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About

Twenty years ago, our family The Spencer’s took over Hammertons and pulled together to make it the much loved Ferry service it is today. Hammerton's Ferry is a pedestrian and cycle ferry service across the River Thames in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

The ferry links the river's northern bank near Marble Hill House in Twickenham with its southern bank near Ham House in Ham. It is one of only four remaining ferry routes in London not to be replaced by a bridge or tunnel.

We as a family love and feel privileged to be part of the river community with our ‘Peace of Mind’ ferrying wonderful people across this beautiful stretch of the River Thames 7 days a week from March- October 10-6pm ( daylight pending). We are proud that as a family we are all licensed to drive the ferry.

The local community and collection of small businesses in the area make working here even more enjoyable.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Boat hire - per hr£8.00 per adult
Boat hire - per hr£4.00 per child
Ferry£2.00 per adult
Ferry£1.00 per child

£20 deposit when hiring a boat. For more information on price, please visit the website.

Facilities

Children

  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Routes

  • Description of route - Between the northern bank of the Thames near Marble Hill House in Twickenham and the southern bank near Ham House in Ham.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Parking: A car park is avaible on the river front on Ham side and also on Orleans Road. Free on weekends and Bank holidays.

 

Public Transport Directions

Bus: The nearest bus stop is on the Richmond Road, just outside Marble Hill Park. Only a short walk down Orleans Road which is can be located alongside the Crown pub.  

 

Trains: Nearest train station is St. Margarets, located on St. Margarets Road. It is a 15-20 minute walk down Crown Road then onto Orleans Road leading all the way down to the river front.  

 

Tube: Nearest tube station is Richmond, only a mile's walk from the town beside the River Thames. The nearest railway station is Richmond, which is 1 mile away.

Hammertons Ferry

Type:Boat Trips

Orleans Road, Twickenham, London, TW1 3BL

Tel: 020 8892 9620

Opening Times

Season (1 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Season (1 Jan 2025 - 28 Feb 2025)
DayTimes
Saturday - Sunday10:00

* Please note there is no ferry service during November.

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