Arcadian Times

The notion of Arcadia in relation to the area of South West London along the Thames was an 18th Century conceit on the Greek meaning of the word Arcadia.
The area between Teddington and Kew in past times was characterised by Royal Palaces, Meadows and woodland set against the Thames, much of which still exists today.
(1. Of or relating to the ancient Greek region of Arcadia or its people, language, or culture. 2. often arcadian Rustic, peaceful, and simple; pastoral: a country life of arcadian contentment).

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To view the area between Teddington and Kew simply follow the River Thames