2008 - 04 historic houses RICHMOND 2008 - 08 2008 - 10 open spaces 2008 - 12 and galleries UPON 2008 - 14 eating and drinking 2008 - 16 shopping 2008 - 18 worship and remembrance THAMES 2008 - 20 attractions VisitRichmond Guide 2008 2008 - 26 map 2008 - 31 restaurants and bars 2008 - 34 accommodation and venues 2008 - 48 language schools 2008 - 50 travel information Welcome to Cllr Serge Lourie ’s Arcadia Richmond upon Thames lies 15 miles in addition to hosting international rugby Full page advert southwest of central London — a fast matches and rock concerts houses the train from Waterloo Station will bring you of Rugby — open to visitors all here in 15 minutes. When you arrive you year round. will emerge into a different world. I am extremely honoured to be Leader Defi ned by the River Thames with over of this beautiful borough. Our aim at 20 miles of riverside, we are without the Council is to preserve and improve doubt the most beautiful of the capital’s it for everyone. Top of our agenda is 32 boroughs. It is with good reason that protecting the environment and fi ghting we are known as London’s Arcadia. climate change. Through our various policies we are setting an example We really have something for everyone. of what local government can do Our towns are vibrant and stylish with nationally to ensure a greener and more great places to eat, shop, drink and sustainable future. generally have a good time. Our parks and open spaces are internationally I extend our warmest welcome and hope renowned and we have other world-class you will enjoy your visit. destinations such as , The Royal Botanic Gardens at Councillor Serge Lourie Kew, the London Wetland Centre in Leader Richmond upon Thames Council Barnes and Stadium; which

--- 2 - visitrichmond.co.uk visitrichmond.co.uk - 3 --- “ The Richmond Heritage Hampton Court Palace fi nest plant collection in the world. Guides were very East Molesey, , KT8 9AU Tel: 020 8332 5655 Discover magnifi cent State Apartments, Opening hours: 9.30am to 6pm. A fascinating glimpse into Britain’s house by the Thames, and the interesting, my spectacular works of art and 500 years of Admission: Adult £12.25; Concession £10.25; past is revealed by visits to the elegant Royal history Under-17s free with a paying adult guide was very Tel: 0870 753 7777 wealth of historic properties in in Twickenham. knowledgeable.” Web: www.hrp.org.uk Marble Hill House and around the borough. , which has Opening hours: open all year, from 10am to 6pm Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 2NL Ann Mathew, Ham. every day, (Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb closes 4.30pm) A lovely Palladian villa set in 66 acres of Sedate and tranquil or vibrant and recently undergone a massive Admission: £13.30 for adults; £10.80 for senior riverside parkland fun, these historic houses and £6.4m restoration, is another citizens and students; £6.65 for children; £37 for a Tel 020 8892 5115 family ticket; under-fi ves free Web: www.english-heritage.org.uk gardens can offer whatever the must for visitors. Nearest station: Hampton Court Opening hours: Weekends only between 1 April and visitor wants. Discover hidden architectural Disabled access: Yes 31 Oct. Saturday, 10am to 2pm; Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Tours on Tues and Wed at 12noon and 3pm Admission: Adults £4; Children £2; Concession £3. Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, TW10 7RS Train: St Margarets A beautiful Stuart house beside the Thames, built Disabled access: Ground fl oor only historic gems in 1610 Tel: 020 8940 1950 Kew Palace Well-known attractions such as gems such as Garrick’s Temple Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Email: [email protected] Richmond, Hampton Court Palace boast by the Riverside at Hampton, or Opening hours: House open between end March Surrey, 60 acres of glorious riverside nearby attractions such as Syon and end October 1pm to 5pm. Gardens open all TW9 3AB gardens, all against a spectacular House, House year. 11am to 6pm every day, closed Thursdays The recently-restored property is the smallest and Fridays and most intimate of the royal , set in the backdrop of one of the world’s and , all set in Admission: house and garden adult £9, child £5, grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens Family £22. Garden only: Adult £3; child £2; Tel: 0870 751 5179 fi nest royal palaces. Not forgetting magnifi cent parkland. family £7. Web: www.hrp.org.uk the world-famous maze! Nearest station: Richmond History buffs along with casual Opening hours: Open from end March to end The borough’s unrivalled historic visitors of all ages will fi nd plenty October, 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Admission: Adult £5; Concessions £4.50; Children homes also take in properties to interest them among these and Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB £2.50; Family £13; Under-5s free such as the magnifi cent Ham other stunning locations – all at a From the elegant Palm House to the modern Nearest station: Princess of Wales Conservatory, the exotic pagoda Disabled access: yes House, a 500-year-old Stuart price to suit your pocket. and the , the gardens contain the

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Syon House Chiswick House Be dazzled by the , Middlesex, TW8 8JF Burlington Lane, London, W4 2RP A magnifi cent mansion set in 200 acres of A magnifi cent Palladian villa, designed by Lord borough’s historic gems… landscaped parkland Burlington, set in 70 acres of parkland Tel 020 8560 0881 Tel: 0208 995 0508 Web: www.syonpark.co.uk Web: www.english-heritage.org.uk Opening hours: House open between last week Opening hours: Open from April 1 till the end of in March and last week October. Wednesday, October. 10am to 5pm Wednesday to Sunday. Thursday and Sunday 11am to 5pm. Gardens Saturday: 10am to 2pm. open daily. Admission £4.20 for adults; £3.20 concessions/ Admission for house and garden: Adults £8; students; £2.10 children concessions £7; child £4 Nearest station: Turnham Green tube or Chiswick Nearest station: Gunnersbury Disabled access: Yes. Please call in advance. Disabled access: Gardens only, contact estate offi ce for details on 020 8560 0882

Osterley Park and House Jersey Road, , TW7 4RB A stunning, Robert Adam-designed mansion surrounded by 350 acres of gardens, park and farmland “ More historic sights Tel 020 8232 5050 Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/osterley within easy access Email: [email protected] from Richmond upon Opening hours: Open mid-March to end October, “ I am a resident of Wednesday to Sunday, house 1pm to 4.30pm. Thames.” Garden open 11am to 5pm daily. Richmond. I learned Admission: house and garden Adult £7.50; Child Mr F Round. £3.50; Family £20 so much. Excellent.” Nearest station: Osterley Professor James Knight. Disabled access: Please call for details

