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Chiswick House and Gardens... - FINDING KATE
When I was younger, I said I was never ever going to live in London. You couldn’t get me in that big scary city – no way, no thank you. Swap beautiful rolling green country side and animals for smog and miserable business people? Absolutely not. Of course, 5 year old me would be wholly disappointed in 27 year old me, but then 5 year old me wouldn’t know of the wonder of some of London’s absolute hidden gems. I’ve told you all about Bishops Park before, but today we’re exploring Chiswick House & Gardens… An arbitrary Google about the history of Chiswick (pronounced Chissick much to my embarrassment when I was informed the ‘w’ is silent…) House and Gardens will tell you: “The House is an internationally renowned neo-palladian masterpiece, and the gardens widely considered to be the first expression of the British Landscape Garden Movement” But a wonder…