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St Margarets

Zone 4 National Rail

National Rail | station code SMG

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The Thames Path is ¾ mile from St Margarets station.

Turner's House ¼ mile

England's great landscape painter JMW Turner fulfilled his little-known architectural ambition in 1813 when he designed this small villa, Sandycombe Lodge. He and his 'old dad' used it as a rural retreat from the London art world. The house is lightly furnished with objects from the early 19th century.
Open WThFSSu 1200-1600 booking recommended, see website.

Marble Hill House EH ½ mile

An 18th century Palladian villa set in its own landscaped park by the Thames. It was built for Henrietta Howard, mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales, as an Arcadian retreat from crowded Georgian London. The grand interiors have been restored and include a fine collection of early Georgian paintings. Admission free.
Open Apr-Oct, WThFSSu 1000-1700. Park open daily.

Orleans House Gallery ¾ mile

An art gallery in the remains of Orleans House, including the unusual Octagon room. Stables Gallery and Café. Exhibitions programme. Admission free.
Open TWThFSSu 1000-1700.
Orleans House Gallery is also ¾ mile from Twickenham station.

St Margarets map

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London City Walks

Walk London Map & Guide, including Royal Parks and Thames Path

Thames Path in London walking guide

London Loop walking guide