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Kingston-upon-Thames is situated just 20 minutes from central London and is well-served by rail. Three Royal Parks are nearby, as well as numerous historic houses and gardens. The Royal Botanic Gardens and Kew are both within easy driving distance of Hampton Court Palace, which used to be the home to Henry VIII.
All rooms are single en-suite. Rooms are arranged in flats with six to eight guests sharing a kitchen.
Kingston upon Thames, also known as Kingston is the principal settlement of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in southwest London. It was the ancient market town where Saxon kings were crowned.
Guests have use of a fully fitted kitchen where you can prepare your own meals.
Richmond Park, with its stunning views and wonderful wildlife is within walking distance. Hampton Court and Kew Gardens are also within easy reach.
Guests have use of the laundrette facilities to wash and dry clothes. Onsite car parking and bike stands are also available for guests.
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20th century buildings
Museums (a short drive)
Recommended restaurants (a short drive)
Theatre (a short drive)
Check In: From 3.00pm Check Out: By 11.00am
Please check in at the Reception which is conveniently located at the entrance to Walkden Hall of Residence.
By Car: From the A308 follow the signs to the A308 (Kingston) through Staines. Follow the Kingston one-way system and the signs to Kingston Hill. The halls and the rest of the campus are on right of Kingston Hill.
By Train: Kingston mainline station is served by overland trains from London Waterloo. You can find out more from National Rail Enquiries (https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/) Once at Kingston station, you can catch a local bus or the free University bus service to Kingston Hill.
By Bus: Take the number 85 bus and ask for the Kingston University Kingston Hill stop. The University also has its own bus service (https://www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/location/intersitebusservice/) which runs during term time and is free to University students and staff. You can catch the bus to Kingston Hill (route 1) from the County Hall bus stop (opposite Penrhyn Road).
By Air: From Heathrow: Catch the 111 or 285 bus straight to Kingston upon Thames; or take the Piccadilly line Underground service to Earls Court, where you need to change to the District Line. Alight at Wimbledon and catch a Kingston-bound mainline train.
From Gatwick: Take a train to Clapham Junction and then catch a Kingston-bound train from there.