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TO THE EAST

BRENTFORD & ISLEWORTH

The River Brent at Brentford

Brentford and Isleworth sit on the north bank of the River Thames across from Kew Gardens, and for those who want culture and history slightly off the beaten track, it is well worth a visit. The area is steeped in Tudor and Jacobean history, with Syon House and Boston Manor House both located there surrounded by their own expanse of parkland. There is also the Grand Union Canal, Brentford Lock,

two local museums and a very popular arts centre. Brentford grew up as a market town where the River Brent meets the Thames. A Roman road originally forded the river at Brentford Bridge. Isleworth, a small Anglo-Saxon village, has the Duke of Northumberland River flowing through it and overlooks the teardrop-shaped islet of Isleworth Ait, a sanctuary for plants and wildlife.

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Hounslow Pocket Guide 2015  

Published in partnership with the London Borough of Hounslow. 20,000 copies printed and distributed in July/August 2015.

Hounslow Pocket Guide 2015  

Published in partnership with the London Borough of Hounslow. 20,000 copies printed and distributed in July/August 2015.

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