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A locals' guide to TW2

"Twickenham Green retains an old village green feel, with its cricket pitch and surrounding restaurants and cafes."

Stephen Morgan

"Strawberry Hill House is a stunning place. Enjoy the gardens for free or take a breather in their nice café round the back."

Adam O'Leary

"Looking out over Hounslow Heath, you forget you're in London."

Adam O'Leary

What is your favourite place?

Where do TW2 locals go?

Twickenham Fine Ales

London's oldest micro-brewery. There is a bar that is very popular with the Rugby crowd and they also do tours.

Peggy's Pantry

This little café may be small, but it's the perfect place for a relaxing cake and coffee.

Squire's Garden Centre Café

Not just a garden centre. The renovated café is a lunch destination for locals in its own right.

Crane Park

Encompassing two nature reserves and once home to The Hounslow Gunpowder Works, this beautiful park has some interesting historical features and is somewhere that we love to walk our dog.

Twickenham Stadium

Stir the emotions with the pre-match national anthems!

Ruben's Bakehouse

Enjoy artisan breads and amazing pizzas in this fantastic local bakery.

Alexander Pope

A great pub for a big get-together near the River Thames.

Strawberry Hill House

With its free to access gardens and a delicious café, Strawberry Hill House is a peaceful local hideaway.

The Cabbage Patch

Taking its name from nearby Twickenham Stadium's nickname, The Cabbage Patch deserves the Triple Crown honour as THE rugby pub in London, if not the UK!

Harris + Hoole

There are some delicious coffees and cakes on offer in this popular, relaxing café.

The Gurkha's Inn

Consistently rated on Trip Advisor as one of the best restaurants in Twickenham and always full.

The Fox

Affording a rich history, The Fox has stood on this site since 1670. It serves real ale and British food in its characterful, cosy interior.

Church Street

Church Street is a historic street in Twickenham full of the best bakeries, cafes and restaurants. It is the road you want to visit when coming to Twickenham!

St Margarets Fair

Held once a year, it's a great day out for all the family - live bands, face painting and traditional games.

York House Gardens

A beautiful garden on the banks of Thames in Twickenham with sculptures made from renowned Italian white Carrara marble.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Whitton, Twickenham, Hounslow, Teddington, St Margarets, Hampton, Isleworth, Ham, Old Isleworth and Osterley

What do you love about TW2?

Why do you find TW2 a great place to live?


"A beautiful leafy suburb with great local schools and excellent transport links. We really like Crane Park for a long dog walk with its nature reserve and shot tower. The Whitton part of Twickenham has a quieter feel and 1930s charm. "

November 2015


"Whitton is perfect for us. We moved here last year from Balham to start a family as the schools in Richmond Upon Thames are highly rated. Whitton is the quiet part of Twickenham, where you get slightly more for your money. We looked at the Twickenham riverside area and neighbouring Teddington, which are also lovely, but we decided upon Whitton as we could get off-street parking for the same money and it's in the same postc... more

June 2015


"I love watching the cricket on Twickenham Green in the summer. There are also some fantastic river walks in the area and on a summer's day, famous Marble Hill Park is great for a picnic."

April 2015


"Whitton is a lovely place to live, some beautiful leafy roads, great schools and good local services. The transport links are brilliant, I can be in central London in 30 mins by train and on the M25 in 10 mins by driving down the M3. I have lived in the area now for 5 years. What a lot of people don't realise is that Whitton is actually part of Twickenham, but house prices are slightly more affordable and often the propert... more

March 2015


"Twickenham is a town of three parts - the beautiful old part, the modern high street and the quiet, residential Twickenham Green area."

February 2015


"Beautiful parks, great schools, close to London on the Overground and lots of waterways and wildlife."

February 2015


"Whitton is very peaceful and calm. The residents around where I live are quite friendly. The commute is very easy to central London as there is a direct National Rail service to Waterloo. All other interesting areas like Richmond, Twickenham and even Heathrow are close by. There are very nice parks not far like Richmond Park (my favourite) and Bushy Park....I love this area...."

February 2015


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"The world's first ever facility for the production of gunpowder was set up along the River Crane between Twickenham and Whitton. Unsurprisingly, explosions on the site were common and in 1758 one was felt as far as Reading!"

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    TW2 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of Whitton, Strawberry Hill and is covered by the Richmond upon Thames local authority.

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