---- 6 - visitrichmond.co.uk Gallery, Twickenham visitrichmond.co.uk - 7 --- “My favourite pastime Westminster Passenger Boats Hampton Ferry is hiring a boat from Whatever you want from the river, a passenger boat and cruise From Westminster Pier to Hampton Court Pier. Hampton Ferry Boathouse, Thames Street, Travel 22 miles along the Royal Barge route of Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2EW Richmond and eating a it’s here, where the capital meets upstream or down, to Hampton Henry VIII, past the Royal Botanical Gardens at Begin at the home of eighteenth-century actor and Kew and Historic Richmond to the Royal Palace of picnic in the shade of a the countryside in Richmond Court or Westminster; or hire a theatre manager, David Garrick, and then travel Hampton court. across the river to Hurst Park in Molesey. The upon Thames. The Thames Path traditional Thames rowing skiff Tel: 020 7930 2062 boathouse is opposite the Bell Inn in Hampton. bankside willow.” takes you through busy riverside at Richmond, Marble Hill or Web: www.wpsa.co.uk Tel: 020 8979 7471 David German, Twickenham. Opening: Daily sailing from Westminster Pier are Web: www.hamptonferryboathouse.co.uk operated between April and October Email: [email protected] Fares: £13.50 for adults; £6.75 for children; £9 for Opening: The ferry runs daily from the beginning of seniors; £33.75 for family tickets. April to the end of October. The River Thames All prices are based on a single ticket from Fares: £1 for adults; 50p for children; 20p for Westminster to Hampton Court Palace. 50% bicycles. Pushchairs and dogs are free. discount for freedom pass holders. towns with restaurants, cafes and Hampton Court? There are ferries Richmond Bridge Boathouses pubs, and past wild commons and at Hampton and Ham, and whether London Wetland Centre 1-3 Bridge Boathouses, Richmond upon Thames, woodland. on the water or on the towpath, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London, TW9 1TH SW13 9WT Be the captain of your own vessel. Hire a rowing Islands range from deeply wooded you can watch boats going Over 40 hectares of created wetlands in the heart boat in Richmond and paddle up to the foot of to industrial with boatyards and through the locks at Richmond and of London. The centre offers the opportunity to see Richmond Hill or Marble Hill House. rare and beautiful wetland wildlife. moorings. There are modern . Tel: 020 8948 8270 Tel: 020 8409 4400 Web: www.richmondbridgeboathouses.com luxury fl ats overlooking the water, Yes, in Richmond upon Thames, Web: www.wwt.org.uk/visit/wetlandcentre Opening: Seven days a week from April to grand historic homes and palaces, Email: [email protected] October. the river has everything - and a Opening: Open 7 days a week (except Christmas) Prices: Weekend hourly rate from £4 per person. and little plotlands houses, as special magic: walking a quiet from 9.30am to 6pm (last admission 5pm) in the Monday to Friday rate from £2.50 per person on Eel Pie and Trowlock Islands. summer and 9.30am to 5pm (last admission 4pm) per hour. Boats can accommodate up to seven towpath on a soft evening, about in the winter. passengers. Everywhere you will see waterfowl 20 minutes after sunset, you may Admission: £8.75 for adults; £6.60 for - grebe, coot, swans, geese, heron, Out on the water, why not concessions; £4.95 for children and a family ticket be lucky enough to see the summer for £22.95. Group admission prices available upon ducks, moorhen, even cormorant migrants darting off to roost as the take a passenger boat request. and egret. upstream to Westminster or Nearest station: Barnes bats swoop in over the trees and Disabled Access: Yes Out on the water, why not take the water to feed and drink. down to Hampton Court?

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Richmond Park Home Park London’s largest park with 2,500 acres of hills, Extending from the sumptuous grounds of woodlands, gardens and grassland with stunning Hampton Court Palace and hugging a bend of the World-renowned Royal Parks, safest in London and are currently views as far as St Paul’s Cathedral. Home to large River Thames, the park is home to a canal and golf stunning stretches of riverside and benefi ting from a massive herds of red and fallow deer, the gated park was course. And more deer. designated as a National Nature Reserve in 2000. Hampton Court Palace pristine village greens combine investment programme under The adventurous can enjoy a host of activities Tel: 0870 752 7777 including horse riding, cycling and power kiting. Bus: 111, 216, 411, 451, 461, R68, 416, 513. to make Richmond upon Thames which 38 children’s play areas It also houses the magnifi cent Isabella Plantation the greenest and most beautiful have been refurbished. and the gardens at Pembroke Lodge. Tel: 020 8948 3209. borough in London. Richmond upon Thames is the www.royalparks.co.uk Following the bends of the River Crane from Twickenham to Hanworth Road, the tranquil nature Open all year. Park gates open at 7am in summer reserve is a haven for wildlife including marsh frogs and 7.30am in winter, and close at dusk. and rare water voles. A cycle track, the remains Bus: 371 (to Richmond Gate), 65 (to Petersham of a gunpowder mill and the Shot Tower blend Gate) 72, 74 (to Roehampton Gate), 85 (to with riverside meadows and wooded riverbanks. Ladderstile Gate – for the Isabella Plantation) open spaces Entrance off Ellerman Avenue Tel: 020 8755 2339 The jewel in the crown is majestic only London borough to span Bus: 110, H22 Richmond Park, with its gently both banks of the Thames. A stone’s throw from Hampton Court Palace, this Royal Park is home to free-roaming deer, the rolling hills, ancient copses and Nature abounds, with Barnes famous Diana fountain, a large children’s play area and the Chestnut Avenue designed by Christopher herds of free-roaming deer, little Common and the rich Wren. Perfect for a summer picnic. changed from the days of CharlesI. in wildlife and fl ora, and ripe for Tel: 020 8979 1586. But all around the borough are exploration.. Open all year. Bus: 111, 216, 411, 465, X26, R68 echoes of ’s rich heritage, from Chestnut Avenue in Bushy “ Cycling around Park, designed by Sir Christopher Formerly part of a hunting park attached to , it plays host to various sports Richmond Park on Wren, to the sounds of leather on and events throughout the year. willow on the cricket greens of Facilities include a playground, tennis courts, a sunny day with sports pitches and indoor and, in summer, outdoor Richmond, Twickenham and Kew. swimming pools. the kids in tow - Tel: 020 8332 6696 The borough’s parks are the Bus: 190, 65, R70 fabulous!” Sarah Fletcher, Richmond. ---- 10 - visitrichmond.co.uk Richmond Park visitrichmond.co.uk - 11 --- York House Sculptures Orleans House Gallery

