 109 which takes you in a glass lift to the top of one of the chimneys. The surrounding streets provide luxury apartments along with shops and bars.
Battersea Power Station: Nine Elms, London SW11 8AL
Battersea Park: Located on the South Bank of the River Thames lies this glorious 200-acre green space. Many amenities here include the Pump House Gallery, Gardens, Bandstand, Boating Lake, Cafes and the beautiful Peace Pergola.
Battersea Park: SW11 4NJ
Battersea Park Kids Zoo: This lovely little zoo keeps mammals, reptiles and birds. It has been specially designed with children in mind with an educational slant.
Battersea Park Kids Zoo: Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ
River Thames Walk: While visiting Battersea Park, you can admire the Thames.
Thames River: Battersea
Northcote Road Shops and Restaurants: This street is packed full of independent eateries, coffee shops, bars and restaurants. You will also find fashion boutiques, gift shops, and homeware stores.
Northcote Road: SW11 6RE
Northcote Road Antiques Market: You will find 30 antique and vintage dealers selling everything from furniture to homeware, artwork, clothing and jewellery under one roof.
Northcote Road Antiques Market: 155a Northcote Road, SW11 6QB
French Deli Boutique Webb’s Road: Located close to Northcote Road is a village-like street with a few independent eateries and shops. The Deli Boutique will help you forget that you are actually in London. (I’m not sure if this deli is still open, the website wasn’t working).
Deli Boutique: 32 Webb’s Road, SW11 6SF
Loaf / Barker and Stonehouse: These two stores have big showrooms in Battersea. Both sell armchairs, sofas, dining tables and chairs, bedroom furniture and more.
Loaf Showroom: 255-259 Queenstown Road, SW8 3NP
Battersea Boot: If you prefer to buy something second-hand, you will have fun searching the stalls at this large car boot sale. It’s held on Sundays from 1.30 pm until 5 pm.
Battersea Boot: Harris Academy, 401 Battersea Park Road, SW11 5AP
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home: If you want a furry friend to look after and believe you can give a cat or dog a place to live, make an appointment at this famous pet shelter.
Ten Things To Do In Battersea London Information
Battersea is in South West London near Clapham and Wandsworth. You can travel to this area via Battersea Park Station (near Battersea Power Station and the Park), Queens Road Station or Clapham Junction (near Northcote Road). Clapham Common and Wandsworth Common are within walking distance. Enjoy your visit.
While you are in the area, you may find these articles helpful:
Ten Things To Do At Battersea Power Station
Brunch At No. 29 Power Station West
Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London. Battersea Boot image from their website.