OSTERLEY PARK Piccadilly Line (Heathrow)
LONDON TUBE RAMBLES WALK
The park (and toilets) are open daily. I particularly like Osterley because you can enjoy in it your own way - some stately homes are so commercialised that the period atmosphere is lost. Don't be afraid to go (carefully!) up the grand steps that lead up to the main entrance of the mansion to have a look at the delicate plasterwork on the ceiling. You will also be rewarded by a beautiful view of the park glimpsed through the columns.
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Osterley is just one walk from the many to be found at London Tube Rambles. There are architectural gems, beautiful country views, historic places and quirky buildings even in the most unpromising areas covered by the outer London Underground stations. Usually the discoveries are within a mile of the Tube - often only five minutes walk away. If you reached this as an individual page via a search engine, you might like to click on the link above to see the other destinations explored. You'll be amazed at what's out there!