The Museum of Rugby and The National Archives The Tours Ruskin Avenue, Kew, TW9 4DU 25 The Embankment, Twickenham, TW1 3DU Rugby Road, Twickenham, TW1 1DZ Home to almost 1,000 years of British historical Located in a grade II listed 18th Century Leaf through the minutes of museum. And the best artists The ultimate experience for rugby union fans. The records from the Doomsday Book to the present waterman’s cottage. Celebrates the rich local Churchill’s War Cabinet meetings, from the nearby areas and beyond museum hosts the world’s largest array of rugby day, including Shakespeare’s will, Guy Fawkes’ history of Twickenham, Whitton, the Hamptons memorabilia and artefacts and you can even test confession and the fi rst American newspaper. and Teddington. view the best local art in stunning regularly exhibit work in Orleans your strength on the scrum machine. The stunning Other highlights are Captain Bligh’s account of the Tel: 020 8408 0070 riverside galleries or tour the House and the Riverside Gallery stadium is being upgraded to hold more than mutiny on The Bounty, Napoleon’s post mortem www.twickenham-museum.org.uk and the abdication instrument of Edward VIII. 80,000 fans on match days. Open Tues and Sat 11am to 3pm; world’s most iconic rugby union in Richmond. Tel: 0870 405 2001 Tel: 020 8876 3444 Sun 2pm to 4pm arena. Richmond upon Thames Opening: Tues – Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, Opening: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-5pm; Tues 10am- Admission free 11am – 5pm; 7pm; Thurs 9am-7pm; Sat 9.50am-5pm; Sun closed. Closed: Monday and match days. The Riverside Gallery Admission free Admission: (museum and tour) adult £10, children/ Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, concessions £7 TW9 1TP museums and galleries Intimate exhibition space featuring the best local Landmark Art Centre Old Town Hall, Whitaker Avenue, Richmond, artists. Iraqi war casualty Ali Abbas is among contains a wealth of surprises Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 9NN TW9 1TP previous exhibitors. For information, contact Cultural hub located in an imposing converted Celebrates the rich heritage of Richmond, Ham, Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham on for art lovers, history buffs and gothic-style church. Various activities throughout Petersham and Kew. Vibrant displays stretch back 020 8831 6000 sports fans. Local history from the year including music, dance, arts fairs from pre-historic times to the present day. Open Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am to 6pm; Tues, and classes. Tel: 020 8332 1141 Sat 10am to 5pm. Sun closed pre-historic times to the present Tel: 020 8977 7558 Web: www.museumofrichmond.com Admission free day is laid bare in the museums of Open all year Opening: Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm Richmond and Twickenham while Admission free Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare at the National Archives in Kew, Hampton Court Road, Hampton. Orleans House Gallery visitors can pore over historical Striking octagonal temple and pleasure garden Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ records charting the evolution dedicated to the genius of Shakespeare. Steeped in history, Orleans House is home to Commissioned by renowned actor David Garrick the borough’s fantastic public art gallery and the of the nation. Rugby enthusiasts and originally housed a statue of the playwright. baroque Octagon Room, designed by the famous Recently restored and now contains a replica statue architect James Gibb in 1720. Also home to the can enjoy tours of Twickenham and display celebrating Garrick’s life and career. Coach House Education Centre opened in 2006. Stadium, the home of English Tel: 020 8831 6000 Tel: 020 8831 6000 Rugby, and visit the world-famous Open every Sunday, April to September, 2pm to 5pm. Email: [email protected] Admission free. Web: www.richmond.gov/orleans_house_gallery Opening: Tues – Sat 1pm to 4.30pm; Sun 2pm to 4.30pm; Mon closed ---- 12 - visitrichmond.co.uk Admission free visitrichmond.co.uk - 13 --- Barmy Arms Naked Turtle The Embankment, Twickenham, Middlesex, 505 Upper Richmond Rd West, , TW1 3DU Richmond, London, SW14 7DE If you’re looking for a quiet drink and teas. Or, if you’re visiting 020 8892 0863 08710 757 362 with views of the River Thames or Hampton Court, why not cross White Swan The Original Maids of Honour a more lively setting for a fantastic the road to the Mitre Hotel or Riverside, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3DN 288 Kew Gardens, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3DU meal out, Richmond upon Blubeckers for lunch. Mamma Mia 020 8892 2166 08713 323 135 Thames has a variety of pubs and in East Sheen offers wonderful The Roebuck Carlton Mitre Hotel restaurants to suit. Italian food and the Petersham 130, Richmond Hill, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6RN Hampton Court Road, Hampton Court, Surrey, 020 8948 2329 KT8 9BN 020 8979 9988 The Sun Inn 7, Church Rd, Barnes, London, SW13 9HE Blubeckers eating out 020 8876 5256 Opposite Hampton Court Palace, 3 Palace Gate 020 8941 5959 For traditional pub grub, try the Hotel offers lunch or dinner Arthurs Mamma Mia Barmy Arms and White Swan on overlooking the famous view as The Green, Twickenham, TW2 5TU 020 8893 3995 459, Upper Richmond Road West, London, Twickenham Riverside; or The painted by Turner. SW14 7PR Roebuck on Richmond Hill and Gaucho Grill 08710 752 983 Riverside, Richmond, Surrey TW10 6UJ Petersham Hotel The Sun Inn in Barnes. For the 020 8948 4030 more contemporary, try Canyon Nightingale Lane, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6UZ 020 8940 7471 restaurant in Richmond, Arthurs on Twickenham Green or The Naked Turtle in East Sheen “ Richmond upon Thames is offering live jazz while you eat. a great venue for eating out The Original Maids of Honour with family and friends.” tearooms in Kew (opposite Kew Sid McNally. Gardens) offer delicious cakes

--- 14 - visitrichmond.co.uk visitrichmond.co.uk - 15 --- “The hotel was only fi ve Dapper - formal suit hire minutes from the fantastic 16 Church Street Twickenham London. If you feel the need for a boutiques and arcades in Middlesex TW1 3NJ spot of pampering, take a stroll up Church Street.” 020 8892 0707 George Street where there are hair Stephanie Miller. Par-ici - The made in salons and cosmetics counters Twickenham Shop aplenty. Move on towards Hill Rise 41 Church Street and a range of galleries will whet Twickenham Middlesex TW1 3NS any artistic appetite. For a gem of 020 8607 9050 a cobbled street, head to Church Street in Twickenham where you The Rugby Store York Street can stroll along an entire road of Twickenham boutiques boasting gifts, jewellery, Middlesex TW1 ladies fashions, formal suit hire, 0870 143 1114 unique fl ooring and more. Cobbled lanes Brewers Lane, Paved Court, Golden Court, Church Court and Hill Rise are an absolute must for visitors to Richmond town centre. Here you will fi nd many independent shops, galleries and shopping fantastic places to browse. Whatever you’re shopping for, Don’t forget the local high streets, Markets There are Farmers’ Markets all around the borough Richmond upon Thames has it all. parades and villages in Kew, as well as regular French markets, arts and crafts Richmond itself, one of the main , Barnes, Sheen, Ham, fairs and fun seasonal shopping activites. shopping areas, is a great place Petersham, Hampton, Whitton More information to start. It can be reached in as and Teddington. See www.visitrichmond.co.uk for more details of dates and time coinciding with your visit. little as 15 minutes from central

