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Days Out in Putney and Southfields

School holidays is always a difficult time of year for parents as they have to think of ideas and ways to keep their kids happy and entertained whilst they are off school. There are some great things to do and see if you live around South London.

And if you reside in the Putney and Southfield area then the best private minicab firm, Elite Cars Service can transport you and your family easily around all the attractions. In this blog we look at some of the options open to you to have an enjoyable day out.

Flight Experience London

What could be more exciting than a real chance to fly a plane whilst remaining on the ground. Flight Experience London is one of the most advanced flight simulators in the UK. They operate a high-fidelity, FAA Approved Boeing 737-800 flight simulator that can provide a unique and exhilarating experience for people of all ages.

You are the Captain of an airline the minute you walk into Flight Experience, you will receive a retro boarding pass and a captains hat whilst you go through pre-flight checklists and chat for clearance from Flight Control.

Then you will take control of a Boeing 737, which is the biggest selling airliner ever built. The simulator will take you to a world in the sky, and you will experience just what it is like to fly a plane.

Fulham Palace

From around the year 700 when the present day site was acquired by Bishop Waldhere, Fulham Palace has served as a Bishop’s residence for over twelve centuries. It has been home to the Bishop of London since the Tudor times giving a summer retreat to the country during the summer months.

The original Manor covered the whole of what is now Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing, Acton and Finchley. It was one of many palaces that various Bishops could access London which was essential at the time of the court.

Around the time of the 16th Century there were nearly two hundred of these homes serving twenty one bishops. Fulham Palace has a museum, and many historic rooms for visitors to explore. It also hosts regular exhibitions and there are splendid garden walks to partake in.

The Avenue Cookery School

The Avenue Cookery School is a great place to learn culinary skills as well as having a heap of fun doing so. It is a family run school that thrives on all things foodie, and the instructors are very enthusiastic at what they do.

They offer all sorts of courses from three hour evening classes to a complete two week live in Chalet Host course. There are also daytime courses, evening classes, international classes, vegan courses, kids classes, corporate and bespoke classes.

In fact it is the most comprehensive cookery school in South London, and definitely the most fun.

These great ideas of what to do during the summer months in Putney and Southfields are just the tip of the iceberg. Contact Elite Car Service to have your own private cab transportation at hand just when you need it.