Attractions Near Osterley Park and Gardens

Just a 10-minute drive from Urban Villa, Osterley House and Park is a spectacular mansion surrounded by gardens, park and farmland. It is one of the last surviving country estates in London. The house is situated in the centre of tranquil gardens, parkland and woods and is now open to the public. Besides visiting the house, you can lose yourself and meditate in the lush gardens or walk beside the beautiful river located there.

The various attractions nearby include the following:

Hounslow Urban Farm: A quiet retreat in the midst of an urban landscape, it sprawls over 29 acres making it one of the largest community farms in London, offering encounters with its resident animals, such as pigs, goats, cows, rabbits, ducks, geese, alpacas, proud peacocks and lots more. You can also ride a pony or handle an owl.

Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway: Permission for the extension of passenger steam railway, which is a heritage railway in South West London, was granted in March 2018 by Thames Water. By running 2.6km from Kempton Steam Museum to Hydes Field, Hampton it will enhance the remarkable heritage railway’s potential as a major attraction for local communities by giving it a splendid steam hauled trip through the countryside.

If you are on a short visit to London, it makes a lot of sense to stay at one of the Hotels Near Osterley as you would be located near Heathrow Airport and also get easy connectivity to central London. Moreover, all grades of hotels are available so that you can choose the one meeting your budget.

Hampton Court Palace: Located 11.7 miles south-west of central London, this royal palace is one of only two surviving palaces of King Henry VIII. It is open to the public and is easily reached from Waterloo station. It displays a large number of works of art from the Royal Collection and other points of interest are the celebrated maze, the real tennis court and the large grape vine.

If you wish to combine strategic location near Heathrow Airport with luxurious accommodation with the best of facilities and pampering services, it would be best to stay at Park Grand London Hounslow.

London Museum of Water & Steam: Located on the site of the old Kew Bridge Pumping Station in Brentford, this museum presents a collection of stationary water pumping steam engines including the largest collection of working Cornish engines.

Kew Gardens: Housing the “largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world”, Kew Gardens in Southwest London boasts of having living collections including over 30,000 different kinds of plants and its herbarium holds over seven million preserved plant specimens.

Hanwell Zoo: Home to a selection of birds, mammals and a seasonal butterfly house along with other residents like Hatari the porcupine, Hanwell Zoo is locally known as Bunny Park. At the zoo you can see amazing resident animals and even meet the meerkats or you can act as a zookeeper for a day and see behind-the-scene activities.

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