Richmond upon Thames has a wealth
of hidden gems. These include:
Strawberry Hill and Garden
Visiting Strawberry Hill is a truly theatrical
experience. Today's visitors follow in the footsteps
of their 18th century predecessors and can explore
the award-winning restored interior and garden of
Horace Walpole's eccentric gothic castle.
268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4ST
Tel: 020 8744 3124
Opening: Please visit attraction website for
information on open hours and how to book a visit
Admission: Self-guided visits £12.50. Entry to the
café and garden free of charge. Private guided tours
available for groups of 15 persons or more.
Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
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.
Hampton Court Road, Hampton TW12 2EN
Tel: 020 8831 6000
Open to the public on Sundays 2 - 5pm, April to Oct
Educational and special interest visits
can be arranged at other times.
See website for events
Strawberry Hill House and Garden
(1717-97) was the
youngest son of Sir
Britain's first Prime
Did you know
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