Competition: Camellia Festival at Chiswick House

Win a pair of tickets to Chiswick House’s annual floral jamboree, plus lunch for two.

Looking for a burst of winter colour? The annual Camellia Festival in March is a celebration of Chiswick House’s rare camellia collection, housed in a beautiful 19th-century conservatory (pictured above). Many of the blooms are descended from the original 1828 planting, which was commissioned by the 6th Duke of Devonshire.

We’re giving away a pair of tickets, plus lunch for two at the award-winning Chiswick House Café. For the chance to win, answer this question: who designed Chiswick House?

Please send your answer to by Friday 7 February at 5.30pm.

The Camellia Festival runs from 1 to 30 March, and is run by the Chiswick House and Gardens Trust. We're also offering a ticket discount for National Art Pass holders.

Download and read the competition terms and conditions.

Venue details

Chiswick House Burlington Lane, Chiswick London W4 2RP 020 3141 3353

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.10)

Sun – Wed and bank holidays
From April-October: 10am – 6pm
From Oct to Nov: 10am – 5pm

Every day (all year) 7am – Dusk
Every day (all year) 10am – 4pm
Every day (except Christmas Day) 8.30am – until approx. one hour prior to Gardens gate closing time.

Access restrictions and requirements

There is a narrow spiral staircase to reach the first floor of the House. The house staff can provide alternative access via the external portico steps. There is no disabled access to the first floor of Chiswick House. The Conservatory is fully accessible to wheelchairs and also contains some seating in the central rotunda. The café’s floor is flat and step-free. The doors are automatic. Public toilet facilities including a fully accessible bathroom are situated beside the Café.

Please visit the website for further details on the access requirements.

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