Local area guide

Living in Chiswick

Thinking about moving to Chiswick? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Chiswick

Why Chiswick is a good place to live

Chiswick, located in West London, is a charming neighborhood adorned with Victorian-era homes and quaint green spaces. Living in Chiswick offers a perfect balance of city lifestyle and idyllic village ambiance. It's rich with amazing restaurants, pubs, and unique shops dotting the High Road that invite exploration and leisure. The area is also endowed with efficient transport links that provide easy access to Central London. In addition, Chiswick is synonymous with education excellence boasting a range of schools that have received high ratings from Ofsted. Notably, the low crime rates in the region make it an ideal place for anyone considering moving to Chiswick.

What's Chiswick famous for?

Chiswick is famous for being the home to the historic Chiswick House and Gardens, a beautiful mansion embraced by a stunning landscape, inspired by classic Italian architecture. Another gem is Hogarth’s House, once the residence of the renowned artist William Hogarth, now a dedicated museum. For lovers of the iconic British pint, Chiswick houses the historic Griffin Brewery, contributing to the area's rich brewing legacy. The area is also recognized for hosting the exciting finish of the historic Oxford and Cambridge boat race, adding a further touch of excitement and prestige.

Things to do in Chiswick

Whilst in Chiswick, there is never a shortage of things to do. Residents and visitors can unwind and explore the breathtaking Chiswick House and Gardens or immerse themselves in art history at Hogarth’s House. Food enthusiasts will love the weekly Chiswick Farmers and Food Market offering a vast range of artisan foods. The Strand on the Green, a picturesque riverside path perfect for a tranquil stroll, is also a great option. For entertainment seekers, the Chiswick Playhouse offers a variety of live performances while the newly erected Chiswick Cinema celebrates the art of film. In all, Chiswick offers a variety of engaging activities to suit all interests.

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Properties currently for sale in Chiswick

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Transport in Chiswick

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Chiswick.

Local connections

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Kew Gardens
National Rail
0.8 miles / 1.3 km
Kew Gardens
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National Rail
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Kew Pier
Ferry Port
0.9 miles / 1.4 km

Schools in Chiswick

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Chiswick.

Education in Chiswick

Grove Park Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2014)
Chiswick School
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2020)
Cavendish Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Kew Riverside Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Heathfield House School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
St Mary's Catholic Primary School ,Chiswick
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)

Local pubs in Chiswick

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  • Ship

    Mortlake, London, SW14

    The Ship in Mortlake is a gorgeous riverside pub and is as picturesque as the scenery. A quintessentially English pub, you can enjoy the timber floors, an open fire, beer garden and the best of British pub food and drink.

  • Pilot

    London W4

    A hidden haven in Chiswick, come down and enjoy your favourite tipple and pub food classics. Holding an event? why not check out our garden room!

  • Tap on the Line

    Kew, Richmond, TW9

    Visit Tap on the Line Pub and Restaurant in Richmond, home of outstanding beer & cider, great wines, mouth-watering fresh food and exceptional service.