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The biggest hidden gem 💎

Need to fill a weekend afternoon? Get off the tube at Stamford Brook. Head to the river along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Feels like an hour or so in the Country

Worth visiting just for the pleasant walk in the grounds, round the lake, the Camelia House and if... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Jacqueline T
London, United Kingdom
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Chiswick House, Conservatory Yard, London W4 2QN, England
+44 20 8742 3905
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This review is purely relating to the magical Lantern festival. I would highly recommend this to anyone of any age. It's really spectacular and the trail is well laid out so you are sure to not miss any of the lanterns. Wrap up warm and...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Yes the best thing about Chiswick house and gardens are the gardens which are an oasis in this part of London and are free. However the house was a disappointment. At £6.50 entrance with an extra £2 for an audio guide we expected more rather...More

2  Thank wowfactor
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Need to fill a weekend afternoon? Get off the tube at Stamford Brook. Head to the river along Black Lion Lane and turn right. Discover some of London’s most beautiful houses and then through the graveyard and on into the gardens. You’re in for a...More

Thank Miamatt
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Worth visiting just for the pleasant walk in the grounds, round the lake, the Camelia House and if your are there on Tuesday or Thursday, you can walk around the kitchen Garden and perhaps buy some of the produce in the delightful cafe. The cafew...More

Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a very important house (NB it was not a home) in the history of the development of all those other grand country houses and homes you see around the country, privately owned or those of the National Trust. We caught it on a...More

Thank Bridget G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had not been there for a while and decided to visit. We went by bus as it was a nice day and an enjoyable bus ride. We used to love going to Chiswick house as it was always full of birds and reminds me...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were looking forward to our visit to Chiswick house and purchased our entry through travel Zoo. Unfortunately after making the effort to get there we were told the house was closed for a wedding but we could come back for 13.00 to get in....More

1  Thank fairladyUk
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were fortunate to visit on a Sunday when volunteer guides will take you round the house, this adds greatly to your understanding and enjoyment. Our guide was a wonderful lady called Kay, the tour was unhurried, informative and relaxed. After our guided tour of...More

Thank VivianMax
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Lord Burlington's neo-Classical Chiswick villa, inspired by Andrea Palladio and Inigo Jones with 65 acres of gardens. The house itself is beautiful and it is well worth having a guide to point out all the most interesting aspects of the decoration and the collection of...More

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

18th century house and gardens. Gardens are free to visit and are well worth seeing. There is a £7.50 entrance fee for the house. Good quality cafe onsite.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We have visited the grounds many times and they are hidden gem. We have wanted to visit the House for some time and as we had visitors staying with us we decided this would be a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon. The girl...More

Thank Rmoffat
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Search out the high quality cafe - exceptional value and quality food. The grounds are tranquil and ideal in the heat of this exceptional summer.

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Claudia C
29 May 2018|
Response from RobertJE | Reviewed this property |
The gardens are open until sunset which I guess in the summer is 8.00 or 9.00 and the house is closed in winter months and open until 4.00 pm the rest of the year
Joanna T
17 February 2017|
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Response from ktleo8 | Reviewed this property |
If you go on a Sunday there are lots of residential streets nearby where the permits do not apply