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Strawberry Hill House & Garden

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168 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST
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Strawberry Hill House
  • Strawberry Hill House
  • One of the stained glass windows
  • The hall and staircase described at the 'chief beauty of the castle'
  • The gallery
  • The library
  • The library
  • Strawberry Hill House from the garden

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About

Horace Walpole’s 18th century architectural masterpiece is internationally renowned as Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic revival architecture.

Horace Walpole, son of Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, had the ambition to create an eccentric and complex gothic castle overlooking the Thames. He succeeded beyond measure, using the enchantment of Strawberry Hill as an inspiration for the publication of the first ever Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto. Following the completion of a £10 million restoration, this constantly evolving building will inspire the
imagination for all who visit.

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Open weekly Sunday - Wednesday, from 1st April 2019 - December 2019. Don’t miss your chance to see Horace Walpole’s ‘little gothic castle’ Strawberry Hill House in South West London. For more information on our general admission, tours, private hire and ‘what’s on’ please get in touch:
Website: www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8744 1241
Email: enquiry@strawberryhillhouse.org.uk
“It is a plaything-house... and it is the prettiest bauble you ever saw.” Horace Walpole, June 1747.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Strawberry Hill House & Gardens has its own free car park with limited spaces available to visitors. Parking may not be available during particularly busy periods and we cannot reserve spaces so public transport is recommended. There are five ‘Blue Badge’ disabled parking spaces. Our postcode is TW1 4ST for satellite navigation systems.

Public Transport Directions

National Rail Trains run on a circular route from London Waterloo to Strawberry Hill, with 4 trains per hour Monday- Saturday and 2 trains per hour on Sundays. The station is 5 to 10 minutes walk from the house, as signposted at the end of each platform. London Underground Take the District Line westbound to Richmond. From there catch the R68 from bus stop Z towards Hampton Court and alight at Michelham Gardens. Bus 33 towards Fulwell, Stanley Road. This bus leaves from Hammersmith Bus Station stop Z2 every 8-12 minutes and travels past Barnes Station, Richmond Bus Station and Twickenham town centre. Alight at Strawberry Vale. R68 towards Hampton Court Palace. This bus leaves from Kew Retail Park approximately every 15 minutes and travels past Richmond Station stop E and Twickenham town centre. Alight at Michelham Gardens.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering by in-house Caterers

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cot Available

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking - There is a coach drop off point, coaches are recommended to park in the Old Deer Park, Richmond.
  • On site parking - Limited.

Payment Methods

  • Min group size - 15.
  • Prior Booking Recommended - Recommended during busy season and exhibition.

Travel & Trade

  • Group Discount
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 15.

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Wednesday11:00 - 15:00
Thursday - SaturdayClosed
Sunday11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00

* Exhibition hours will differ. Often we will be open 7 days a week during this period.

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