Cycling

Cycling trail

Cycle the estate at Osterley Park and House

Cycling trail

Enjoy a fun walk, or cycle, around the perimeter of Osterley Park. This new (2017) multi-use trail is ideal for all-weather use and takes you through woods and open land, with hard surface all the way round. Perfect for walkers, pushchairs: wheelchair users and cyclists.

Visitors in parkland at Osterley Park, London

Map

Map of the Osterley Park cycling route

Start:

Car park / Cycle skills area

1

Starting from the far right corner of the main car park, follow this path as it winds round a huge old oak tree and down towards the area known as Nine Acre.

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The start of the Osterley cycle trail

2

The trail will then bear right and will bring you to a fork, to stay on the green trail keep to the right at the fork and keep going straight across Nine Acre.

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Fork at the start of the Nine Acre

3

At the end of the Nine Acre you will come to a chicane so be sure to slow down here. Once through the chicane turn left to continue on the green trail along Osterley Lane. This is a bridleway so watch out for horses riding on the same trail.

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Nine Acre chicane

4

As the trail continues along Osterley Lane it passes Middle Lake with a great view back to the house on your left hand side. A bit further along the trail you will come to a fork at which point you should keep right to stay on Osterley Lane.

Jubilee Lodge on Osterley Lane

5

At this point the trail comes changes surface from gravel to concrete. Take the dropped curb on the right on side here and then go left towards the pedestrian gate as shown in the next photo. Once through this gate continue straight down the hill past the farmland, keep an eye out for the Charolais cattle on your left.

Gate through to Elm Drive

6

At the end of this hill you will come to a fork at the Gardener’s Cottage at which point you should keep right and continue towards the house and stables courtyard.

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Fork into the centre of the park

7

You will now approach the house and the stables courtyard, the perfect place for a quick pit stop in the café if in need of a break. Entrance to the house can be gained via the garden kiosk. To stay on the trail continue to follow the causeway around to the left hand side.

Osterley House

8

The causeway continues around the side of Garden Lake, home to a huge array of birds and some huge Carp. This then takes you back up to the car park where the trail started and the entrance to the skills area.

Causeway around Garden Lake

End:

Car park

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Cycle the estate at Osterley Park and House

Contact us

Telephone: 020 8232 5050

Email: osterley@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/osterley

Cycle the estate at Osterley Park and House

How to get here

Address
Jersey Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 4RB (sat nav TW7 4RD)
By train

Isleworth 1½ miles (2.4km). Trains run by SWT, visit their website for train times 

View a timetable

By road

On A4 between Hammersmith and Hounslow.

Follow brown tourist signs on A4 between Gillette Corner and Osterley underground station; from west M4, exit 3 then follow A312/A4 towards central London.

Main gates at junction with Thornbury and Jersey Roads

Parking: 400 yards up the main driveway

​SatNav: enter Jersey Road and TW7 4RD

By bus

H28 Hayes to Hounslow to Osterley,

H91 Hounslow to Hammersmith

Bus stops both within 1 mile

By underground

Osterley (Piccadilly Line) 1 mile For travel times and information please see the TFL website

Cycle the estate at Osterley Park and House

Facilities and access

  • Toilets