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 Hollyhock CafeHollyhock Cafe

Hollyhock Cafe uses faitrade product and organic milk. Available for private functions.

View key to symbolskeyOn-site catering On-site light refreshments Children welcomeDogs accepted


Hollyhock Cafe
Tel: 020 8948 6555
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Hollyhock Cafe

Terrace Gardens, Petersham Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6UX

See location of Hollyhock Cafe on Google maps.See location on Google maps.     Map reference: TQ 181740
     Lat: 51.45317  Long: -0.30070
Located in the Terrace Gardens, which can be accessed from Richmond Riverside by walking through an arch underneath Petersham Road a short walk away from Richmond Bridge, or from the summit of Richmond Hill. Access by foot or bicycle.

Public Transport : Richmond station