OSTERLEY PARK AND HOUSE
Jersey Road, Isleworth,
t: 020 8232 5050
Once described as ‘the palace of palaces’ and surrounded by gardens, park and farmland, Osterley is one of the last surviving country estates in London.
Created in the late 18th century by architect and designer Robert Adam for the wealthy Child family to entertain and impress their friends and clients, it continues to impress today. Explore the dazzling interior with handheld audio-visual guides or
downloadable iPhone app, which bring the house to life in a completely new way. Retreat from urban life in the delightful gardens, now restored to their 18th-century glory, and park – perfect for picnics and leisurely strolls. Note: please contact property to check availability of mobility vehicles, stair climber and transfer service. Stair climber cannot be operated in wet weather. Audio-visual guide (additional charge). No groups on Bank Holiday Mondays.
Special interest tours:
Brushes and Beeswax
Forget a quick flick with a duster, Osterley Park House requires care and maintenance on a huge scale. Spend a morning with our house staff learning the conservation and cleaning techniques they use to care for our precious items - you may even pick up some tips for your own home. Duration 1 hour.
A Private View
Robert Adam transformed Osterley into an elegant villa for the Child family to entertain and impress their friends. Surviving as one of the most complete examples of Adam's work, the house and its contents can be fully appreciated on a private tour with one of our experienced guides. Duration 1 hour .
Osterley Garden Tour
Follow in the footsteps of the 18th-century owners of Osterley and their guests and learn how we restored the gardens to their original glory. Enjoy the formal flower garden designed by Mrs Child, set amid the beautiful garden buildings, and the Long Walk, boathouse and Great Meadow. Duration 1 hour
Charges may apply, for more information please contact the property.