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The Richmond Hill offers a stunning view from the top terrace (between Friar Stile Road and Nightingale Lane) which is protected by an act of parliament and takes in the river, the meadows at the bottom of the hill.
The Richmond Hill offers a stunning view from the top terrace (between Friar Stile Road and Nightingale Lane) which is protected by an act of parliament and takes in the river, the meadows at the bottom of the hill. It has inspired writers as well as artists such as JMW Turner to capture its beauty on canvas. It is a short walk up the hill and on the way to Richmond Park if you are walking from the town.
Richmond, Greater London TW10, UK
The Richmond Palace was a magnificent royal residence built in 1497 along the Thames, but now only the Gate House and Wardrobe, now converted into flats, remain
The Museum of Richmond has exhibitions on Richmond's rich heritage and history
The Marble Hill House, an 18th century Palladian villa, was home to King George II's mistress Henrietta Howard
The Ham House is the Duke of Lauderdale's elegant 17th century Stuart manor house, about a mile upstream from Richmond riverside
Richmond Park is the largest Royal Park in London, sprawling over almost 1,000 hectares and home to a huge array of fauna, including 650 wild deer
This historic and beautiful garden features elements that illustrate significant periods of the art of gardens from the 18th to the 20th centuries, as well as a plant collection second to none in the world
The Brentford Dock has a picturesque marina, with a variety of narrowboats, Dutch barges and pleasure craft and waterside views
Syon Park is a 200 acre park, on which is the Syon House, stately home of the Dukes of Northumberland for 400 years and now a locale for shooting period dramas
The Musical Museum houses a vast collection of automatic musical instruments, from barrel organs to player pianos and more
Out of Order is a quirky modern art installation of disused phone booths lined up as falling dominoes by artist David Mach in Old London Road