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The Bernardo O’Higgins memorial Poppy Factory The memorial to the Chilean hero adjoins Bernardo O’Higgins Square, next to Richmond Bridge The borough’s tombs are among and his mistress, Priscilla Hoste, The cemetery includes the tiny 20 Petersham Road Richmond, TW10 6UR Nearest station: Richmond the less well known – but whose coffi ns lie side-by-side. and beautifully restored Grove Tours, which are held twice daily between Monday fascinating – places to explore. Gardens Chapel. and Thursday, must be booked in advance. Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare Memorials reveal fascinating Tel: 020 8940 3305 On the riverside at Hampton Among the most remarkable is the aspects of the borough The borough is also home to the Nearest Station: Richmond. Bus: No 65 Built by the renowned actor-manager David fi nal resting place of adventurer – including the Chilean link. Poppy Factory in Petersham Road Garrick in 1756 as a memorial to William The Royal Star & Garter Home Shakespeare Sir Richard Burton in Mortlake. The founder of modern Chile, where 32 million Remembrance Richmond Hill Open to the public on Sundays between April and His tomb takes the form of an Bernardo O’Higgins, who lived in poppies and 80,000 wreaths are Richmond, W10 6RR September, from 2-5pm The home has been caring for disabled ex-Service Nearest station: Hampton Court then R68 bus; or Arab tent built of Forest of Dean the borough in his early years, made every year. personnel since 1916. For general information Hampton then 111 or 216 bus about the home call 020 8439 8000 Web: www.garrickstemple.org.uk Web: www.starandgarter.org Nearest Station: Richmond. Bus: 371 Adventurer Sir Richard Burton’s tomb tombs and history… Can be found in the cemetery of the RC Church of Memorials St Mary Magdalen, North Worple Way, Mortlake, stone. The sides are sculpted has a memorial and square Nearest station: Mortlake to create an illusion of canvas named after him – next to The tugged by a desert wind. Richmond Bridge. St Margarets Road, St Margarets (opposite the Chapels Ailsa Tavern) Chapels can be found at East Sheen, Teddington It can be found in the cemetery of And in a Open during London Open House Weekend in and Twickenham cemeteries. For more information September and at an open day in April. For more call the cemeteries offi ce on 020 8876 4511. the Church of St Mary Magdalen memorial which bears a striking information, and for private visits, call Derrik A chapel in Grove Gardens, Richmond, restored in North Worple Way. resemblance to The in Mercer of the Environment Trust for Richmond and owned by the Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames on 020 8783 1214, or the Trust’s upon Thames, can be hired for community and Equally unusual is the Kilmorey honours South Africans offi ce on 020 8891 5455. private events. For further information call the Trust Mausoleum in St Margarets, who were killed during . Nearest station: St Margarets. Bus: H37 on 020 8891 5455. opposite the Ailsa Tavern. Sir designed This Egyptian-style tomb was them both. designed for the Earl of Kilmorey

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Discover Richmond’s History A permanent display of local history and a programme of temporary exhibitions.

Open Tues to Sat 11.00 – 17.00 ADMISSION FREE MUSEUM of RICHMOND TEL 020-8332 1141 Old Town Hall FAX 020-8948 7570 Whittaker Avenue E-MAIL [email protected] Richmond WEBSITE www.museumofrichmond.com Surrey TW9 1TP Registered charity no 295164

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SYON HOUSE OPEN: 19th MARCH TO 26th OCTOBER TUES, WEDS, & SUNDAYS. GARDENS OPEN DAILY See website for opening times: www.syonpark.co.uk SYON PARK, BRENTFORD, MIDDLESEX TW8 8JF TEL: 0208560 0882


• Free entry to Garrick/ Shakespeare Exhibition Whether you like history & (Thames St. Hampton) heritage, wildlife, playing about • Open 14.00 – 17.00 on the river, horse riding, or Sundays April to October watcing world class sport, • Summer mini-proms Richmond upon Thames has (see website) • For school visits/private something for everyone events, or to volunteer – Ring 020 8943 2664 www.garrickstemple.org.uk

---- 24 - visitrichmond.co.uk visitrichmond.co.uk - 25 --- RRichmondichmond uuponpon TThameshames SSuggesteduggested ItinerariesItineraries Full-day trips wwww.visitrichmond.co.ukww.visitrichmond.co.uk • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew • Hampton Court Palace - Arrive by boat from Westminster, [email protected]@visitrichmond.co.uk Kew, Richmond, Kingston or Hampton Court Half-day attractions Richmond Information Centre The following attractions will take about half a day to Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, visit and therefore could be combined with one another: Richmond TW9 1TP • London Wetland Centre Tel: +44(0)20 8940 9125 (general enquiries) • Marble Hill House Tel: +44(0)20 8940 0057 (accommodation • Ham House - Sit on opposite banks of the River Thames and enquiries) from April to October a small ferry runs between them, takes 5 Fax: +44(0)20 8940 6899 minutes, much quicker than going by road! Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 Sundays & Bank Holidays please call • Museum of Rugby and Stadium Tours 020 8940 9125 In the evening Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and • Richmond Theatre New Years Day Community Toilet Scheme Public Toilet • Twickenham Tourist Information Centre Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham, TW 3BZ Less than half a day These attractions will take less than half a day so can Tel: +44(0)20 8891 7272 Richmond Park Hotel Fax: +44(0)20 8891 7990 be combined with each other, giving you time to go Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 17:15 shopping, enjoy long lunches or stroll along the river. Friday 09:00 - 17:00 • Orleans House Gallery • Garrick’s Temple Why no N.B. If you are telephoning from outside the UK walk along th t you will need to dial the international network • Twickenham Museum path code followed by 44 omitting the fi rst 0 of the UK Bingham • Museum of Richmond betwe e tow 10 Petersham Hotel D2 telephone number e.g. 020 8940 9125 • The National Archives attractions thaten arethe dial +44 20 8940 9125. along the river Community Toilet Scheme leafl et • ÈVisit www.disabledgo.info to see the available at Tourist Information • Guided walks ? Richmond upon Thames online guide for Centres and libraries. Details • Royal British Legion Poppy Factory disabled access. correct at time of going to print.

