Chelsea Fringe Event

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by Charles Boot
May ’14
2:00 pm

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Arcadian Thames:
A gentle meander along
the Thames riverside

from Strawberry Hill
to Twickenham

with London Parks and
Gardens Trust
2 to 4pm, Saturday 17 May

Led by Chris Sumner, Garden Historian, and Sally Williams, Keeper of the Inventory, London Parks and Gardens Trust, the walk will begin at Strawberry Hill, the extraordinary gothic house which Sir Horace Walpole commenced building in 1747. Both house and garden have recently undergone a major restoration. The walk will continue through Radnor Gardens and then trace what remains of the gardens of Pope’s Villa before reaching Twickenham, its riverside gardens and the gardens of York House.

Please note that the interior of Strawberry Hill house, though open to the public, is not included in this event, nor is Pope’s Grotto which may be visited on one of the open days in July.

Meet at 2pm, in front of Strawberry Hill House, Waldegrave Road,Twickenham TW1 4ST. Transport: Train to Twickenham, Strawberry Hill or Richmond then bus. Bus: 33, R68.

This event is free!

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