Description

A short hop from central London by tube but a world apart. Stroll up the tree-lined drive, past the grazing Charolais cattle and you'd think you're in the country, not urban Hounslow.

Surrounded by gardens, park and farmland, Osterley is one of the last surviving country estates in London.

Once described by Horace Walpole as 'the palace of palaces', Osterley was created in the late 18th century by architect and designer Robert Adam for the Child family to entertain and impress their friends and clients. Today the house is presented as it would have looked in the 1780s.

Stroll through the colourful formal gardens, transformed during our six year long project from an overgrown wilderness back to their 18th century grandeur of herbaceous borders, roses and ornamental vegetable beds. Look out for the original Robert Adam summer house full of lemon trees and highly scented shrubs!

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Open hours today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Thursday

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Friday

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Saturday

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Sunday

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • October 19, 2020 4:28 pm local time

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