Learn About Sutton's History and Culture
Sutton is a borough in South London on the slopes of the North Downs. The name can be found in the Doomsday books sited as ‘Sudtone’, its history is wide and varied. Up until the 18th century, the village was a quiet secluded space, before its mergence with London.
Visit Sutton Sights knows that Sutton is the perfect destination for a day out with the family, a holiday or even a local stroll. Walking around the city centre, you will find it heaped in culture. There are many great works of art for you to see for free one your visit to Sutton.
A 100,000 piece mosaic is positioned on the wall of a large building. The piece took 1,500 hours to create before its unveiling in 1994. There is also a mural of American singer Erykah Badu painted on the whole side of a commercial building in the centre. You will also stumble across David Wyne’s statue of The Messenger, a unique and beautiful piece of art.
No matter what you are looking for, Sutton has something for everyone. Discover the town’s history, do some shopping or take in some culture at a cinema or music venue. Sutton has a huge history in music; in 1963 The Rolling Stones were first discovered by their manager in the Red Lion pub.
There are multiple transport links into Sutton from London by tube, mainline train or bus and ample parking if you wish to travel by car. Why not spend the night in a quaint B and B or guesthouse? Whatever you visit Sutton for, you are sure to fall in love with the town’s beauty.