The Thames Path is ¾ mile from St Margarets station.
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.
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.
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.