image for Sporting Event item typeThe Great River Race 2019 at Richmond Riverside

Richmond Riverside

Richmond Riverside

Sporting Event, Sat 14 Sep 2019, free entry


next to Richmond Bridge,


The Great River Race is London’s 21.6-mile River Marathon from Docklands to Ham, Richmond to find the UK Traditional Boat Champions. Some 330 boats carrying 2,500 competitors from all over the UK and around the world are expected to take part.

At Richmond Riverside you will see a flotilla of traditional rowing boats as they make their way toward the Finish at Ham Riverside. There will be activities to include a jazz trio and face painting!

Further activities will be at Ham Riverside.

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Event details

Dates Times
Sat 14 Sep 2019 13:00 to 18:00


Free entry



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Map reference: TQ 177746  Lat: 51.45823 Long: -0.30710

Richmond Riverside is about 15 minute walk away from Richmond Station. Turn left after leaving the station, walk down the Quadrant and George Street, pass the Old Ship pub and turn right into Water Lane, which will take you down to the river. Richmond Bridge, Terrace Gardens and Petersham Meadows are all to the left from here (Kingston direction), while walking right will take you towards Kew Gardens and Central London.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Richmond station


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