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Sporting Event, Sat 1 Sep 2018


Join The National Archives and Secret London Runs to find out more about the First World War in Richmond. Join this guided tour to explore the history of Richmond between 1914-1919, discovering the role local institutions and individuals played in the First World War and in the immediate aftermath.

The tours will start at The National Archives and finish at The Old Town Hall, Richmond upon Thames, where tea and biscuits will be served.

The 7km running tour which is at 10.30am and 2.30pm takes about 60 minutes, the walking tour which will start at 2.30pm will take about 90 minutes.

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Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 Sep 2018
Time: 10.30am running tour or 2.30pm running or walking tour





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Map reference: TQ 152728  Lat: 51.44326 Long: -0.34244

Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
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Parking: free


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets