London Parks & Gardens Trust Study Day: Capability Brown and River Landscapes at Richmond: London and Braunschweig (Brunswick)

02 October 2016
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Morning lectures on Brown landscapes at Syon Park and Richmond Gardens (now part of Kew Gardens), and related park of Schloss Richmond, Braunschweig, Germany.

Lecturers: Chris Sumner, Susan Darling, Axel Griesinger and Jason Debney.

Afternoon guided walk in Syon Park with head gardener Topher Martyn.

Included in ticket: free visit to corresponding landscape at Kew with Chris Sumner on future date (information will be be sent on booking).

Additional travel information

From Waterloo to Kew Bridge then bus as below, or Overground to Gunnersbury then bus as below. Syon House is a walk of about 1 mile from Brentford or Syon Lane Stations

By Underground: District Line to Gunnersbury, 237 or 267 bus to Brentlea Gate bus stop. Pedestrian entrance 50 yards.  Central Line to Ealing Broadway, E2 bus to Brentford Holiday Inn.  Pedestrian entrance 150 yards.  Piccadilly Line to Boston Manor, E8 bus to Brentford Holiday Inn.  Pedestrian entrance 150 yards.

By Car: Enter from Park Road for car park and main house gates.

On Foot: Enter at Brentlea Gate, from London Road, for main house gates.

For tickets please apply to the London Parks and Gardens Trust, c/o The Store Yard, St James’s Park, London SW1A 2BJ (telephone 0207 839 3969) (with stamped addressed envelope), or online at


Schloss Richmond, Braunschweig, Germany.  Photo Katy Myers

Further Details

  • Event type:  Conference
  • Cost:  £40.00 includes lunch and refreshments. Pre-booked for London Parks & Gardens Trust members and others interested in the subject
  • Location:  Syon House, Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8JF
  • Opening times: 

    10.00 am – 4.30 pm

  • Accessibility Details:  There will be a shorter walk at Syon for those with limited mobility
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