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March - April Partners in Dance Various locations around Richmond upon Thames 020 8831 6000 21 - 24 March Eddie the Easter Bunny visiting to Activities planned around Richmond upon Thames celebrate Easter 020 8940 9125 29 March Boat Race Putney to Mortlake 01225 323518 10 May Richmond May Fair Richmond Parish Church & (no commercial bookings) 020 8948 4464 Throughout June ARThouse Open Studio Festival Orleans House Gallery 020 8831 6000 Twickenham Festival Twickenham Town Centre 020 8891 7410 Map ref C2 Map ref D2 Map ref E2 Map ref E2 5 - 23 June Hampton Court Music Festival Hampton Court Palace 0870 752 7777 Raefi l’s ‘Restaurant’ at The Petersham RaRa Nepalese Dining Leonardo Caffe 34 Church Street Nightingale Lane 279 Sandycombe Dining 8 - 13 July Hampton Court Flower Show 2008 Hampton Court Palace 0870 752 7777 351 Upper Richmond Road Twickenham, Middlesex Richmond Kew Surrey West July & August Larks in the Parks Orleans House Gallery 020 8831 6000 TW1 3NR Surrey TW10 6UZ TW9 3LU East Sheen 16 - 17 August On the Edge - World Music Festival Orleans House Gallery 020 8831 6000 Tel: 020 8892 6366 Tel: 020 8332 1020 London Ham House to Docklands 020 8398 9057 Raefi l’s has been a familiar venue www.petershamhotel.co.uk for those who want to meet and www.rara-kew.co.uk SW14 8QN [email protected] 20 - 21 September London Open House Various locations around Richmond upon Thames relax together, whether it is a family Rara is a contemporary family run Tel: 020 8878 7547 occasion, Sunday lunch, or just a Buzzing with locals, this highly 020 8940 9125 restaurant located in the heart of Kew, night out. For many years, it has acclaimed restaurant offers a Fax: 020 8878 6490 enjoyed a reputation for serving quality minutes from Kew Station, specialising October CAMRA Beer Festival York House, Twickenham 020 8940 9125 blend of classic British cooking French and modern European dishes, in Nepalese and Indian exquisite cuisine. prepared to the highest standards, with modern European / French 27 - 31 October Hatty the Friendly Witch - Halloween Half Activities planned around Richmond upon Thames We offer a fi ne dining experience that This relaxing café is a must-visit using only the freshest ingredients. infl uences. Be it lunch or dinner, Term Fun 020 8940 9125 compares to no other. Delivery service destination for all lovers of Italian It is an ideal place for an affordable business or pleasure, you can enjoy great night out, fantastic food available to local area. food, drink and hospitality. Throughout November Book Now! Literature Festival Various locations around Richmond upon Thames and wine, friendly staff, relaxing spectacular uninterrupted views of atmosphere, not to be missed. the River Thames from every table, 020 8940 9125 Open every day from 6pm – 11pm Open 9am – 6.30pm Closed on Mondays & Sunday seven days of the week. Throughout December Christmas Celebrations in Richmond Activities planned around Richmond upon Thames evenings. upon Thames 020 8940 9125

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Authentic Thai Cuisine

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Map ref E2 Map ref E2 Map ref E2 Map ref D2 61-63 Petersham Road Map ref F2 Map ref C3 Map ref D2 Richmond, Surrey Bull’s Head & ‘Gates on the Park Restaurant’ Villa Rosa Delicatessen Leonardo Wine Bar Mamma Mia Restaurant Pizzeria Rustica TW10 6UT Stable Restaurant Scarpetta at the Richmond Gate Hotel 1 Grand Parade 459 Upper Richmond Road Tel: 020 8940 0902 349 Upper Richmond Road Pizzeria Rustica Fax: 020 8948 8737 Bull’s Head & Stable Restaurant Scarpetta Richmond upon Thames 459 Upper Richmond Road West West 32 The Quadrant Email: [email protected] 373 Lonsdale Road 78 High Street Surrey West East Sheen Barnes, SW13 9PY Teddington TW10 6RP East Sheen Richmond www.thebingham.co.uk East Sheen London, SW14 7PR Tel: 020 8876 5241/020 8876 1855 Middlesex Tel: 020 8940 0061 London TW9 1DN Modern British www.thebullshead.com TW11 8JD Fax: 020 8332 0354 London Tel: 020 8878 6725 SW14 8QN Tel: 020 8332 6262 This world famous venue hosts Tel: 020 8977 8177 E: [email protected] SW14 7PR Fax: 020 8878 6490 Fax: 020 8977 9530 www.foliohotels.com/richmondgate Tel: 020 8392 2363 concerts 7 nights a week in the Tel: 020 8876 3543 /020 8878 3480 Monday – Saturday open 12pm A family run traditional Italian Yamaha Jazz Room. An Italian cuisine experience with Luxurious award winning cuisine Fax: 020 8878 6490 Fax: 020 8878 6490 – 3.30pm and 6.30pm – 11.30pm restaurant located close to Traditional food is served at the emphasis on the Southern served in the intimate setting of the Sunday 12pm – 3.30pm 2 AA Rosette restaurant. All freshly This intimate bar and Italian styled Richmond Station. It is the only lunchtimes, together with great region of Puglia. This long established family-run prepared with the greatest attention Want to recreate the moment in garden offers the perfect venue to independent Italian restaurant Young’s beers and fi ne wines. Traditional wood fi red pizza oven. to detail and served by professional restaurant brings the fl avour of your own home? Look no further enjoy a glass of fi ne wine and al in Richmond. Best Pizza in Excellent, authentic Thai food and friendly staff. Southern Italy to Sheen. With a Private function room available. than Villa Rosa Delicatessen. fresco dining. If you are looking for a London voted by the Richmond is available every evening in the menu offering traditional Italian relaxing location to while away a few restaurant, or in the main bars. All Cuisine and fi ne wines from all over Magazine. hours with good friends, this is it. this set in an historic building in the Open 9am – 6.30pm Italy. This restaurant is a must visit Open every day from 12.00pm idyllic village of Barnes, overlooking – 3.30pm & 6pm – 11.30pm time and again and again. the River Thames.

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Situated in the heart of Richmond town centre, House of Fraser offers a huge range of ladies and Mens’ fashion, cotemporary Map ref D2 homeware and all the latest “must The Richmond Park Hotel have” beauty products. ✆ TV z C EщS Tw Db Ens Pb 5 D The Richmond Park Hotel Ltd

Map ref D2 3 Petersham Road Richmond upon Thames The Petersham Map ref D2 Surrey TW10 6UH ✆ 5 TV È z E C W SB ıË G ÂV щÄS Tw Db F Su Ens CH Bingham D Tel: 020 8948 4666 ✆ 5 TV z C W E SB Ë G ÑÄıÂV ‰ L Ì• CH Nightingale Lane AA ★★★★ Richmond’s fi nest - The Petersham. Licensed for civil marriage and Fax: 020 8940 7376 D A classic luxury hotel and restaurant, partnership ceremonies. Award winning Richmond 60 bedrooms en-suite Email: [email protected] 61-63 Petersham Road AA ★★★ overlooking the River Thames and cooking from head chef Alex Bentley. Surrey TW10 6UZ Some with river views www.therichmondparkhotel.com 15 bedrooms surrounding meadows since 1865. Ten minute walk from Richmond Richmond ★★ 22 bedrooms en-suite Doubles from £120 Tel: 020 8940 7471 S from £135 Sixty individually styled bedrooms and Bridge. Parking. Surrey TW10 6UT S from £87, Db/Tw from £99 Chic, Georgian townhouse in tranquil www.petershamhotel.co.uk Db / Tw from £170 elegant rooms for meetings and Tel: 020 8940 0902 The Richmond Park Hotel is a small, riverside setting. private dining. 80 George Street privately owned hotel in the heart of Fax: 020 8948 8737 Richmond Richmond Town Centre. Email: [email protected] Offering comfortable en-suite www.thebingham.co.uk 0844 8003755 accommodation and friendly service. www.houseoffraser.co.uk Wireless internet throughout.

