Crane Park  

 
 
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Ellerman Avenue, Twickenham, TW2 6ED
 
 

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Following the meandering bends of the River Crane, this delightful park is a hotbed of wildlife. The riverbanks are home to a thriving colony of Marsh Frogs and the very rare Water Vole.

Peppered with small clusters of woodland, Crane Park houses the largest crack willow tree in the country. There is also a fantastic cycle track that runs across the length of the park.

At the Western end, the skeleton of an archaic gunpowder mill remains. Built in 1766 the blast mounds, scattered grinding wheels and sluice gates are still visible. The distinctive shot tower, now a listed building, soars into the sky and is used by the London Wildlife Trust as a look-out point

 

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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitton Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Fulwell Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Nelson Road
 
17 minutes walk
 
Tangley Park Road
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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Bushy Park & The Longford River
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, White Lodge, The Stockyard, Hampton Court Road, Hampton, TW12 | 2.1 miles from Crane Park
Adjacent to Hampton Court Palace this is London's second largest Royal Park. Just north of the celebrated royal palace at Hampton Court, Bushy Park is the ... More
 
 
 
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Bushy Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office White Lodge The Stockyard, Hampton Court Road, TW12 | 2.1 miles from Crane Park
Just north of the celebrated royal palace at Hampton Court, Bushy Park is the second largest of the Royal Parks. On the surface, the park appears ... More
 
 
 
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Ham House Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ham Street, Ham, TW10 | 2.3 miles from Crane Park
These extensive formal and historic gardens perched on the edge of the River Thames are attached to the 17th century Stuart mansion Ham House. In 1626 ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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Crane Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Feltham Airparcs Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Uxbridge Road, TW13 | 17 minutes from Crane Park
One of West London's finest leisure centres. It offers a good range of facilities including squash, tennis, snooker, a LifeCentre Gym, an aerobics studio, health suite, ... More
 
 
 
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Twickenham Stadium
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Rugby Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 31 minutes from Crane Park
The home of English rugby at Twickenham is England's second largest stadium (after Wembley Stadium), with steeply banked stands that create an impressive roar when an ... More
 
 
 
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Hampton Heated Open Air Pool
London > Leisure > Activities
High Street, Hampton, TW12 | 34 minutes from Crane Park
One of only three heated outdoor pools in the capital, Hampton Heated Open Air Pool is open 365 days of the year. It's situated to the ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Crane Park

Near Crane Park
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Landmark Arts Centre
London > Entertainment >
Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 | 2.2 miles from Crane Park
Housed within a grand 19th century Grade II listed building that was formerly a church, the Landmark Arts Centre is a unique venue that hosts a ... More
 
 
 
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The Bearcat Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Turk's Head, 28 Winchester Road, TW1 | 2.3 miles from Crane Park
The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat Comedy Club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ... More
 
 
 
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The Turk's Head
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Winchester Road, St Margaret's, TW1 | 2.3 miles from Crane Park
The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat comedy club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Crane Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Crane Park
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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampton Court Road, Hampton, TW12 | 2 miles from Crane Park
Octagonal 18th century temple located in idyllic grounds. This extraordinary octagonal temple was commissioned by celebrated actor, dramatist and theatre manager, David Garrick (1717-1779) as a tribute ... More
 
 
 
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Strawberry Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
268 Waldegrave Road, TW1 | 30 minutes from Crane Park
This sinister Gothic castle is an exotic concoction of mysterious turrets, gilded ceilings and dazzling stained glass windows. Starting life as an unassuming cottage in Twickenham, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bell Square
London > Attractions >
Hounslow High Street, Hounslow, TW3 | 35 minutes from Crane Park
Outdoor arts space in the heart of Hounslow, Bell Square is a place where anyone and everyone can come to see brilliant ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Crane Park

The best shops and markets near Crane Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Real Ale Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 2.8 miles from Crane Park
Spending most of our time in pubs swilling foreign lager pushed by multi-national breweries, the British nation has turned their back on their home-grown beer. Often ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sandy's Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
56 King Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 34 minutes from Crane Park
... More
 
