Area Focus: Twickenham

For most people Twickenham means rugby. But it is only a small part of the story of this attractive and affluent suburb of South West London. By Lynne Harrison. Illustrations by Emily Faccini.


Get your bearings

Twickenham is both town and country. Fast, regular trains to Waterloo take 20- 30 minutes. There is an excellent bus service to Richmond, Kingston, Hammersmith and beyond.

Early Years

Day nurseries, term-time nurseries and kindergartens 

Junior Schools & Preps

Discover excellent state primaries and independent prep schools

Senior Schools

State seniors and independent secondaries in and around Twickenham

Family Fun

Houses and green spaces aplenty, fun on the river, sport and foodie heaven