Exploring Hounslow Borough’s Heritage

DID YOU KNOW ?

  • A highwayman once danced with his lady victim on Hounslow Heath
  • Some 200 soldiers perished during the Battle of Brentford
  • Vincent van Gogh taught scripture in riverside Isleworth
  • An 18thC aristocrat disposed of his wife’s body in the Thames at Chiswick

Fascinating facts and the full stories behind them are the life blood of the guides …


With an understanding and knowledge of the area experienced guides, in addition to the regular programme of tours, can offer to Clubs, Societies, business groups and schools a wide range of:


As well as taking part in the walks visitors can also explore such gems as Robert Adam’s masterpiece Syon House, Chiswick’s magnificent Palladian villa, a fine Jacobean mansion, Boston Manor and Osterley House, born of Tudor origin. Each is surrounded by splendid parkland.
Please revisit regularly for the latest information:
See ‘News‘ for announcements.
See our ‘Launch Walk‘ announcement.
Our ‘Special Walks‘ crop up over the season.