Ham & Petersham
Ham & Petersham is a delightful historic area. Just nine miles from central London, cattle graze on Petersham meadows alongside the River Thames which is the centrepiece of the world-famous view from Richmond Hill.
Internationally prized garden centre, Petersham Nurseries is a tranquil oasis and seedbed of inspiration.
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Ham & Petersham Preserved
With its historic past, Ham & Petersham's serene and natural beauty is under the Richmond, Petersham and Ham Open Spaces Act, declared in 1902 this was enacted to protect the view from Richmond Hill.
Ham and Petersham Commons and certain meadows were vested in the Richmond Corporation for purposes of public enjoyment. The river-side, from Petersham to Kingston, was put under the Richmond Corporation and the Surrey County Council, in two sections, for enjoyment by the public for ever.
An everlasting wonder be sure to view this yourself and find out what other joys Ham & Petersham has to offer.