Station Approach, Brentford, London, TW8 8DT
A Walk From The Station:
- St Paul’s Recreation Ground: 9mins
- Brentford Lock Canalside: 10mins
- The Last Stop: 10mins
- Boston Manor House & Park: 11mins
- St Paul’s Recreation Ground: 11mins
- Watermans Arts Centre: 13mins
- Dahlia Bridge & Lot’s Ait Boatyard: 14mins
- The Musical Museum: 18mins
- London Museum of Water & Steam: 19mins
- Blondin Park: 19mins
- Brentford F.C: 25mins
- London Irish Rugby Club: 25mins
- For a suggested 3-mile walk, see route map here
- Boston Manor – Just a short walk from Brentford Station, the park has much to offer including a children’s play area, tennis courts, basketball court; Boston House and shop. Opening hours are dependent on the time of year (8am – dusk) and Boston House itself is open between April and October 12-5pm.
- River Brent – is a tributary of the River Thames approximately 17 miles long. Rising in the borough of Barnet, it cuts through Boston Manor Park and Brentford Lock before joining the Thames.
- Blondin Park – is a lovely nature reserve between Northfields and Boston Manor. Although situated in the London Borough of Ealing, it sits very close to the Hounslow borough border. The 8.5-hectare public park has an allotments area, sports pitches and green open space. It is home to events such as the Brentford Festival and is open 24 hours year round.
- St Paul’s Park – was donated to the public and opened in 1887 in celebration of Queen Victoria’s Jubilee. It has recently been refurbished with new play equipment and is open from 8am – dusk.
Local Activities & Community Groups
- Boston Manor House & Park – a rare glimpse of the past in modern Brentford in this Jacobean (early 17th Century) manor house surrounded by 34 acres of riverside parkland. The park also includes children’s play area, tennis courts and a basketball court.
- Brentford Lock Canalside – canal boat lock across the river Brent, plus a nearby museum in a former canal toll house built in 1911.
- Hen Corner – a Victorian terrace house transformed into an urban smallholding offering hands-on training in jam making, bee keeping, bread making and chicken rearing, via discovery afternoons and a schools’ programme.
- The Last Stop – former home of the vintage RedRoutemaster bus garage, a transport themed cultural pop up space and restaurant in an old bus yard.