Welcome to Twickenham and the
Twickenham Alive Film Festival
Twickenham is in the London Borough of Richmond and easily accessible from central London train stations and Heathrow airport.
Places of interest in Twickenham include the World Rugby Museum, Crane Park, Twickenham Embankment and the Diamond Jubilee Gardens, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham Museum, York House Gardens, Marble Hill House, Orleans House and Strawberry Hill House.
Twickenham is quite central for visiting attractions in Richmond Borough: Chiswick House, the London Wetlands Centre at Barnes, Kew Gardens, Syon Park House, Ham House, Richmond Park, Bushy Park and Hampton Court Palace. There is an outdoor swimming pool in Hampton and a swimming pool in Richmond and various local cinemas and theatres including Richmond Theatre. The British Film Institute on London’s South Bank is only twenty minutes by train from Twickenham Station. Excellent local shopping centres are a short bus ride away in Richmond, with major chain stores and the Bentall Centre in Kingston. Teddington has many small interesting shops. There are numerous restaurants and pubs serving food in all the local towns.
If you are thinking of staying in Twickenham during the Festival there are a number of hotels: the Alexander Pope, opposite the river Thames and Radnor Gardens, the Park Hotel in nearby Teddington, the London Marriott at Twickenham Stadium, various Premier Inns and Travelodge Hotels. Richmond also has some very good hotels.
View the following links for more information:
VisitRichmond - Visitors Guide to London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Richmond upon Thames
Eel Pie Island, Twickenham
Strawberry Hill House
Kingston upon Thames
Treetop Walkway, Kew Gardens
Memories of Twickenham Riverside