From 25 to 27 September 2015, the #FBC15 blogging community will be taking over the breathtaking and oh so quintessentially English Chiswick House and Gardens in West London.
As people will be gathering from near and far, here are some useful tips and info to help you plan your trip.
- Kick off (check in) at 12pm on Friday 25 September
- Kicking out at 6pm on Sunday 27 September
Although we all know the British weather can be somewhat unpredictable, we have our fingers firmly crossed for an Indian summer…
- Average High: 19°C (66°F)
- Average Low: 11°C (51°F)
- See the September London Events & Weather Guide
Chiswick House & Gardens
London W4 2RP
Sign-posted from A4 west of Hogarth Roundabout (junction with A316) via brown tourist board signs.
Road traffic updates via Transport for London
Nearest train station: Chiswick (half a mile away)
Nearest tube station: Turnham Green, District Line (1 mile then bus E3)
Transport for London
For timetable information contact Transport for London on + 44 (0) 20 7222 1234.
Transport for London
Visitors arriving by bike are very welcome. There are bike racks at park entrances and close to the House and Café. Cycling is restricted to the tarmac drives within the gardens and not allowed on garden paths and lawns.
Car Parking Facilities
Parking in the area is limited and you are encouraged to come to Chiswick House and Gardens on foot, by bike or via public transport where possible.
The public car park for the house and gardens is situated just off the westbound A4 and clearly marked by a brown tourist board entrance sign. The car park has spaces for 60 cars (including 3 free disabled spaces). The parking pay and display fees are from 50p for 30 mins (minimum charge) then two hourly rates up to £15 for all day parking. The area is managed by the London Borough of Hounslow. Revenue from the parking charges contribute towards the upkeep of the car park and the care and preservation of the gardens.
Check out AirBnB for cozy house shares or rooms in the Chiswick area. Use the venue post code (W4 2QN) to search options close by.
Here’s a range of hotel options near the venue with their details
407 Goldhawk Road, London W6 0SA
Tel: +44 (0) 203 307 0400
£160 per standard double and single room per night
Chiswick Best Western & Suites as a double room
71-73 Chiswick High Road, London W4 2LS
Tel: +44 (0) 843 634 3448
£99 per room, per night single room only / £108.99 per room, per night single room with breakfast
Chiswick Court Hotel
39 Bath Road, Chiswick, London W4 1LJ
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8995 9903
|Single with Private Facilities||£40.00|
|Double/Twin with Private Facilities||£50.00|
|Triple with Private Facilities||£60.00|
|Quad with Private Facilities||£70.00|
Chiswick Lodge Hotel
104 Turnham Green Terrace, London W4 1QN
Tel: +44 (0) 208 994 9926
£115 Single, £125 Double, £125 Twin and £150 Triple Room with breakfast
The Osborne Hotel
294 Osborne Road, Acton, London W3 8SR
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8993 3394
£60 Single room per night
Chiswick Moran Hotel
626 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5RY
£195 per room, per night. This reduced rate includes full Irish breakfast and VAT (normally £365, £430+)
Coach & Horses Hotel
8 Kew Green, Kew TW9 3BH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8940 1208
£190 per night – single, twin and double room including breakfast and VAT
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