Chiswick Loop to via Chiswick House and Gardens

Chiswick Loop via Chiswick House

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A 4 mile cycle route which takes you on a loop circuit of Chiswick via the historic Chiswick House and Gardens. The route is a flat cycle route along tracks and tarmac roads. There are numerous places in London where you can hire cycle. We suggest you check your local area if you wish to hire a cycle.

Starting from Barnes Railway Bridge which was built in 1895.
As you look across the river cycle to your left along The Promenade and as you cycle along the river is on your right hand side. Cycle along the riverside for about a quarter of a mile, passing the sports ground and bandstand and passing Riverside Drive. After about quarter of a mile as you approach Chiswick Pier TURN LEFT along Thanes Crescent.

Cycle along Thames Crescent for 200 yards where you come to a roundabout. At the roundabout GO LEFT THEN IMMEDIATE RIGHT up Grantham Road and cycle to the end of the road.

At the end of Grantham Road cross over Burlington Lane and enter the grounds of Chiswick House, taking care to follow any cycling signs. Chiswick House is a magnificent neo-Palladian villa set in beautiful historic gardens. Built by the third Earl of Burlington in 1729 to showcase his art collection and to enthral his guests, the house continues to display many spectacular works of art and provides a stunning venue for entertaining. The gardens at Chiswick are the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement and have inspired countless gardens including New York’s Central Park.
As you enter the grounds bear left over the small bridge then bear right along the side of the lake which takes you to the other side of the grounds and brings you out on to Park Road. You will also find a café at Chiswick House should you want some refreshments on your cycle ride.

As you leave Chiswick House TURN LEFT along Park Road and after a short distance you come to a cross road junction where you go straight ahead towards Chiswick Station. At the station TURN RIGHT along Sutton Court Road and after 200 yards TURN LEFT on to Grove Park Bridge which takes you over the railway line and at the end of the road TURN RIGHT along Grove Park Road.

Cycle 200 yards to the end of Grove Park Road and then TURN LEFT along Hartington Road. Continue along Hartington Road past the university sports ground and after about a quarter of a mile you come to a junction with Great Chertsey Road. At the junction Go STRAIGHT ACROSS THE JUNCTION down the small lane which bends to the right and takes you down to the riverside on Dan Mason Drive and as you cycle along you pass Duke’s Meadow on your left. After about half a mile you arrive back at Barnes Railway Bridge. The start/finish of your cycle ride.

 

 

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