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Map ref D2 Map ref D2 Map ref D2 Map ref D2 Map ref D2 Map ref F1 Quinns Hotel Riverside Hotel Shandon House Hotel Richmond Gate Hotel Richmond Hill Hotel Chiswick Moran Hotel ✆5TV z C EËGÂVÑSB ✆5TV z C EËGÂVÑSB D D ✆ 5TV È C E W ËG V SB Tw Db Tr F Su Ens ✆5TV EıËVÑSB‰L CH ✆5TV V E WıÑSB CH ✆ 5 TV zı C Ë V Ñ L CH SB ı‰ÄS Tw Db Su Ens PB ı‰ÄS Tw Db F Su Ens PB z Â Ñ ‰Ä D D D D 152 – 158 Richmond Hill 48 Sheen Road 23 Petersham Road 36-38 Church Road Having undergone major 144 – 150 Richmond Hill 626 Chiswick High Road refurbishment Shandon House Richmond upon Thames, Richmond TW9 1AW Richmond TW10 6UH Richmond, Surrey TW9 1JU Richmond upon Thames London Hotel is aimed at budget conscious Surrey TW10 6RP Tel: 020 8940 5444 Tel: 020 8940 1339 Tel: 020 8940 5000 Surrey TW10 6RW W4 5RY travellers. Shandon House Hotel T: 020 8940 0061 T. 020 8996 5200 Fax: 020 8940 1828 Fax: 020 8940 1339 Fax: 020 8940 9900 offers stunning granite and chrome F: 020 8332 0354 T: 020 8940 2247, F: 020 8940 5424 bathrooms, many with bathtub, all E: [email protected] F. 020 8996 5201 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] E: [email protected] E: [email protected] with powerful showers, direct dial W: www.foliohotels.com/richmondgate www.quinnshotel.com www.riversiderichmond.co.uk www.shandonhouse.com W: www.foliohotels.com/richmondhill W: www.chiswickmoranhotel.co.uk telephones with modem sockets, tea A deluxe four star eighteenth century ◆◆◆ ★★★ QiT: Applied and coffee facilities, televisions with 68 bedroom bouquet hotel with ★★★★ ★★★★ 38 rooms - 23 ensuite 20 rooms ensuite, 23 bedrooms - 14 ensuite radio and digital channel receivers leisure facilities close to Richmond The Hotel has 148 beautifully Weekend Doubles from £109 plus a reception desk that is open 24 Royal Park, the hotel offers Georgian 6S £45-£65, 31Db / Tw £65- presented bedrooms with every A 4 star deluxe hotel with 120 7S £55-£75, 13S £45-£60, hours, and staffed by a multi-lingual, formality with contemporary comfort catered for; including bedrooms situated in the heart of £85, 1F £85-£245 10Db / Tw £80-£95, 2F £100 10Db / Tw £80 helpful and knowledgeable team. style. The restaurant has two magnifi cent suites and balconied West London. AA rosettes awarded for its fi ne rooms, the majority with A Victorian town house hotel, Privately owned Victorian town Licensed for civil marriage and dining. It is also the perfect venue air-conditioning. Residential guests close to central Richmond and the house on the banks of the river partnership ceremonies the hotel for business meetings, weddings, can use the fabulous Health station. Ideally located for business has a range of meeting and private Thames. Price includes VAT and ceremonies and other family events and Leisure Club during their or leisure. dining rooms. English breakfast. Some limited and celebrations offering bespoke stay including the pool, spa and off-street parking. service to all individual needs. gymnasiums.

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Map ref C4 Map ref C2 Chase Lodge Hotel Marriott London Twickenham ✆ 5 TV z C W SBıË GÂV щÄCH ✆ TV C E W SB V Tw Db F Su Ens Pb D 5 ÈD z ıËÂ Ñ‰Ä Pre-opening offi ce Ideally located just 20 minutes from fl at screen televisions, fl exible work site coach and guest car parking is 10 Park Road ◆◆◆◆ Continental buffet Breakfast. Rugby Road Central London and six miles from desks, state of the art technology available on site. Hampton Wick Rooms available with private jacuzzi and A la carte menu. the new London including HSIA and the new Revive steam area, for those special occasions. Twickenham, TW1 1DS For recreational purposes hotel Kingston Upon Thames Licensed bar. Marriott Hotel Twickenham is part bedding product. Sales 020 8744 0346 guests have access to the Surrey All major credit cards accepted. An award www.londonmarriotttwickenham.co.uk of the Twickenham Rugby Stadium Overall conference and exhibition state-of-the-art Virgin Active Classic Honeymoon suite. KT1 4AS (C4) winning hotel set in tranquil surroundings. OPENING LATE 2008 South Stand development and space within the stadium can Health Club, located adjacent to the Wedding Receptions. scheduled to open its doors Tel: 020 8943 1862 4 star hotel accommodate 9000 delegates, hotel, which is inclusive of a 20m Close to Kingston centre and all next year. 156 bedrooms en-suite and will include an auditorium for indoor pool, and 44,000 sq ft of Fax: 020 8943 9363 major transport links. 20 minutes from Guest rooms will feature Marriott’s 400 and the largest room catering exercise equipment. 27 Premium bedroom [email protected] Heathrow airport. 6 VIP suites overlooking the rugby latest bedroom product including for 800 people for dinner. Free on www.chaselodgehotel.com pitch and ideal for private functions

