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      Teddington is a vibrant, leafy suburb on the north bank of the River Thames. The main shopping area runs west from Teddington lock to the Memorial Hospital, the High Street consisting largely of independents and Broad Street of multiples. Close proximity to Heathrow Airport and a 30 minute South West Train service into London Waterloo gives the area good transport links. There are two hotels in addition to the Lensbury Club and Conference Centre. Home to Bushy Park an area of Special Scientific Interest, St Mary’s University and the National Physical Laboratory.

Here are some of the best attractions in the area:

  1. Bushy Park: Bushy Park is a beautiful royal park in Teddington that features over 1,100 acres of open space, gardens, and woodland. Visitors can enjoy walking, cycling, and horse riding in the park, as well as see the resident deer herd.

  2. Hampton Court Palace: Hampton Court Palace is a historic royal palace located just a few miles from Teddington. Visitors can explore the palace's state apartments, gardens, and kitchens, and learn about the fascinating history of the palace and its former residents.

  3. Teddington Lock: Teddington Lock is a popular spot for boating enthusiasts and is one of the busiest locks on the River Thames. Visitors can watch boats passing through the lock and enjoy a walk along the river towpath.

  4. Strawberry Hill House: Strawberry Hill House is a Gothic Revival villa located in nearby Twickenham. Visitors can tour the house and gardens and learn about the life and work of its creator, Horace Walpole.

  5. The Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability: This museum is located in the former home of Dr. John Langdon Down, who was a pioneer in the field of learning disabilities. The museum explores the history of learning disability care and advocacy and features exhibits and archives.

  6. Orleans House Gallery: Orleans House Gallery is an art gallery located in a beautiful Georgian mansion in nearby Twickenham. The gallery features a range of contemporary and historical art exhibitions, as well as workshops, talks, and events.

These are just a few of the many attractions that the Teddington area has to offer. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or the arts, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this charming London neighborhood.

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