Welcome To VisitRichmond

Welcome to Richmond upon Thames, London's most attractive borough, which for hundreds of years has been a favourite retreat of Royalty, the rich and the famous. Richmond lies 15 miles southwest of central London yet a fast train from London Waterloo will bring you here in 15 minutes.

When you arrive you will be in a different world. The River Thames runs through the heart of the borough for 21 miles linking Hampton Court Palace, Richmond town centre and Kew Gardens with central London. With beautiful Royal parks and historic houses, theatres, museums and galleries rich with exhibits, and town centres bursting with shops and restaurants, Richmond upon Thames rivals anywhere in London.

World War One events

WW1 events in Richmond upon Thames

Commemorative events in Richmond Borough


Fairs and Festivals in 2014

Fairs and festivals in Richmond in 2014

Meet VisitRichmond on some of these dates


VisitRichmond Guide 2014

VisitRichmond Guide 2014

Click above to browse the new brochure


Richmond Riverside Festival

Richmond Riverside Festival

Riverside events in August & September


Children's Events

Summer holiday activities for children

Things to do in the summer holidays


Live It Up! Summer 2014

Summer activities for Children and Families


eNewsletter and Social Media

enewsletter and social media

VisitRichmond Facebook / Twitter pages


Live Music

Live Music

Gigs and concerts across Richmond Borough


Open House London 2014

Open House London 2014

Showcase of Architecture & Urban Design


Know Your Place

Know your place

Celebrating Richmond's heritage


Video Gallery

Video gallery
See Richmond before you visit!

Souvenir shop

Order gifts and souvenirs online 
Current Free Events

Fri 8 Aug 2014 - Wed 22 Apr 2015

Richmond Upon Thames 020 8332 1141


Thu 28 Aug 2014

Richmond Upon Thames 020 8847 0946


Tue 19 - Sun 31 Aug 2014

East Molesey 020 8941 5865


Thu 3 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014

Twickenham 020 8831 6000


Sat 2 Aug - Sun 16 Nov 2014

Twickenham 020 8831 6000


Thu 28 Aug 2014

Teddington 020 8977 6333


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