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WED 23 JUL

FREE

Garden Tour

Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Middlesex

Run by: Strawberry Hill

Take a tour around out eighteenth century garden.

clock15:30–16:15

Suitable for any age

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Strawberry Hill's eighteenth century garden is one of the earliest in the English naturalistic style. This beautiful landscape offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy views of the fairy tale castle from Walpole's extraordinary recreated shell bench, see a rare example of a theatrical border and discover the quaint gothic revival style priors garden. Our knowledgeable guides will take you on a free 45 minute walking tour of the garden. You can learn about its key features, restoration and place in the historical context of the Thames landscape.

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Wed 13 Aug 15:30–16:15
  2. Wed 27 Aug 15:30–16:15
  3. Wed 10 Sep 15:30–16:15
  4. Wed 24 Sep 15:30–16:15
  5. Wed 8 Oct 15:30–16:15
  6. Wed 22 Oct 15:30–16:15
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Strawberry Hill

268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 4ST

About this location

Created by Horace Walpole in the 18th century, Strawberry Hill is internationally famous as Britain's finest example of Show more… Georgian Gothic revival architecture. It also inspired the first gothic novel The Castle of Otranto. The Strawberry Hill Trust, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has recently undertaken a £9 million repair and restoration of Walpole's villa and garden and Strawberry Hill re-opened to the public in late 2010 following this two year long restoration.Show less…

Created by Horace Walpole in the 18th century, Strawberry Hill is internationally famous as Britain's finest example of Georgian Gothic revival architecture. It also inspired the first gothic novel The Castle of Otranto. The Strawberry Hill Trust, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has recently undertaken a £9 million repair and restoration of Walpole's villa and garden and Strawberry Hill re-opened to the public in late 2010 following this two year long restoration.

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This activity is organised and run by Strawberry Hill.

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