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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

Web: www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk

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

Web: www.garrickstemple.org.uk

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

programme. Free.

Strawberry Hill House and Garden

Horace Walpole

(1717-97) was the

youngest son of Sir

Robert Walpole,

Britain's first Prime

Minister?

Did you know

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