Twickenham Stadium

Twickenham Stadium, is the home of England rugby. Seating an impressive 82,000 spectators, Twickenham is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world.

It's hard to believe that this historic venue began life as a humble cabbage patch, but that's exactly what it was before the RFU purchased the land for just over £5,500 in 1907. The first game was played in 1909 - a battle between local sides Harlequins and Richmond - and here we are, over 100 years later, still going strong.

These days, Twickenham offers much more than just top flight sport and has become a destination for fans around the world to experience the excitement of a match day, sample the history of a stadium tour, visit the superb World Rugby Museum, take a trip to the Rugby Store or watch some of the biggest names in music perform.

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How to get there from Hotel Xanadu:
Walk to Ealing Broadway underground and take the District Line and stop at Acton town station. Then change to the Piccadilly line going in the direction of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Get off at Hounslow East station and walk to Hounslow bus stop A. Take the bus 281 going towards Tolworth. Get off the bus at the stop Rugby Road Whitton Road (Stop C) which is just outside of Twickenham Stadium. This journey would take aprox 50 mins. If you prefer a taxi ride, it would take around 20mins

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