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The Royal Naval College, Greenwich, May 2006


in the county of Greater London

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Recommended Towns & Villages near West End

Cobham, Surrey

Cobham (40 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (2.6 miles, 4.2 km, direction SW)

Cobham Mill rests on a picturesque stretch of the river surrounded by dipping weeping willows and graceful swans...

Hampton Court Palace and Gardens - Privy Garden and South Facade

East Molesey (84 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (2.8 miles, 4.6 km, direction NE)

This picturesque pleasant place is fortunate to lie between the waters of the historic River Thames and the River Mole. It is perhaps best known for Hampton Court Palace, the building started by Cardinal Wolsey in 1514...

Littleton Lake

Shepperton (24 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Surrey (3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction NW)

The charming village of Shepperton was once the haunt of legendary highwayman Dick Turpin who is said to have visited the village's 400 year hostelry - the atmospheric Anchor Hotel overlooking Church Square...

Epsom Racecourse, Surrey

Epsom (32 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction E)

Epsom, is known world-wide for what is perhaps the most famous horse race of all time - The Derby...

The Running Horse

Leatherhead (108 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction SE)

This is an ancient town, where the parish church of St.Mary and St.Nicholas has existed since Anglo-Saxon times...

Church of St. John the Baptist, St. Johns. Woking, Surrey

Woking (24 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction SW)

In the 17th-century the old part of Woking was a thriving market town with a lively population...

Kew Gardens Railway Station

Kew (115 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (9.2 miles, 14.8 km, direction NE)

Kew is just downstream from the delights of Richmond, and is best known for the Royal Botanic Gardens, or as they are more popularly known 'Kew Gardens'...

Leith Hill Tower, Surrey

Dorking (68 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction S)

It is here that romantically Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton said their good byes before Nelson departed for the Battle of Trafalgar in the year 1805...

Mouse at home

Shere (33 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Surrey (10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction S)

This lovely tranquil village on the picturesque Tillingbourne, nestles beneath the rolling countryside of the North Downs...

The Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation Home, Fulham Road, Fulham Broadway

Fulham (53 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction NE)

It is the home to both Fulham Football Club and Chelsea, both play at Premiership level, thus some of the football's most talented and highly paid stars can often be spotted strolling along Fulham's streets...

West Ealing

Ealing (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction N)

Ealing is a thriving place which is now hugely cosmopolitan and has a wide range of multi-cultural offerings...

London River Thames Hammersmith Bridge at sunset, New Year's day 2006.

Hammersmith (18 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction NE)

Hammersmith developed around the River Thames, which is crossed via a graceful suspension bridge designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette...

Green and pleasant land

Reigate (19 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction SE)

This is a bustling part of the Surrey landscape, it is easily reached via the M25 from London and is right on the North Downs Way...

High Street, Guildford, Surrey

Guildford (172 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction SW)

It has a High Street of mellow Georgian buildings, and despite changing times Guildford is a town that has managed to maintain its charm and character...

Purple Dahlia at the Chelsea Physic Garden, London

Chelsea (170 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction NE)

Chelsea is a district in London which in recent times gained fame as the 'home' of the 'swinging sixties' . The swinging sixties was defined on the Kings Road, which runs the length of the area and both the Beatles and the Rolling Stones lived here at one time...


Kensington (97 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction NE)

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...

Crooked House of WIndsor

Windsor (232 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction NW)

Windsor, or rather Royal Windsor, is a seductive mix of history and romance with a unique atmosphere. It is a place where the sense of history is never far away, it is a town.....

First Floor Restaurant

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction NE)

This area of London is known throughout the world as the scene of London's biggest annual street party...

Eton College in Berkshire.

Eton (36 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NW)

Situated just over the river Thames from Windsor, Eton is best known for its world famous ancient public school, which was attended by both Prince Harry and William, and many.....

Wonersh Cross, Wonersh, Surrey

Wonersh (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Surrey (13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction SW)

Picturesque village on the road from Guildford to Cranleigh. Here visitors will find a wealth of timber-frame black and white properties dominating the narrow village streets, thus the village retains a lovely timeless atmosphere...

Recommended attractions near West End

Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace & Gardens (328 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction NE)

These beautiful gardens set around an illustrious castle given by Henry IV to Rowland Leinthall, who was later knighted by Henry.....

Brooklands Motor Museum

Brooklands Museum (43 Pictures)

(3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction W)

This is a thrilling museum, where now that Concorde is retired, visitors can get the full Concorde experience without a costly.....

Bushy Park, London

Bushey Park (27 Pictures)

(4.1 miles, 6.6 km, direction NE)


Mickleham Priory, dates back to 10th century

Mickleham Priory (1 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction SE)


Twickenham Rugby Ground

Twickenham (1 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.9 km, direction N)


Polesden Lacy June 2011

Polesden Lacey (127 Pictures)

(7.3 miles, 11.8 km, direction S)

Regency country house with renowned Edwardian interiors and gardens, set in beautiful downland countryside...

London River Thames. Syon Park and house from the towpath by Kew Gardens.

Syon House (5 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction N)

This is the magnificent house that made Robert Adams. At only twenty nine years of age he was commissioned to decorate Syon.....

Grape picking in Denbies Vineyard near Dorking in Surrey

Denbies Wine Estate (10 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction S)

England's largest vineyard. Enjoy a hearty lunch with excellent atmosphere and spectacular views. "Indoor Wine Experience" tours.....

Air Lingus

Heathrow Airport Visitor Centre (6 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction N)

An insight into the past, present and future of Heathrow airport. For all age groups..

It's a 'Topsy Turvey' world

Box Hill Country Park (22 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.6 km, direction SE)

Box Hill lies in an area of exceptional beauty, it covers beautiful woodland and an outstanding area of chalk downland. It.....

Alpine house

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens (250 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction NE)

For over two hundred and fifty years, the gardens at Kew have been the dream and vision of talented gardeners, and the.....

Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Park (26 Pictures)

(8.8 miles, 14.1 km, direction E)

Morden Hall Park is a flourishing historic site with a wealth of wildlife habitats amongst its quiet watermeadows, wetlands and.....

Looks a bit limp

Kew Palace (14 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction NE)

See also Kew Royal Botanical Gardens..

London - Chiswick House, Sept 2002

Chiswick House (16 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.7 km, direction NE)

Few can resist this fine classical building which was the creation of Lord Burlington, patron of the arts in the early part of.....

Punch Valley Gardens...walk around Virginia Water Lake

Valley Gardens (4 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.0 km, direction W)


Virginia Water Lake, Virginia Water, Surrey.

Virginia Water Lake (16 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction W)

Originally little more than a stream, Virginia Water Lake was begun in 1746 by William, Duke of Cumberland who was then Ranger of.....

The London Wetland Centre. Sunset over lagoon.

London Wetland Centre (15 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NE)


Display in Shere Museum

Shere Museum (1 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction S)


Colley Hill, Reigate, Surrey.

Reigate & Colley Hill (8 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SE)

This area is one of Surrey's countryside gems. It mostly comprises of mature grassland and woodland where visitors may wander.....

Chilworth Manor, Near Guildford, Surrey

Chilworth Manor (1 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction SW)


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