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The Marble Hill House, an 18th century Palladian villa, was home to King George II's mistress Henrietta Howard.
The Marble Hill House, an 18th century Palladian villa, was home to King George II's mistress Henrietta Howard. It has a great collection of early Georgian paintings, and well-manicured lawns by the riverside.
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The Ham House is the Duke of Lauderdale's elegant 17th century Stuart manor house, about a mile upstream from Richmond riverside
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 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
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 Twickenham stadium is the home of the England national rugby team, and is used for major internationals and cup finals as it can seat upto 80000 spectators
The Twickenham Stoop is a smaller, 15000-seater stadium across the road from the main Twickenham Stadium
Strawberry Hill House is an eccentric Georgian Gothic Revival villa which was the home of 18th century poet and author, Horace Walpole, son of England's first prime minister
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
The Brentford Dock has a picturesque marina, with a variety of narrowboats, Dutch barges and pleasure craft and waterside views