Hanwell Travel Guide

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Hanwell Things to Do

  • Walk in the shady country lanes

    Hanwell is an oasis of peace and quiet. We didn't meet anyone as we went for a walk from the church to the main street to take photos of the lovely cottages we had passed on our way and then back to the car cutting across the village green with slings and slides for the children. It was a little cooler in the shade of the enormous trees and all we...

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  • St Peter's, Hanwell

    The beautiful St Peter's Church at Hanwell dates back to the twelfth century and is a Grade 1 Listed building. There is a small car park in the shade of the enormous old trees in front of it, but the church was closed so we could only walk around it and see the graveyard with some old graves. The Church has five bells but, according to information...

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Hanwell Nightlife

  • BRUNELS MASTERPIECE

    With great views of the Engineering miracle the Viaduct pub is situated on the busy Uxbridge Rdand also very near Hanwell train station.Also has a function room that can be hired for parties and wedding receptions.

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  • GREAT PUB FOR FOOD

    Once again a pub very close to the Canal with a nice beer garden . Kids also welcome .

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  • By the Grand Union Canal

    A real traditional Englsih pub in the heart of Hanwell right on the Grand Union Canal .Great for a stopping off point .Tasty Sunday roast lunches too!!

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Hanwell Transportation

  • road links

    Hanwell is situated between Ealing to the east and Southall to the west. Not far from Heathrow airport (as residents hearing low flying aircraft will confirm!) .The major route 'Uxbridge Rd' runs right through the centre of the town.

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  • hanwell by train

    Hanwell train station is a 10 minute walk from the broadway. Trains run every 20 mins to Paddington in the heart of London or going Westwards to Southall , Hayes and Reading where you can change for trains to the South West of England. Its a quaint old Victorian building wiht only 4 platforms.

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Hanwell Local Customs

  • Stone to stone

    Drystone walls, that is walls constructed without the use of mortar, are typical of the Cotswolds and not only - I have seen them as far as Cornwall too. But, as I took the picture at Hanwell, let me put them under this village. They are the long-lasting evidence of great craftsmanship, which the present wall builders would probably be unable to...

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  • Hopefully not a custom

    I hope that what we saw in the graveyard of St Peter's is not a custom but the English are practical people so you never know. There was a country path starting from the graveyard and its beginning was marked with an ancient tombstone, standing but turned sideways, which you had to step over to get onto the path. If you had a closer look, there...

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Hanwell Off The Beaten Path

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    by GrantBoone Updated Jun 21, 2007

    windmill lane.

    The painting depicts a windmill that once stood close to the engineering masterpiece that is the three bridges. Rail , water and road meet here.

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