Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham

We want visitors to enjoy fully the unique qualities of this small building and so we restrict the number of visitors at any one time. To help achieve this, please book your visit in advance.


Opening Times 2018

Wednesday-Sunday: 10 –1pm: Self-guided visits, and  1-4pm: Guided Tours

(Last entry: 3:30pm)

Tuesday: Educational Activities only – See Learning page

Monday: Closed

SPECIAL NOTICES: We are fully booked or closed with private tours at the following times;

11th August: 11am-12.30pm

12th September: 1pm-2pm

20th September: 1pm-3pm

27th September: 12.30-2pm


Adult – £6.00

Child (5-15yrs) – £3.00

Under 5’s – Free

Family Ticket (2 adults &  2 children) – £15.00

Guided Tours

Guided Tours will be offered Wednesday-Sunday, between 1-4pm. Tours will be lead by our fantastic and knowledgeable volunteers and will last around 45 minutes.

Self-Guided Tours

Should you wish to explore the house without a guide, you can do so between 10-1pm. For visitors with access limitations, a virtual tour will be available at Sandycombe Lodge in the coming weeks, we will announce when the tour is available.

Please note, there is no cafe on-site and we kindly ask that no food or drink is brought into the house. This is to protect our interiors from any damage.

However, there are plenty of cafes on the nearby Crown Road, should you need refreshments before or after your visit.


Address: Sandycombe Lodge, 40 Sandycoombe Road, St Margarets , Twickenham TW1 2LR


Tel: 020 8892 5485

Getting here
We advise using journey planners to source the best route on your day of travel via public transport, to allow for any unforeseeable transport changes. However, please see our brief guidance below;

By Car
As this is a residential area, we advise avoiding travel by car where possible. There is no parking on Sandycoombe Road.

By Train
Mainline & Overground/Underground (District Line) trains all run to Richmond station. The nearest station is St Margarets , which is a short walk away.

By Bus
From Richmond station, the H37 stops at Sandycoombe Road. Frequent services also run on the 490/H22/R70/R68 where you should alight at Marble Hill Park/Crown Rd stop, it is then a 3 min walk.

On Foot
From Richmond, it is just over a mile to walk; take the tow path which leads you into Marble Hill Park.

Disabled visitors

PLEASE NOTE: We have one parking space for disabled badge holders only, which must be booked in advance by emailing

Within the house, only the ground floor drawing room is fully accessible for visitors with mobility issues. Our garden, and our toilet are also fully wheelchair accessible. We have a virtual tour available via our tablet, so other rooms and objects can be explored digitally.

Please note: Sandycombe Lodge is on a quiet residential street –  please respect our neighbours, when entering and leaving the property. We also do not allow food and drink of any kind inside the property. This is to protect our interiors.