Pope's Grotto, in Radnor House School, will be open on the dates listed in Forthcoming Dates below, from 10 am to 12.30 pm, with last entrance at 12 pm.
Tickets are untimed and you will be able explore the Grotto in your own time. Concessions for students and children are available.
Please note that space in the Grotto is limited and you may be asked to wait at peak times. The school's café, with a terrace overlooking the river with views towards Twickenham and Teddington, will be open for refreshments (cash only). Books and postcards will be on sale.
Some tickets may be available at the door on each day, but you are advised to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
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Pope's Grotto Preservation Trust
Registered charity no. 1162424
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get to the Grotto?
The Grotto is in Radnor House School and is reached by a staircase (unsuitable for disabled or infirm visitors). The school is on Cross Deep near the end of Pope's Grove and close to Radnor Gardens. Please use the entrance to the left of the building.
Buses R68 and 33 from Richmond, Twickenham and Teddington pass the school - the closest bus stop is "Pope's Grotto"!
The school is 15 minutes walk from Twickenham Station and 10 minutes from Strawberry Hill Station.
There is limited free on-street parking in the surrounding area on Saturdays.
Should I bring my printed ticket to the event?
We will have a list of all ticket sales at the door, so please do not print your ticket.
What do I do if my e-ticket doesn't arrive?
First, check your spam or Junk folders. If it's not there, send us an email either through TicketSource or our website.
Can I bring my dog?
We are sorry but we cannot accommodate dogs on Open Days.
In common with other ticket-issuing organisations, we will not normally issue refunds if you are unable to attend. However, in the case of a genuine error or in exceptional circumstances, we will consider refunding your ticket costs after deducting our expenses.