Putney is only four miles to the gorgeous riverside suburb of Richmond, making The Lodge Hotel the ideal choice for those needing a Richmond hotel or visiting Twickenham stadium for rugby. Putney to Twickenham only takes 9 minutes on the train.
Richmond a significant commercial and retail centre, however probably best known for Richmond Park, where heards of royal deer roam. The park is largest of London’s royal parks and is a national nature reserve, and popular with walkers and bikers . The Quadrant main street and nearby roads feature eclectic shops, casual and upscale dining and performances at Richmond Theatre. A specific Act of Parliament protects the scenic view of the river thames from Richmond. Richmond riverside has an extensive frontage containing many bars and restaurants, and owes much of its Georgian style to architect Quinlan Terry.
Tranquil Kew Gardens is a major attraction for botanical enthusiasts and families with its huge Arboretum, 17th-century Kew Palace and panoramic views from its Treetop Walkway. South west London is a heaven for horticulturalists, with RHS Hampton Court Palace, RHS Chelsea and the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew all within easy reach of one another, with The Lodge as a perfect base to explore all.
Twickenham, home of English rugby, seating an impressive 82,000 spectators is the largest dedicated rugby stadium in the world, and just down the road from Putney. Harlequins rugby club sits across the road from Twickenham stadium. Less than 6 miles, and around 20 mins by car or bus, or only 9 minutes by direct overland train make The Lodge the ideal base for those wanting to experience both the cosmopolitan delights and grandeur of London whilst taking in an international rugby match. Stadium tours of Twickenham in partnership with the World Rugby Museum are also available.
‘’Went to Twickenham to see the Autumn Internationals. The Lodge Hotel, Putney was a true delight. Everything was easy. Incredible service, and friendly staff. boutique rooms and stunning bar. Even getting to the stadium was easy. Will stay again.”
‘’Chose Putney as wanted something more London based for our weekend of Rugby and fun. Must say the Lodge excelled itself. Thank you for a great weekend.’’