From Greatness to Gravel
27 October – 11 December 2021
Orleans House Gallery
Join us on our brand new tour, From Greatness to Gravel, as part of our Autumn Tours at Orleans House Gallery!
Uncover the fascinating and insightful stories of the last century of Orleans House, which started with the height of its time in the mid 19th century, through the slow demise of the majestic estate to its eventual demolition barely 70 years later.
You’ll hear about the grandeur of the French royal family and the balls and fetes held here, the incredible venture of the house turned into a Victorian sports club and the changing landscape of Twickenham and Richmond at the turn of the 20th century.
Don’t miss your chance to delve into the captivating tale of this important historic house lost to time!
This tour is best enjoyed after completing our History Tour, although all are welcome whether it’s your first visit or your fiftieth! You can learn more about our History Tour here: Learn More