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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare

Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare

Historical Event, Sun 23 Sep 2018, free entry


Garrick's Temple


Hampton Court Road,
TW12 2EN

Events at this Venue


Grade I listed Georgian garden building. Tribute to Shakespeare built in the Ionic style by actor David Garrick. Arcadian Thames-side setting in restored 18C gardens thought to be by Capability Brown.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visits

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 23 Sep 2018 12:00 to 17:00
Talk/tour by Volunteer Guide every 90 mins (12.30pm-4pm) max 12 per tour. Tour/talk by Volunteer Guide.


Free entry



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Map reference: TQ 149686  Lat: 51.40479 Long: -0.34950

Situated opposite Garrick's Villa on the Hampton Court Road, close to its junctions with Thames Street and Church Street.
Bus: R68, 111, 216, 267 (Summer Sundays only)
Train: The closest rail stations are Hampton Court (then R68 bus) and Hampton (then 111 or 216 bus)
By water: Catch the Hampton Ferry from Molesey Hurst. A continuous service runs Spring to Autumn. Approach via the Thames Path (Barge Walk) or from Hurst Road turn into Saddlers Ride to large public car park. Public Mooring is available at Bell Hill, in front of the Bell Inn, Hampton side.
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  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits