Twickenham: Not Just a Rugby Town

England, Twickenham Guide (B): Twickenham: Not Just a Rugby Town

Twickenham may not be in favour with England rugby fans at the moment after our exit from the World Cup – soon to be followed by Wales, Scotland and Ireland – but there is more to the home of rugby – than rugby – as I discovered during a walk with my three-year-old daughter on a slightly rainy autumn day.

The crowds from the weekend’s rugby action had gone and with a break in the rain, I felt compelled to explore the area. I’ve written a lot about my adventures to exotic places such as Singapore, Langkawi and Dubai – to name a few – but not so much about my local area.

We started off at a local park – where else? We collected some of the abundant leaves scattered on the floor and my daughter explored the playground. We then had a wander into Twickenham. The high street has the standard shops, chain outlets and isn’t too much to write home about but head towards the river and you come across the quaint, cobbled stones of Church Street which lies just a few short steps away from the river. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Twickenham: Not Just a Rugby Town
Guide Location: England » Twickenham
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Callaghan
Read it on author's website: http://www.wandermum.co.uk/twickenham-not-just-a-rugby-town/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St Mary’s church
  • White Swan pub
  • Orleans House
  • Marble Hill Park