Things to see and do - Twickenham
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The name of this town is familiar to sports fans because of its famous rugby league stadium. The place is also associated with the French d'Orléans family: the future French king Louis-Philippe lived here from 1800 to 1807, from 1815 to 1817, and again in 1848 after his abdication. His family and followers occupied several residences here, three of which still remain.
Tourist attractions Twickenham : Things to see and do
The beautiful Marble Hill House was built in Palladian style (from Palladio, a 16C Italian architect) in 1729 for a mistress of the future King George II (1683-1760). The stucco house has three storeys, with the centre advanced beneath a pediment, an..
Sion Road runs alongside the grounds of York House down towards the Thames and passenger ferry. Nearby is Sion Row, a terrace of twelve three-storey houses built in 1721 with a uniform cornice. Running parallel to the river is a line of houses of all..
A property on this site was rented by future French king Louis-Philippe from 1815 to 1817, and from 1848 to 1871 by his son the Duke of Aumale. The main house was built in 1710, and an octagonal pavilion, the Octagon, was added in 1720. They were lin..
Cross Deep GB - Twickenham TW1 4RB
A few minutes south of Twickenham High Street, The Alexander Pope Hotel is a modern, fully air-conditioned hotel with a traditional pub, overlooking the River Thames. The Alexander Pope Hotel is close to Kingston, Wimbledon, Richmond and is only a s..
418 Richmond Rd GB - TW1 2EB Twickenham
The menu at this bigger-than-you-first-think restaurant covers all parts of Italy but there's more of a northern bias in winter; pasta is a highlight. The owners may not be Italian but you can't fault their passion and enthusiasm.
174 Richmond Rd, St Margarets GB - TW1 2NH Twickenham
Relaxed, stylish pub with parquet floors and feature fireplaces; sit in the airy, elegant rear restaurant, with its high vaulted ceiling and garden view. Global, bound-to-please menus offer fresh, tasty, amply-sized dishes.