Welcome To Twickenham

Part of the TotallyRichmond website that covers the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, this page is dedicated to all the things to do in Twickenham. 

Mainly known for the rugby stadium, Twickenham has lots more to offer!  And interestingly, Twickenham has twice the population of Richmond which is partly why it's the administrative heart of the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

All About Twickenham

Twickenham has a good selection of stores in the town centre; including Marks and Spencer, Waitrose, Starbucks, Boots, Superdrug and a myriad of great boutique shops, restaurants and cafes.

Twickenham Stadium

  twickenham rubgy   Twickenham Stadium is the largest rugby union stadium in the United Kingdom, seating 82,000 and the second largest stadium in the UK after Wembley Stadium.  

Strawberry Hill House

Strawberry Hill House   Strawberry Hill House, Horace Walpole's 'little gothic castle' has reopened after a £9 million restoration. Open to the general public and now with cafe and gift shop.

Eel Pie Island

  eel pie island Eel Pie Island can only be reached by boat or footbridge. The island has about 50 houses and nature reserves at either end. It is home to Twickenham Rowing Club.  

Twickenham Museum

twickenham museumTwickenham Museum reveals some of the history of Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington and the Hamptons. Worth a look if you're nearby.

Radnor Gardens

  Strawberry Hill bowlsThe Strawberry Hill Bowls Club was founded in 1920 and meets in Radnor Gardens. Ladies were the founder members of the Middlesex County Womens Bowls Association.  

Strawberry Hill

strawberry hill  
Although called Strawberry Hill, we haven't seen many strawberries or hills. However, there is an abundance of beautiful blossom trees in the area.  

St Mary's University College

St. Mary's became a University College in 2007 and is renowned for teaching PGCE, sports and sports science degrees, but offers more than 30 undergraduate courses including Film and Television. 
St Mary's University College
St Mary's Student Union  

Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope   Alexander Pope - generally regarded as the greatest English poet of the eighteenth century - moved to Twickenham in 1719, and created a famous grotto and gardens.  

Twickenham Restaurants

Twickenham has lots of great places to eat and drink in Twickenham. Review our full list of Twickenham restaurants and Twickenham pubs as well as our list of pubs across the whole the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.   

Twickenham Green

Twickenham Green is the surviving fragment of the eastern section of old common lands called Hounslow Heath.  During the summer there are regular cricket matches.

Twickenham Links

Twickenham trains & Twickenham station info
Strawberry Hill trains & Strawberry Hill station info
Twickenham Society - making a better place to live
Twickenham Farmer's Market - every Saturday
Twickenham Festival - annual event
Friends of Twickenham Green
Rotary Club of Twickenham Twickenham Riverside Development
Twickenham Lido - the campaign to re-open it!
Delivery flowers for Twickenham
Strawberry Hill Residents Association
Twickenham and District Model Railway Club
Restaurants in Twickenham area
Twickenham Toastmasters Club - public speaking Twickenham Liberal Democrats Twickenham
Conservatives Twickenham Labour Party

Hotels in Twickenham

There are quite a number of hotels in the Borough - including several in Twickenham itself.  For more info visit our Twickenham hotels page.   

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