The delightful Kew Village has a host of lovely shops including a grocery store, butchers, bank, bakery, and many more, The local restaurants include the famous Glass House (early reservation is a must), cafes for great lunches and the underground station all within walking distance from the apartments.
You can also take boat rides along the river Thames to Hampton Court Palace which dates back to Henry the 8th. A longer boat ride in the opposite direction will take you all the way to Westminster.
Further afield, Kew is ideally located for exploring places like Windsor and Warwick Castles, Stonehenge and Stratford-Upon-Avon or even day trips to Paris!
Kew is served by the London Underground trains (TFL) and Kew Gardens station is on the district line which takes you straight into the city centre. There is also and overground train (Sliver Link City Line) which takes you round the City perimeter via North London. Central London is only a 20 minute train ride and Heathrow International Airport only a 20 minute drive away.
Nearby Richmond has an abundance of shops, restaurants, cafes, and lots more including Richmond Theatre, swimming pool, golf courses, horse riding in Richmond park and lovely walks along the river Thames.
Things to Do in West London:
For more information go to Visit Richmond
Place to Eat:
For more places to eat go to London Restaurant Guide