Camellia Festival †
THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH MARCH 2016
The colourful Camellia Festival, which showcases the wonderful Chiswick House camellia collection, remains free for a second year - a move which has seen visitor numbers quadruple to 16,000 last year - a record attendance. Housed in the gardens' spectacular conservatory, designed by Samuel Ware in 1813, the collection is a national treasure and the oldest in the Western world - it was created in the early years of the 19th century by the 6th Duke of Devonshire. It's wonderful to see these beautiful blooms in the conservatory next to the restored nineteenth-century Italian Garden, replanted in 2012. Known as the Queen of the Winter Flowers, the camellias at Chiswick bring a burst of glorious colour - from pinks to reds, whites to stripes - to the spring season.
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £48† 36% off
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Camellia Festival
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
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124 King Street, W6 | 22 minutes from Camellia Festival
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ... More
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94 King Street, W6 | 25 minutes from Camellia Festival
Located right in the heart of stylish west London, the Best Western Plus Seraphine Hammersmith Hotel is a modern and cosy hotel offering simple connections to ... More
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 2nd, 3rd and 4th August 2016
Chiswick House, Burlington Lane, W4 | Same location as Camellia Festival
The historic Chiswick House in southwest London hosts three outdoor screenings on back-to-back nights this August. Audiences can spread picnics out on the western lawn of ...More
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Burlington Lane, W4 | Same location as Camellia Festival
A former royal residence and stunning example of classical 18th-century design, Chiswick House originally belonged to the "architect Earl" Lord Burlington, an avid traveller and lover ... More
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Chiswick House, Burlington Lane, W4 | 2 minutes from Camellia Festival
The modern Chiswick House Cafe, in the grounds of Chiswick House, Lord Burlington's 18th-century Palladian villa is a favourite with West London families. After taking a ... More
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Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | Same location as Camellia Festival
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
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