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Ivy Cottage Map ref C3 Map ref C2 Map ref D2 Map ref C3 Map ref D2 Map ref E2 TV C E W ı G ÑzL Tr Db Tw ÌF EnsD Pb The Wright Residence Jennifer Finnerty The Old Stables 11 Spencer Road Avalon Cottage Angela Butt Upper Ham Road, Ham TV CzËG Db Pb CH TV z C WË CH TV W V C CH Ex Db ✆ TV z C CH Tw Db TV z C W G V CH SB TV C EX G CH Common, Richmond ✆ zË D ı ËD TW10 5LA Tel: 020 8940 8601 Twickenham Twickenham 1 Bridle Lane, St Margarets Strawberry Hill Barbara & Terry Thompson West Lodge, 179 Mortlake Road Mobile: 07800 533 710 Tel: 020 8894 1055 Tel: 020 8892 3158 Twickenham, Middlesex Twickenham TW2 5TH 50 Moor Mead Road Kew TW9 4AW [email protected] Mobile: 07711 552310 Mobile: 07956 499819 TW1 3EG Tel: 020 8894 5271 St Margarets TW1 1JS Tel / Fax: 020 8876 0584 Map ref D2 www.dbta.freeserve.co.uk [email protected] jenniferjfi [email protected] Tel: 020 8892 4507 [email protected] Tel: 020 8744 2178 Messages: 020 8876 5375 www.thewrightresidence.co.uk www.accommodation-in-twickenham.co.uk Fax: 020 8892 4503 ◆◆◆ [email protected] Mobile: 07930 423945 The Red Cow ★★★ ◆◆◆ Mobile: 07966 549 515 ◆◆◆ 1Tw, 1Db, £57.50 (Pb available) ★★★★ 2Db / 1Tw from £58. 4 Rooms ensuite, 2S £38, 2Tw £60 [email protected] ★★ 1S £30, 1Db Ens £70 (Sgle occ 1Tw Ens £60, Sgle occ £40. ✆ 5 TV C ËÂL CH Sgle occ £32.50, Family room Db Ens £65 (+£10 one night only) Sgle occ from £29. 1Tw, 2Db; 1 Studio apartment £45), 1Tw £60 (Sgle occ £40)Pb 59 Sheen Road, Richmond also available. Room opening onto a sunny patio, Large Edwardian house, station Attractive Edwardian house, near B&B or self catering in Georgian (sleeps 3). From £67 per room Attractive Edwardian house in Charming family home dating parking, station 5 min walk. 150m, close to town centre & River restaurants and station. Easy house, close to P.R.O. / National Surrey TW9 1YT from 1760. Super views over Ham per night. Delightful luxury leafy location by park. Close to Waterloo 25 mins. Thames. parking. No single supplements. Archives and underground. Tel: 020 8940 2511 Common. Good bus route and accommodation in the heart of St. river, shops, restaurants and public Euros accepted. Fax: 020 8940 2581 parking. Margarets village. transport. Weekly rates. Map ref D2 [email protected] Map ref B3 Map ref D2 Map ref C3 Map ref E1 Map ref E2 The Duke’s Head The Victorian Villa B&B Larkfi eld Apartments Mrs Mary Garrigan Jennie Allen www.redcowpub.com Peter and Marilyn Wilkins ✆5TV E C SB GÂËW‰V CH 5✆TV z CËW SB G V ✆TV z CËÑ•CH Pb F EX TV z CÑËCH EX ✆ TV +2 C EX G ËCH ★★★ D D TV CË G Db Pb CH D D 42 The Vineyard, Richmond 3 Park Road, Kew Melbury 33 Marksbury Avenue Gold Award Central Richmond. TW10 6AZ. Hampton, Middlesex TW12 1HE Tel: 020 8948 6620 37 Grange Avenue 1Db Ens £70 (+£5 one Tel: 020 8948 1615 Kew TW9 4JE Tel: 020 8876 3930 4 rooms 4Db / Tw Ens £70-£90, Strawberry Hill, Tel / Fax: 020 8948 4557 Tel / Fax: 020 8783 1440 [email protected] night only) Mobile: 07778 123736 [email protected] Family from £105. Twickenham TW2 5TW [email protected] Mobile: 07802 462345 ◆◆◆ Lovely quiet garden [email protected] www.melburykew.co.uk All rooms can be doubles or twin QiT applied. Tel: 020 8898 0412 www.dukeshead.com S £50, Tw £60, F £75 ◆◆◆◆ ◆◆◆ 1S/Db £38-£72, 1Tw/Ens [email protected] room, parking, close with one room as a family room. ◆◆◆ ★★★★ 1Db Ens, 1Tw Pb £65-£75, 1Tw & 1 £78-£82, 1Tw/Tri/Ens £82-£92. www.thevictorianvillabandb.co.uk Victorian house. 5 minutes walk to to public transport and Newly refurbished small and 10 Rooms ensuite, 6Db, 2Tw, 4 star Silver Award Sgle shared facilities £30-£65 Comfortable & friendly “home from home” A beautiful Victorian Villa dating back restaurants. friendly Victorian Inn providing 2Tr £75-£105. Traditional English Inn station / underground. Private entrance Edwardian family house close Kew in quiet and green location. Very near Kew to 1867 with its own unique history excellent ensuite accommodation. with Irish hospitality. and facilities. [email protected] Gardens & P.R.O. (National Archives) Easy M3, M4, trains, buses, National Archives, and luxurious period surroundings. www.twickenham-accommodation.co.uk access Central London. Botanic Gardens, pubs, restaurants.

--- 42 - visitrichmond.co.uk visitrichmond.co.uk - 43 --- KewTwickenham, / The Hamptons Kew, St. & TeddingtonMargarets & Whitton accommodation self-catering Map ref E1 c Mr & Mrs Leach M KENNAS HOMESTAY SERVICES TV z C Ë V 2N SB CH Db Tw Ens We specialise in accommodation with English • Full Board, Bed & Breakfast & evening D speaking families in warm, clean homes meal £125-£155 per week Pensford Avenue Charming Edwardian for those who wish to experience English • Bed & breakfast £100-£125 per week Tel: 020 8876 3354 house, close to Kew hospitality at its very best. • Room only £98-£120 per week ◆◆ Gardens, Underground Tourist, language students or short term work • Rates depend on location, facilities and 4 Rooms - 1 ensuite and P.R.O. / National placement - you will all get a warm welcome. length of stay (minimum 3 day stay) 2S £35, 1Tw £60, Archives. Closed Map ref A3 Map ref B4 for more information please contact us on: 1Db Ens £65-£70 Christmas / Easter T: +44(0)20 8898 9558 The Chestnuts Houseboat Riverine email:[email protected]•www.mckennashomestay.com Please note accommodation is not quality assured with Quality in Tourism. TV Äz CË V G SB CH Db Ens Pb EX ✆TV z E C W EXËG V

Map ref E1 16 Chestnut Avenue, Hampton Taggs Island Hampton Court Mrs P Thomas Middlesex TW12 2NU Road, TW12 2HA ✆TV z C 2NÑË CH EX F Ens Tel: 020 8979 8314 Tel: 020 8979 2266 Tel: 020 8876D 1231/07931 278 703 Mobile: 07831 129 410 Mobile: 07950 296187 [email protected] Email: [email protected] www.feedtheducks.com ◆ 1Tw £50, 1F Ens £30-£120 Family rm www.the-chestnuts.info ◆◆◆ £30 pp per night, 4 people £120, £12 ★★★★ 2Db Ens £60, 1Tw Ens £60, children 6 to 12 years, birth to 6 years £65 per room per night. Single Occ Sgle occ £45. £5 cot available. Fridge and microwave Map ref E2 £50pn. (+£5 one night only). Delightful in family room, Extra charge for 1 night. Unique setting on Thames island. en-suite double room opening onto West Park Gardens Friendly family home, near P.R.O. / National Private car park. Delightfully different. Archives and Kew Gardens. Nr M3, M4. secluded garden. Ample street Train, tube, buses, pubs and restaurants. TV z C V G Ë Ens Open all year. Min stay 2 nights. No smoking. parking. Close to public transport. West Park Gardens Map ref B3 Map ref C3 Map ref C4 Kew Hazeldene Ladywood Mrs Berg Tel / Fax: 020 8876 6842 TV z C WË +5 ✆TV z C W EX Ë CH ✆TV z C EX W CH Fax: 020 8876 6842 D D D [email protected] Teddington Tel: 020 8286 8500 Teddington Teddington ◆◆◆ Mobile: 07947 604241 Tel: 020 8977 6066 Tel: 020 8977 7251 1S £40 / 1T £65 [email protected] Mobile: 07793 672607 [email protected] www.hazeldene-teddington.co.uk ◆◆◆ ◆◆◆ (Suite) Twin bedroom, small ◆◆◆◆ 1Db / Tw / Tr Ens £55-£75 1S £35+ 1Tw £60+ (Sgle occ £40+) 1TW 1F £60-£75 + Sgle occ £35+. conservatory, en-suite bathroom, Charming self-contained suite (own Fridge & microwave in family room. alcove (WM, dryer, refrig, microwave) entrance) in Victorian coach house. Close Very comfortable and friendly. Near Friendly home in quiet road near Thames National Archives 3 mins, to Bushy Park. Easy access Richmond, Hampton Court, Studios, RFU, NPL, studios, NPL & Hampton Court. Bus to underground, Kew Gardens 5/7 mins. London, Heathrow and Hampton Court. Heathrow and London. RFU & Heathrow. Train 35 minutes to London.

