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Chiswick House and Gardens

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Ln, Chiswick, London, W4 2RP
020 3141 3350
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Things to do at Chiswick House and Gardens review

Chiswick House and Gardens are located in Chiswick, London and the property is maintained by English Heritage. It is a Palladian villa and the house was originally designed and built by Richard Boyle, with completion in 1729.

The gardens were the birthplace of the English landscape movement and are open once again after a major restoration. You can now enjoy the original vistas, repaired statues and garden buildings. There are 65 acres of woodland, lawns and gardens to explore. There is also an under 7’s play area next to the cafe. You can also download a free audio tour to your phone to help you explore the house and gardens.

The house features some stunning ceilings and beautiful velvet wallpaper in all of the upstairs rooms. There is also a rich collection of Old Masters paintings and a fabulous 19th-century Italian garden. There is a magnificent conservatory that is home to the oldest collection of camellias in the UK. Kids trails are often available, please enquire when you arrive.

Please note that the house is not always open, if you wish to visit the house please check their website for opening times.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.

FAQ and Further Information Chiswick House and Gardens

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

A Palladian villa with rooms that you can explore, large gardens with buildings, statues and more plus a downloadable audio tour. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*FREE or mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE for members of English Heritage or mid-range for nonmembers. An adult ticket costs £11.00 without donation, children 5-17 £5.50. Other pricing options including family tickets are available.

Is there parking?

There is parking, charges may apply.

When are they open?

Castle Acre Priory is open for most of the year with some closure mid-week during autumn and winter. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Assistance dogs are welcome inside the House, Kitchen Garden, Café and Shop. Pet dogs are welcome in most outdoor areas.

Are they accessible?

Chiswick House and Gardens
Chiswick House and Gardens
Chiswick House and Gardens
Photos credited to English Heritage

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