 
 
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Cycle Republic, Twickenham
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
26-30 Kings Street, TW1 | 35 minutes from Crane Park
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site in 2014 and now boasts several branches throughout the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Crane Park

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Dolce Vita
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
195 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 | 30 minutes from Crane Park
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Al Borgo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
3 Church Road, Teddington, TW11 | 34 minutes from Crane Park
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Capers Deli
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
48 King Street, TW1 | 34 minutes from Crane Park
Highly recommended by Twickenham residents, this delightful deli stocks a huge array of delicious produce including cheese, charcuterie, olives, jams, chutneys, sauces, oil and vinegar, ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Crane Park

Near Crane Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 5.4 miles from Crane Park
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 5.8 miles from Crane Park
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 6.8 miles from Crane Park
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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Crane Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Feltham Airparcs Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Uxbridge Road, TW13 | 17 minutes from Crane Park
One of West London's finest leisure centres. It offers a good range of facilities including squash, tennis, snooker, a LifeCentre Gym, an aerobics studio, health suite, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twickenham Stadium
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Rugby Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 31 minutes from Crane Park
The home of English rugby at Twickenham is England's second largest stadium (after Wembley Stadium), with steeply banked stands that create an impressive roar when an ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hampton Heated Open Air Pool
London > Leisure > Activities
High Street, Hampton, TW12 | 34 minutes from Crane Park
One of only three heated outdoor pools in the capital, Hampton Heated Open Air Pool is open 365 days of the year. It's situated to the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Crane Park

The best pubs near London Crane Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Swan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 2.2 miles from Crane Park
With probably one of the most idyllic settings of any of London's pubs, the White Swan is well worth a visit if you're in this neck ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Margarets Pub & Dining
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
107 St Margarets Road, TW1 | 2.4 miles from Crane Park
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Cross
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Off Water Lane, TW9 | 3 miles from Crane Park
Whet your whistle with a pint at Richmond's suitably historic White Cross pub. Right on the river, but still in the very centre of town not ... More
 
 
 
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Crane Park clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 3.1 miles from Crane Park
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 6 miles from Crane Park
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 6.9 miles from Crane Park
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Crane Park

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Crane Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Orleans House Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 2.2 miles from Crane Park
Orleans House Gallery is sited in a picturesque woodland garden by the Thames at Twickenham. The gallery hosts a lively programme of temporary exhibitions while the adjacent ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 2.3 miles from Crane Park
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petersham Nurseries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 2.9 miles from Crane Park
... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Lee Mead: Up Front And Centre!
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

The Pheasantry 6 minutes walk from Crane Park

The singer and actor showcases his extensive repertoire of songs from musical theatre, plus songs from his recent album, and ...More

German Paediatricians Orchestra
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Cadogan Hall 6 minutes walk from Crane Park

Manfred Fabricius conducts Wagner's Lohengrin, Prelude To Act III, Brahms's Violin Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations, with violinist Wonhee Bae ...More

Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 8 minutes walk from Crane Park

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the ...More

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 8 minutes walk from Crane Park

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 8 minutes walk from Crane Park

London's venerable Victoria and Albert Museum is the central hub of The London Design Festival for the ninth time in ...More

 
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 8 minutes walk from Crane Park

They've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, ...More

 
Whales: Beneath the surface
Whales: Beneath the surface
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

Natural History Museum 11 minutes walk from Crane Park

With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is ...More

 
Anne Boleyn's Music Book
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Royal College of Music 12 minutes walk from Crane Park

Live Music, Choir....More

Chico Chica
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 15 minutes walk from Crane Park

A five-piece band led by composer Barbara Snow and lyricist Tom Hannah, which takes myriad elements from around the world ...More

Twenty-Five Years Of Theatretrain: A Celebration
Theatre | On 24th September 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 15 minutes walk from Crane Park

A gala performance with live orchestra....More

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The Dark Room
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Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
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The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
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