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--- 46 - visitrichmond.co.uk visitrichmond.co.uk - 47 --- French zu helfen, Ihren Besuch wirklich zu genießen. Wir van hedendaagse kunst en een innoverend Richmond upon Thames est un quartier de Londres hoffen, Sie bald wieder bei uns begrüßen zu dürfen. programma van bijzondere evenementen om uit te unique. Traversé par la Tamise sur 33 kilomètres kiezen en deze gids zal u helpen van uw bezoek de campagne bordée de maisons élégantes et de Italian ten volle te genieten. We hopen u nog vaak terug te beaux jardins. La rivière relie le palais de Hampton Richmond upon Thames è una cittadina di mogen zien. Court et les jardins botaniques royaux de Kew aux Londra unica. Attraversata dal Tamigi che scorre villes de Richmond et de Twickenham. En explorant lungo 33km di campagna passando di fronte Spanish ce lieu de résidence favorite de la royauté, des a case eleganti e bellissimi giardini, il fi ume De todos los municipios londinenses, Richmond grands peintres et des hommes d’Etat, on découvre collega il Palazzo di Hampton Court e I Giardini upon Thames es único. Por su centro pasa el río des parcs magnifi ques, des styles d’architecture Botanici Reali di KEW alle cittadine di Richmond Támesis, que fl uye a lo largo de 33 kilómetros originaux et toute une variété de restaurants e Twickenham. Esplorando questa località già de paisaje, pasando ante viviendas elegantes et de pubs. Ce guide, qui répertorie toutes les dimora favorita dalla famiglia reale, da grandi artisti y hermosos jardines. El río enlaza el palacio de expositions contemporaines et le programme ed uomini di stato, potrete scoprire I magnifi ci Hampton Court y el Real Jardín Botánico de de manifestations intéressantes, vous permettra parchi, gli originali stili architettorici oltre ad un’ Kew con las villas de Richmond y Twickenham. de profi ter au maximum de votre séjour. Nous ampia varietà di ristoranti e pub. Grazie alle sue Lugar predilecto de la realeza, de hombres de espérons avoir le plaisir de vous accueillir souvent. mostre d’arte contemporanea e ad un programma estado y grandes artistas, cuenta con parques di avvenimenti estremamente piacevoli, magnífi cos y estilos inspirados de arquitectura para descubrir, además de una magnífi ca variedad de restaurantes y pubs, los tradicionales bares británicos. Esta guía, en la que se incluye international una lista de las exposiciones contemporáneas y un programa innovador de acontecimientos especiales questa guida vi aiuterà a trarre il massimo dalla para disfrutar, le servirá de ayuda para que su visita German vostra visita. Speriamo di poter avere il piacere di le resulte de lo más provechosa. Esperamos darle Unter allen Stadtteilen ist Richmond accoglieivi ancora spesso. la bienvenida muchas veces más. einzigartig. Mitten hindurch fl ießt die Themse an eleganten Häusern und wunderschönen Gärten Dutch Japanese vorbei und vermittelt über eine Strecke von 33 Richmond upon Thames is een unieke Kilometern ein Gefühl ländlicher Atmosphäre. Der Londense gemeente. Zij ligt aan de romantische Fluß verbindet das Schloß von Hampton Court und Theems die hier door 33 km landschap vol die Königlichen Botanischen Gärten in Kew mit den mooie tuinen en elegante huizen stroomt. De Orten Richmond und Twickenham. In diesem von Team2English rivier verbindt het paleis van Hampton Court en Angehörigen des Königshauses und von berühmten de botanische tuinen van Kew met Richmond Künstlern und Staatsmännern bevorzugten en Twickenham. Met haar prachtige parken is de Looking for a small, friendly, English Language School in Viertel gibt es großartige Parks zu entdecken und gemeente van oudsher een favoriete woonplaats eine Vielfalt architektonischer Stilrichtungen zu Twickenham? van koningen, kunstenaars en staatslieden en er is bewundern wie auch zahlreiche ausgezeichnete We’re here! een inspirerende variatie van architectonische stijlen Restaurants und Pubs. Dieser Führer ist bemüht, MLS Business Centre, 3rd Floor, Regal House, te ontdekken naast een heerlijke verscheidenheid Ihnen durch zeitgenössische Ausstellungen und ein 70 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3QS. 020 8622 4478 aan restaurants en pubs. Er zijn tentoonstellingen [email protected] www.team2english.com innovatives Programm von Sonderveranstaltungen

---- 48 - visitrichmond.co.uk visitrichmond.co.uk - 49 --- travel A wide range of buses cover the borough. Most Taxi services are widely available. run on a frequency of between 15 - 30 minutes. A guide to bus routes and railway information, There are several marked cycle lanes ‘Exploring Richmond upon Thames by Public and many visitor attractions provide cycle racks. Transport’, is widely available free of charge from Richmond Park has a marked cycle route around tube and railway stations and the Tourist Information the perimeter. Leisure cycling guides are available Centres. (Throughout the guide walking times from from the Richmond Information Centre and local buses are approximate. If no time is stated assume bookshops. less than 5min walk.) The borough is an ideal place for walking Richmond and Kew Gardens are in picturesque surroundings. The Thames Path connected to the London Underground links Hampton Court Palace, Ham House, network via the District Line. A journey into central Twickenham, York House, Orleans House Gallery, London takes approximately 30 minutes. Marble Hill House, Richmond, Kew Gardens and the London Wetland Centre. An accessible The relaxing way to travel to and around walking guide is available free of charge from the Richmond upon Thames is by train. There Richmond Information Centre. are up to eight off-peak trains an hour leaving London Waterloo, taking approximately 20 minutes London Travel Information to reach the centre of Richmond upon Thames. Tel: 020 7222 1234 Travel to one of the many South West Trains stations within the area including Richmond, Hampton Court, Twickenham and . Locations are marked on the map (see back cover). For train times and fare information call National Rail Enquiries on: 08457 48 49 50 (calls may be recorded) www. southwesttrains.co.uk Richmond is the terminus of Silverlink Trains, which link Richmond via North London to North Woolwich.

Heathrow Airport is on the doorstep bringing visitors from far and wide. The following buses leave from Heathrow: Bus No. 111, 726 (to Hampton), 285 (to Teddington) and 490 (Hatton Cross to Richmond). The line from Hammersmith Underground goes to all terminals.

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