Richmond upon Thames
Hampton Court - aerial view

Richmond upon Thames


Welcome to Richmond upon Thames, a jewel in London’s crown which is only 20 minutes from London Waterloo and can be accessed by tube, train, bus, car, bike, boat and foot. Probably London's most attractive borough, it has long been a favourite retreat for Royalty and the rich and famous, including King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I and King George III.

Richmond boasts the longest stretch of the River Thames and it runs for over 10 miles through the borough, linking Hampton Court Palace, Richmond Town Centre and Kew Gardens with London. Richmond rivals anywhere in London with its beautiful Royal Parks and open spaces, historic houses, theatres, museums, galleries, exhibits and town centres bursting with life.

Richmond upon Thames have several hidden gems including Popes Grotto, Garrick Temple, Turners House to name just a few.

We look forward to welcoming you to Richmond upon Thames and do visit our Richmond Station Information Kiosk to find out more about what there is to see you and do in the borough.


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