Local area guide

Living in Crabtree Estate

Thinking about moving to Crabtree Estate? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Crabtree Estate

Why Crabtree Estate is a good place to live

Crabtree Estate is a vibrant trove of lovely spots to live in, picturesque scenery, and delightful casual and fine dining spots. The region enjoys a fantastic location with close proximity to the serene River Thames. Not only does this offer peaceful and scenic riverside walks, but it also creates an inviting atmosphere for the array of riverside eateries and traditional pubs available. For those moving to Crabtree Estate, the convenience of several shops and boutique stores within walking distance is a huge draw. You'll find various essential amenities along Fulham Palace Road. And for families, the area offers excellent schools, catering to the needs of younger residents.

What's Crabtree Estate famous for?

Crabtree Estate is famous for its unique blend of urban convenience and serene nature, thanks largely to its close proximity to the River Thames. The area is famed for its rich history, which includes once playing host to a large proliferation of crab trees in Fulham. Additionally, the region is known for The Crabtree pub, an age-old establishment integral to the region's past. Last but not least, the estate is recognized for the unique riverside view of the Hammersmith Bridge, particularly under the warm glow of the evening sun, which makes for a fantastic dining atmosphere.

Things to do in Crabtree Estate

Living in Crabtree Estate means never running out of things to see and do. Days out could be spent exploring the beautiful Bishops Park or Lillie Road Recreation Ground. For dining, there are plenty of notable eateries to choose from including The River Café, The Crabtree and local favourites Glasshouse Coffee, and The Palace Gardener. If you wish to, you can engage in leisure activities along the banks of the Thames, which could include dining out in riverside restaurants. The Barons Court Theatre offers unique entertainment in a vibrant pub setting with an interesting must-try menu. Moving to Crabtree Estate also grants access to a selection of highly-regarded schools, including Queen’s Manor School, Melcombe Primary School, Fulham Cross Girls’ School, and Language College.

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Transport in Crabtree Estate

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Local connections

Barons Court
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Hammersmith (D & P)
0.7 miles / 1.1 km
0.8 miles / 1.3 km
West Kensington
0.8 miles / 1.3 km
Parsons Green
1 miles / 1.6 km
Ravenscourt Park
1.1 miles / 1.8 km

Schools in Crabtree Estate

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Education in Crabtree Estate

Queen's Manor School and Special Needs Unit
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2018)
Melcombe Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Kensington Wade
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Fulham Cross Girls' School and Language College
Ages: 11 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Darwin School
Ages: 8 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Oakwood School
Ages: 5 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)

Local pubs in Crabtree Estate

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  • Crabtree

    London W6

    The Crabtree is a newly refurbished iconic Victorian pub set on the river in Fulham. It has stunning views of the Thames River from its extensive beer garden & riverside terrace.

  • Pear Tree

    London W6

    Hidden in the back streets of Hammersmith, West London, The Pear Tree is the quintessential Victorian Pub.

  • Distillers

    London W6

    The Distillers is a bar with funky chandelliers and atmospheric lighting, carefully chosen decor sets the scene for our guests to enjoy what we have to offer.

  • Captain Cook

    London SW6

    This delightfully decorated English pub and boutique hotel are a perfect place to come and unwind for both our fellow London residents and our travellers from further afield.