Local Info and Transport


GPS Coordinates: 51.454364, -0.319335

To find the apartments:

  • Come out of St Margarets station and turn right.  Cross Amyand Park Road and continue (down Crown Road) along the parade of shops opposite the St Margarets Pub for about 100 yards until you come to Bridle Lane which is a mews entrance between two shops.  It is literally two minutes or less from the station.
  • Once you have settled in to your apartment do take a little stroll to check out the shops in  St Margarets.  You will find that anything you need for your stay can almost certainly be purchased close by.

The My St Margarets  website has  a list of local traders and other services.

Travelling in London

To travel on public transport in London you need an Oyster Travelcard or equivalent. You cannot use money on buses.  You can use money for train tickets but it is very much cheaper, simpler, and quicker to have an Oyster card.  You can buy an Oyster card at the newsagents on St Margarets Road 150 yards past the station.

  • Walking:  From the apartments you can easily stroll into Richmond, down to the River Thames, visit Marble Hill House and Gardens, Orleans House Gallery, catch a foot ferry across the river to Ham House and Gardens. There are also several pubs and restaurants within easy reach.
  • Overground (South West Trains):  St Margarets rail station is two minutes walk from the apartments.  During the day there are trains every 15 minutes (30 minutes evenings and weekends) to/from London Waterloo, stopping at various stations including Richmond, Kew Gardens, and Clapham Junction.
  • Buses:  There are two bus stops outside the station.  The number 37 bus runs every 10 to 15 minutes.  The bus stop opposite the station will get you to Richmond and the one outside Tesco Metro goes to Hounslow.
  • Underground (the Tube): Richmond Station is on the District Line with frequent trains linking you to the whole of London.

The Transport for London website can tell you everything you need to know about travelling in London.

Some of the  local things to do and see:

  • Kew Gardens – world famous botanical gardens.
  • Richmond Theatre and the Orange Tree Theatre  – for lovers of the stage.
  • Marble Hill House – beautiful Palladian villa is set in riverside parkland just a few minutes walk from the apartments.
  • Ham House – a rare survival of 17th-century luxury and taste now cared for by the National Trust.
  • Richmond Park – the largest of the capital’s eight Royal Parks and the biggest enclosed space in London.
  • Hampton Court – Historic Royal Palace that will keep you busy for a whole day.
  • Windsor Castle –  Official residence of Her Majesty The Queen. A short train ride from St Margarets station.

Central  London

  •  A short journey to London offers endless experiences to suit all budgets, tastes, and energy levels.  Click here to start planning your days.

Away from London

  • South West Trains can take you from St Margarets station for day trips (or longer).
  • If you are driving the M3 and M4 are easy to get to taking you to the heart of the south west of England


For enquiries and bookings contact Jenny Adams on 07541 818099
or email thewhitesapartment@hotmail.com