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'''Kew''' is a suburban area in the [[London/South West|south west]] of [[London]].
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'''Kew''' is a suburban area in the [[London/South West|south west]] of [[London]]. Kew is overshadowed by the world famous gardens of the same name that occupy much of the river bend that Kew is situated on.
 
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
Heathrow airport is 10 miles away by road.  
 
Heathrow airport is 10 miles away by road.  
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==See==
 
==See==
 
* Kew Gardens, UNESCO World Heritage site.
 
* Kew Gardens, UNESCO World Heritage site.
*Victorian architecture.
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* Victorian architecture.
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* Kew Bridge, a fine stone bridge linking Brentford with Kew.
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* Kew Green, a large lawn, split in two by Kew Road, with St Mary's Church, Kew Cricket Club and pubs set on or near it.
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* <see name="St Luke's Church" alt="" address="The Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.stlukeskew.org.uk/site/page3.htm" hours="Services on Sundays at 8am and 11am" price="Free"></see>
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* <see name="The Barn Church (St Philip's)" alt="" address="Atwood Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey" directions="" phone="020 8878 5646" email="janlewison@aol.com" fax="" url="" hours="Services held at 9:30am every Sunday" price="Free"></see>
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
 
*Cycle, jog and walk along the river path.
 
*Cycle, jog and walk along the river path.
 
*Tennis, by Kew Bridge
 
*Tennis, by Kew Bridge
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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Immediately by the station is situated Kew Parade, here there are a few chain shops like:
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* <buy name="Tesco Express" alt="" address="2/8 STATION PARADE, KEW GARDENS, RICHMOND, GREATER LONDON, TW9 3PZ." directions="" phone="0845 0269355" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Open 7am-11pm every day" price="">Small Supermarket</buy>
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* <buy name="Martin's" alt="" address="10 Station Parade, Kew, Richmond Upon Thames, TW9 3PZ" directions="" phone="020 8332 7953" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Newsagents</buy>
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* <buy name="Lloyd's Pharmacy" alt="" address=" 19-21, Station Parade, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3PS" directions="" phone="020 8940 5800" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></buy>
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As well as these there are some interesting independent shops:
  
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* <buy name="Olivers Wholefoods Store " alt="" address="5, Station Approach, Kew Gardens, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3QB" directions="" phone="020 8948 3990" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">A health food and alternative therapies shop. </buy>]
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* <buy name="The Shoe Station " alt="" address="12, Station Parade, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3PZ" directions="" phone="020 8940 9905" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></buy>
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
  

Revision as of 14:58, 25 May 2009

Kew is a suburban area in the south west of London. Kew is overshadowed by the world famous gardens of the same name that occupy much of the river bend that Kew is situated on.

Contents

Get in

Heathrow airport is 10 miles away by road.

  • Kew Bridge is served by National Rail trains out of Waterloo station.
  • Kew Gardens (also a tube station) station is served by Overground trains on a line that wanders around London without ever reaching the center, known as the North London Line or Silverlink.

Get around

The 65 bus runs the length of the Kew Road, and the 391 runs up Sandycombe and A316 roads. Yet an active person could walk the length of Kew (from A316 to Kew Bridge) in half an hour.

See

  • Kew Gardens, UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Victorian architecture.
  • Kew Bridge, a fine stone bridge linking Brentford with Kew.
  • Kew Green, a large lawn, split in two by Kew Road, with St Mary's Church, Kew Cricket Club and pubs set on or near it.
  • St Luke's Church, The Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, [1]. Services on Sundays at 8am and 11am. Free.
  • The Barn Church (St Philip's), Atwood Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, 020 8878 5646 (). Services held at 9:30am every Sunday. Free.

Do

  • Cycle, jog and walk along the river path.
  • Tennis, by Kew Bridge

Buy

Immediately by the station is situated Kew Parade, here there are a few chain shops like:

  • Tesco Express, 2/8 STATION PARADE, KEW GARDENS, RICHMOND, GREATER LONDON, TW9 3PZ., 0845 0269355. Open 7am-11pm every day. Small Supermarket
  • Martin's, 10 Station Parade, Kew, Richmond Upon Thames, TW9 3PZ, 020 8332 7953. Newsagents
  • Lloyd's Pharmacy, 19-21, Station Parade, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3PS, 020 8940 5800.

As well as these there are some interesting independent shops:

  • Olivers Wholefoods Store, 5, Station Approach, Kew Gardens, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3QB, 020 8948 3990. A health food and alternative therapies shop. ]
  • The Shoe Station, 12, Station Parade, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3PZ, 020 8940 9905.

Eat

Drink

  • The Railway, Kew Gardens Station Station Parade, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3PZ, 0871 917 0007.

Sleep

  • The Kew Gardens Hotel, 292-294 Sandycombe Road , Kew, London, England, TW9 3NG.

Contact

Get out

The rest of London awaits, the green of Surrey is also an option.



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