It may be one of England’s smallest counties, but Middlesex packs a punch when it comes to group-friendly visits.

Only Rutland is smaller than Middlesex, but there is a range of visits to inspire groups into a trip. Whether it’s the home of English rugby or beautiful gardens, you’re sure to fall in love with the area.

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium

Explore Twickenham Stadium with a rugby expert on a private behind-the-scenes tour, then journey through rugby history in the World Rugby Museum. Visitors can see inside the home dressing room, walk through the tunnel and go pitchside in an experience to remember. The on-site museum houses rare displays made up from the 41,000 objects in its care. Group rates are available with flexible tour times.

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium

Explore thousands of items at the World Rugby Museum.

Capel Manor Gardens 

Capel Manor boasts a rich history that dates back to the 13th century; the estate is home to a beautiful Georgian manor house, over 40 colourful gardens, a zoo, café, and Capel Manor College’s Enfield Campus.

The beautiful 30-acre estate provides a colourful and scented oasis surrounding a Georgian manor house and Victorian stables. Highlights include the Walled Garden, historical gardens and the National Gardening Centre which features an array of show and special interest gardens. Groups of 20 or more qualify for a discounted rate.

Marble Hill House

Once home to Henrietta Howard, Countess of Suffolk, groups can admire this Georgian villa’s interiors, complete with the paint scheme that existed during Henrietta’s lifetime in several of the interior spaces. Its collection of early Georgian paintings, including portraits of her circle, has been restored and some furniture recreated – such as an intricate carved peacock motif table and crimson silk wall hangings in her dressing room.

Marble Hill, West London

Source: © English Heritage

Marble Hill House offers groups a special setting to explore the Georgian way of life.

Pre-booked groups can have exclusive access to the estate on Tuesdays. Entry is free, but groups of 11 or more can book additional guided tours at a discounted rate.

Musical Museum

The Musical Museum tells the fascinating story of how people have captured and listened to music throughout the years. See and hear its instruments in action during tours for groups throughout the year. Christmas concerts with the Mighty Wurlitzer are also available as well as a traditional afternoon tea.

Christmas concert at the Musical Museum

Enjoy a range of fun events at the Musical Museum.

Highlights inside a violin that can play itself, a jukebox that plays 78rpm records or a piano that can play a performance recorded by Rachmaninov. Group discounts apply to 15 or more people.

Syon House and Gardens

Syon Park is the London home of the Dukes of Northumberland. The present house was built on the site of a medieval monastery and contains one of Robert Adam’s finest Georgian interiors. The park was landscaped by Capability Brown and the 40 acres of gardens incorporate the spectacular Great Conservatory built during the 1820s. Groups can explore its history on a private guided tour, which can also be tailored to the needs of your members.