For shopping heaven take yourself by bus or train to nearby Kingston upon Thames or Richmond, between them offering department stores including John Lewis, Marks and Spencers and Bentalls. Teddington Riverside and High Street, on the doorstep, offers an eclectic mix of fine dining restaurants and quality gastro pubs.
When the West End beckons you can relax in the knowledge that you re just a 30 minute journey away from London Waterloo from nearby Teddington station, putting not just access to central London at your feet but the wider world too, with easy connections to St Pancras for Eurostar.
Road links to the capital are also excellent. The A316/M3 is accessible at Twickenham, providing access to West London or the A3 beyond Hampton Court or Kingston taking you to South London. Heathrow Airport is approximately a 25-minute drive away.