Local Landmarks in Richmond upon Thames

 
Strawberry Hill House - Gothic Castle Strawberry Hill Twickenham/St Margarets
disabled access Visiting Strawberry Hill is a truly theatrical experience. Magically lit by a unique collection of renaissance glass, its gloomy castle-like hall &grey Gothic staircase lead drama...
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River Trips on the Thames Richmond
disabled access Turk Launches run river trips daily from Richmond to Kingston and Hampton Court Palace. It's a real treat for kids who love the adventure of being on the water, passing through...
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Ham House and Gardens - National Trust Ham House and Gardens Ham/Petersham
disabled access A unique 17th-century treasure trove One of a series of grand houses and palaces alongside the River Thames, Ham House and Garden impressed in its day and continues to do so today...
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Osterley Park and Gardens - National Trust Osterley Park and Gardens Borough wide
Magnificent neo-classical house and interiors, landscape park and gardens With a spectacular mansion surrounded by gardens, park and farmland, Osterley is one of the last survivin...
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Chiswick House and gardens Chiswick House Borough wide
disabled access Chiswick House is among the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture and makes a fascinating day out in West London. The third Earl of Burlington, who designed...
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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare Hampton
disabled access Garrick's Temple on the Riverside at Hampton was built by the great 18th century actor-manager David Garrick in 1756 to celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare. The Temple is...
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Hampton Court Palace Hampton
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disabled access Explore the wonders of this majestic building, and the stories behind them Discover some of Hampton Court's sights and stories, whether you plan to visit or just want to learn...
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Kew palace Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Kew
A building history From rich merchant's house to royal home of George III and members of his family This short history of Kew Palace covers the modest beginnings of Kew when it...
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Kneller Hall Whitton
Kneller Hall, Twickenham, home of the Headquarters Corps of Army Music and the Royal Military School of Music. Army Cadet Force - Music Away from the training halls and shooting...
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Marble Hill House Twickenham/St Margarets
A day out at Marble Hill is a real treat as this beautiful Palladian villa is set in 66 acres of outstanding riverside parkland near Richmond in West London. Marble Hill was...
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Pembroke Lodge Richmond
disabled access At some time prior to 1754, the Lodge began life as a humble cottage of one room, occupied by a molecatcher whose sole duty was to reduce the peril presented to huntsmen by molehi...
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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Kew
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disabled access The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, usually referred to as Kew Gardens, comprises 121 hectares[2] of gardens and botanical glasshouses between Richmond and Kew in Richmond upon Thames...
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The Poppy Factory Richmond
disabled access For nearly 90 years, The Poppy Factory in Richmond, Surrey, has been making poppies, crosses and wreaths for the Royal Family and the Royal British Legion's annual Remembrance Day...
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The Royal Star and Garter Home Richmond
disabled access The Richmond Home, situated in a landmark building overlooking the Thames and adjacent to Richmond Park, is located in a highly desirable area offering close access to London and...
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Turner's House Twickenham/St Margarets
In 1807 Turner purchased a plot of land at Twickenham, then a fashionable riverside town close to Brentford and Isleworth, on the Middlesex bank of the Thames. Here he built a...
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Sir Richard Burton's tomb Barnes/Mortlake/Sheen
The Tomb of Sir Richard Burton The most interesting tomb in St. Mary Magdalen's churchyard is the mausoleum in the shape of an Arab tent where the coffins of Sir Richard Burton...
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Syon House and Gardens Borough wide
disabled access Syon House is the last surviving ducal residence complete with its country estate in Greater London. Take a look round the the Duke of Northumberland's London home, view the magni...
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BBO & Woolborough House Barnes/Mortlake/Sheen
Established in 1930, the British Ballet Organization is justly proud of its heritage and continues in the tradition of its famous founders. The name Espinosa is recognised worldwi...
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Kilmorey Mausoleum Twickenham/St Margarets
The mausoleum located just off St Margarets Road in Twickenham was built in 1854 by the Earl of Kilmorey for his late mistress Priscilla Hoste. When she died the Earl commissioned...
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White Lodge Richmond
White Lodge is a Georgian house situated in Richmond Park, on the south-western outskirts of London. Formerly a royal residence, it now houses the Royal Ballet Lower School, instr...
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York house gardens- Naked ladies Twickenham/St Margarets
disabled access The York House gardnes are famous for "Naked ladies" statues as locals call them. Come and have a look how they behave under sun,wind, rain or snow. And enjoy the beautiful garden...
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York House Twickenham/St Margarets
disabled access York House venue hire Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA Map directions York House is a fine 17th century building, with a fascinating history, set in beautiful grounds on the...
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Petersham meadows cows Ham/Petersham
disabled access Petersham Meadows lie alongside the river and form a continuation of Buccleuch Gardens. They are an important part of the riverscape between Richmond and Teddington, and the view...
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Best family cycling around Richmond borough Borough wide
The Richmond cycling club has kindly came up with this map of cycling 28.6 KM around the borough. This ride is family friendly and you can start at any point close to you. Just...
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Short family cycling route Ham and Bushy park Teddington
If you would like to spend an afternoon of cycling with your family here is a route of 14.54 KM. This goes from Teddington to Ham, Ham common, Riverside and through Bushy park....
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Reptile walk WWT London Wetland Centre Barnes/Mortlake/Sheen
disabled access in our reptile enthusiast to look for some of the shyer residents of the reserve. Find out how and where to look for reptiles and hear fascinating facts about these often misunder...
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