Twickenham is a district of south west London, on the River Thames and a mere 4 miles from The Mitre Hotel, Hampton Court Hotel.
Twickenham boasts an extensive history and is internationally renowned for being the home of the English Rugby Union. For avid rugby fans, there is nowhere in England more important than Twickenham Stadium, home to England Rugby and the World Rugby Museum. The World Rugby Museum gives a unique insight into this magnificent sport and allows visitors to follow the history of the game from its origins.
Twickenham has a range of bespoke and independent shops where you are guaranteed personal attentive service, away from crowds. Take the time to stroll down and admire the elegant 17th Century Church Street, which is an Aladdin’s cave of small boutiques that include antiques, gift shops, books, jewellery and designer goods.
If you’re looking for things to do in Twickenham, a riverside stroll will unveil beautiful gardens and open spaces for all to enjoy. Here at The Mitre Hotel, Hampton Court we would recommend a trip to see the York House garden sculptures and the baroque Octagon Room of Orleans House.
Nearby to Twickenham is St Margaret’s which is home to the Twickenham Film Studios. These studios are famous for producing hit films such as “A Fish Called Wanda” and “Shirley Valentine”.
Set on the banks of the River Thames, our 4 star hotel is 15 minutes from Twickenham, a 3-minute walk from the historic Hampton Court Palace and a 4-minute walk from Hampton Court train station, with direct trains to central London.