Hogarth's House  

 
 
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Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, W4 2QN
 
 
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Hogarth's HouseWith its location next to one of the busiest roads in London, it's hard to believe that Hogarth's House, William Hogarth's country home and museum, was once Hogarth's country residence - or as he described it "a little country box by the Thames". A beautiful, enclosed garden hidden behind high red-brick walls is now the only reminder of the rambling rural idyll Hogarth once experienced. Probably one of the cruellest satirists of his day and one of the country's leading painters, Hogarth lived in this late 17th century Chiswick house from 1749 until his death in 1764. While the surrounding area has changed over the years, the artist's house and grounds have been sympathetically restored to offer a surprisingly accurate picture of life as it was when he was alive. Now a gallery and museum, the property contains an exhibition exploring Hogarth's life including memorabilia on loan from a major Hogarth collection at Aberdeen art gallery. Alongside these are examples of his work and objects showing his range of interests as well as an unrivalled collection of his prints and engraved copies, including 'Harlot's Progress', 'Rake's Progress', 'Marriage a la Mode', 'Gin Lane' and 'Beer Street'. Hogarth's tomb can be found nearby in the graveyard of St Nicholas' Church.

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A 300-year-old mulberry tree still thrives in the garden of the house.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Turnham Green Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Chiswick Park Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Kings Mall Car Park
 
27 minutes walk
 
Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Hogarth's House
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  34% off
124 King Street, W6 | 23 minutes from Hogarth's House
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
 
 
 
Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £94  25% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 37 minutes from Hogarth's House
A short walk from Olympia Exhibition Centre, the Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is a four star hotel within a Grade II-listed landmark building which opened as the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Chiswick House and Gardens
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Burlington Lane, W4 | 2 minutes from Hogarth's House
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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St Michael & All Angels Chiswick
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bath Road, W4 | 13 minutes from Hogarth's House
Playing a very active role in the Bedford Park and Chiswick community, St Michaels & All Angels welcomes hundreds of ... More
 
 
 
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Emery Walker's House at 7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Hammersmith Terrace, W6 | 14 minutes from Hogarth's House
One of 17 gorgeously preserved Georgian houses overlooking the Thames at the west end of Hammersmith's Upper Mall, 7 Hammersmith Terrace the former home of Emery ... More
 
 
 
 
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William Morris Society
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Upper Mall, W6 | 19 minutes from Hogarth's House
The William Morris Society is a great place to find out more about English textile designer, poet and and socialist activist, William Morris, best known for ... More
 
 
 
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WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 23 minutes from Hogarth's House
A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ... More
 
 
 
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Kite Studios
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Priory Mews, 2B Bassein Park Road, W12 | 24 minutes from Hogarth's House
Set in an attractive white-painted West London studio, Kite Studios offers an imaginative range of courses and workshops for kids of all ages. Individual classes are ... More
 
 
 
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Giffords Circus: Xanadu
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th June to 8th July 2019
Hogarth's House, Burlington Lane, W4 | 2 minutes from Hogarth's House
Midsummer in the mid '70s sets the scene for this year's Giffords Circus show which makes a welcome return to Chiswick House in summer 2019. Nell ...More
 
 
 
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Great British Food Festival
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 12th, 13th and 14th July 2019
Hogarth's House, Burlington Lane, W4 | 2 minutes from Hogarth's House
Taking place in the walled gardens, the Great British Food Festival comes to Chiswick House and Gardens for the second year running. Fifty different traders will ...More
 
 
 
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Pub in the Park
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 6th, 7th and 8th September 2019
Hogarth's House, Burlington Lane, W4 | 2 minutes from Hogarth's House
New for summer 2019, Tom Kerridge brings his Pub in the Park festival to Chiswick House for the first time, delivering food and music to the ...More
 
 
 
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Tabard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 13 minutes from Hogarth's House
Located above the Tabard pub in Chiswick, the Tabard Theatre hosts all kinds of live entertainment from experimental work and comedy to Shakespeare. Opened ... More
 
 
 
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The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 18 minutes from Hogarth's House
The Bull's Head, or 'The Bull', as it's known by locals, is located in a prominant spot in Barnes, overlooking the River Thames and boasts a ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 27 minutes from Hogarth's House
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham House Butchers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 7 minutes from Hogarth's House
The Wyndham House flagship butchers on the Fulham Road fast built up a reputation as one of London's best butchers. This third family-run operation in Chiswick ... More
 
 
 
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Lea & Sandeman
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
167 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 7 minutes from Hogarth's House
Fine wines from France and Italy ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Chiswick
London > Shopping > Books
220-226 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 8 minutes from Hogarth's House
Large two-floor bookshop on Chiswick High Road with a large children's department which caters well for local families. This west London branch of Waterstone's ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Chiswick House, Burlington Lane, W4 | Same location as Hogarth's House
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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La Trompette
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
3-7 Devonshire Road, Chiswick, W4 | 7 minutes from Hogarth's House
This Chiswick restaurant is one of London's best kept secrets. La Trompette is the best French restaurant in London within this price range. Dinner ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Pantry
London > Restaurants >
15 Devonshire Road, W4 | 7 minutes from Hogarth's House
Bringing the breakfast culture in Australia and New Zealand to London, Leith's trained chef ... More
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 24 minutes from Hogarth's House
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 24 minutes from Hogarth's House
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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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 28 minutes from Hogarth's House
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
 
 
 
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Jurlique Day Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
300 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 8 minutes from Hogarth's House
This fantastic, no-nonsense spa is a great way to treat yourself to a day of pampering, without pushing the boat out too far. Comforting massage, meticulous ... More
 
 
 
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Dukes Meadows Golf Club
London > Leisure > Golf
Great Chertsey Road, W4 | 15 minutes from Hogarth's House
This nine-hole par-three course next to Chiswick Bridge is in immaculate condition and has the most extensive practice facilities in the London area including a 50-bay ... More
 
 
 
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Ravenscourt Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 20 minutes from Hogarth's House
Ravenscourt Park is a scenic green space with a selection of tennis courts - spread out in three areas of the park - basketball court, bowling ... More
 
 
 
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The Devonshire Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
126 Devonshire Road, Chiswick, W4 | 5 minutes from Hogarth's House
The second gastropub from the Gordon Ramsay group might not look like much from the outside but the wood paneling, high ceilings, large windows and original ... More
 
 
 
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Pickwick's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Devonshire Road, W4 | 7 minutes from Hogarth's House
Despite the name, Pickwick's Wine Bar feels more like a pub and one that's well worth a visit for its friendly if slightly eccentric atmosphere. Live ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Job
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Devonshire Road, W4 | 7 minutes from Hogarth's House
On the delightful Devonshire Road, beside La Trompette, The Italian Job serves Italian craft beers from the award winning Birrificio del Ducato microbrewery. ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 7 minutes from Hogarth's House
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
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 27 minutes from Hogarth's House
West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ... More
 
 
 
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Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 34 minutes from Hogarth's House
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 2 minutes from Hogarth's House
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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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 9 minutes from Hogarth's House
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 26 minutes from Hogarth's House
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