image for Outdoor Event item typeHorace Walpole's Grand Birthday Picnic at Strawberry Hill House

Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill

Outdoor Event, Sun 24 Sep 2017, free entry


Strawberry Hill House



268 Waldegrave Road,
Strawberry Hill,


We’d like to invite supporters of Strawberry Hill from near and far to celebrate this milestone and join us for a ‘Grand’ birthday picnic in the beautiful garden Horace created.
Bring your hamper and blanket and enjoy an afternoon in gorgeous surroundings, with performances by community musicians and a cake and bake stall selling tasty creations by Strawberry Hill’s volunteers and friends.
There will also be crafts, face painting, a bouncy castle and a BBQ for those that forget their lunch!
Mini bakers are also invited to celebrate Horace Walpole’s big 300th birthday and create him an amazing birthday cupcake! There will be a PRIZE for the best birthday cupcake in each age category; 3-6 years, 7-10 years, 11-14 years. Cupcakes will be judged on appearance only, leaving entrants to enjoy their yummy creations. Entrant should bring theit cupcake to the picnic ready for judging at 2.15pm.

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Event details

Dates Times
Sun 24 Sep 2017 11:00 to 15:00


Free entry

Admission is free but donations are welcomed to keep Strawberry Hill going for the next 300 years!
Please note we are able to admit only assistance dogs into the garden.



See location of Strawberry Hill House on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TQ 158722  Lat: 51.43696 Long: -0.33539

By Road: At the London Road roundabout on the A316 take the exit signposted Twickenham A310.
At the mini roundabout turn left, you are still on London Road. Pass Twickenham Station on your left. At traffic lights you will have to bear right into King Street. Get over into left lane and turn left at the traffic lights into Cross Deep. You will pass Radnor Gardens leading down to the Thames on your left.
At mini roundabout turn right into Waldegrave Road. You will see Strawberry Hill House on your left. Just past the house is the turning into St. Mary's College where you can park
Bus: 33 travels from Hammersmith and through Richmond and the R68 travels from Kew Gardens Station, through Richmond Train and Bus Stations.
Train: Richmond Station
Tube: Richmond District Line
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