Things to do in Chiswick

Chiswick is a wonderful place to visit for people of all ages, with many bars and restaurants right on the picturesque river.¬†There is a lot of things to do in¬†Chiswick . It is a leafy part of West London, with a more relaxed feel than the usual London hustle and bustle. As well as the excellent places to eat and drink, such as La Trompette, Charlottes W4 and The Devonshire Arms, it is a good place for shopping to be done, among other things. Chiswick House Cafe is a great place for food and is popular with families, being in the grounds of Chiswick House, Lord Burlington’s stunning 18th-century Palladian villa.


As well as the popular Chiswick House, Chiswick has other attractions of a historical nature such as Hogarth’s House, which is William Hogarth’s country home and museum, said to be the country residence of the artist Hogarth. The gardens there also boast a 300-year-old mulberry tree. The Griffin Brewery is home to Fuller’s beers and is open for tours. Another fact about Chiswick itself is that the famous annual boat race between Oxford and Cambridge finishes at Chiswick bridge. There is a lot of great architecture around the city, in the form of churches and other buildings.


In terms of cultural entertainment, there is the Tabard Theatre which hosts all sorts of live entertainment including low-budget experimental theatre and works by Shakespeare. Headliners comedy club, and George IV, are great places for live stand up comedy. Sports can be found at The University of Westminster Chiswick Sports Grounds, or you may prefer the Jurlique Day Spa where you can relax and be pampered. Chiswick has good transport links in terms of access roads, and public transport links, and is a great location for a day trip out. There are also lots of hotels and Bed and Breakfasts in Chiswick if a short stay is preferred.