Local area guide

Living in Fulham

Thinking about moving to Fulham? 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 Fulham

Why Fulham is a good place to live

The leafy streets of Fulham boast a distinct blend of peaceful greenery and city vibrancy that make this an appealing neighbourhood of South West London.

Featuring streets lined with Victorian properties, alongside modern riverside apartments at Imperial Wharf, there's architecture to suit every taste here.

Centred around Parson's Green and Eel Brook Common, Fulham has not one, but three tube stations at Fulham Broadway, Parsons Green and Putney Bridge, offering an easy commute into the heart of London.

It's also a reasonably safe part of the capital, with crime rates below the average for central London.

With easy links to neighbouring Chelsea and Hammersmith, Fulham offers stunning views of the River Thames and there are plenty of excellent local neighbourhood pubs, restaurants, cafes and independent boutiques to enjoy here.

What's Fulham famous for?

With plenty of scenic parks, including Eel Brook Common, Parsons Green and Bishops Park, many of which have earned the Green Flag status for their high quality, Fulham is a lush green part of south west London.

In the realm of sports, it proudly houses two prestigious football stadiums—Stamford Bridge and Craven Cottage—home to Chelsea FC and Fulham FC respectively.

History enthusiasts will appreciate the well-known Fulham Palace, housing a botanical garden and museum dedicated to the Bishops of London.

And lastly, the Hurlingham Club is an iconic sports club in Fulham, famous for hosting notable Royal Family members.

Things to do in Fulham

Fulfilling the 'work hard, play hard' adage, Fulham offers a variety of activities for locals and visitors alike.

Fitness lovers can relish in the numerous parks for outdoor activities, while football fans can enjoy stadium tours at Stamford Bridge and Craven Cottage.

For a dose of culture, the elegant Fulham Palace offers a rich historical experience in beautiful gardens.

Fulham also presents an array of shopping destinations, from the Fulham Broadway Shopping Centre and boutiques on Fulham Road to the vintage shops on Lillie Road, Bishops Park Farmers’ and Fine Foods Market.

Additionally, there are 204 restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Harwood Arms and River Cafe, as well as iconic pubs like The White Horse and Duke on the Green.

Last but not least, Zest Gallery offers glass art courses and the Design Centre at Chelsea Harbour is a hub of interior design inspiration.

In Fulham, one could say leisure is an art that's been truly well-mastered.

Properties currently for sale in Fulham

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Transport in Fulham

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Fulham.

Local connections

Fulham Broadway
0.2 miles / 0.3 km
Parsons Green
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
West Brompton
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
West Brompton
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
West Kensington
0.7 miles / 1.1 km
Earl's Court
0.8 miles / 1.3 km

Schools in Fulham

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Fulham.

Education in Fulham

The Fulham Boys School
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Fulham Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2018)
The London Oratory School
Ages: 7 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2022)
Kensington Prep School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Evergreen Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Holy Cross RC School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)

Local pubs in Fulham

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  • Wolfpack Fulham

    London SW6

    Indulge in the ultimate boutique hotel and bar experience at The Wolfpack Inn in the heart of Fulham Broadway. We took on another derelict space and injected the Wolfpack spirit into its weary soul! Expect edgy, urban and upbeat surroundings.

  • McGettigans

    London SW6

    McGettigan’s Fullham is located at 1 Fulham Broadway, opposite Fulham Broadway Station, and is open daily serving lunch and dinner. With large screen TVs playing everything from rugby, football, GAA, golf and cricket, it is one of Fulham’s best sports bar

  • Broadway Bar & Grill

    London SW6

    In the heart of Fulham, The Broadway is a unique haven of style and comfort where guests can get away from it all, relax or party in chic surroundings and enjoy a warm and inviting atmosphere.

  • Harwood Arms

    London SW6

    Hidden away in the back streets of Fulham, the Harwood offers award-winning food and wine in a casual and relaxed setting. We champion the very best British produce with a focus on game and wild food. We are also currently the only Michelin-starred pub in

  • Mitre

    London SW6

    'THE BEST PUB IN ENGLAND AND WALES'. Winner of the prestigious Morning Advertisers BEST LEASED PUB IN ENGLAND AND WALES

  • Kona Kai Fulham

    London SW6

    Kona Kai is a Polynesian inspired, Hawaiian themed cocktail bar/club located on the Chelsea-Fulham border, close to Kings Road, between Putney and Earls Court and Chelsea.