1 hour in Richmond

Richmond's beautiful riverside and the tranquil Iconic Vew from the top of Richmond Hill will cater for all tastes - from playful lively children to those who prefer some peace and quiet.

This itinerary is suitable for any time of the day although we have listed it here over lunch time.


Take a walk along Richmond Riverside and follow the signs to Terrace Gardens.

Walk through Terrace Gardens, which are famous for their seasonal bedding, shrubberies, rockery and rose garden, set amongst fine trees and sloping lawns.

Turn to your right at the top of the gardens and see the Iconic View on Richmond Hill, protected by an Act of Parliament since 1902.

Stop for a coffee and a bite to eat at Tide Tables on the Riverside or the Hollyhock Café in the Terrace Gardens.
Richmond Riverside

Richmond Riverside

An ideal place for a leisurely walk
Tide Tabels Cafe

Tide Tables

Located in a converted arch beneath Richmond Bridge, the cafe has a large garden with majestic plane trees and excellent views of the Thames.
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Terrace Gardens

Terrace Gardens, located close to Richmond town centre, was originally formed from three separate eighteenth century estates and was opened as a public park in 1887.

Hollyhock Cafe

A perfect location for a peaceful break.

Details of Tide TablesTide Tables

A wide range of herbal teas, fairtrade gourmet coffee, freshly squeezed organic juices and smoothies. Organic milk used. Wine and beer available - also organic.

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Tide Tables
Tel: 020 8948 8285

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Tide Tables

2 The Arches, Richmond, TW9 1TH

See location of Tide Tables on Google maps.See location on Google maps.     Map reference: TQ 177745
     Lat: 51.45793  Long: -0.30635
Beneath Richmond Bridge.

Public Transport : Richmond station