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View of  Richmond Hill

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This protected view of the River Thames from the Terrace on Richmond Hill has been made famous by poets and artists such as JW Turner and William Wordsworth. The view from the Terrace sweeps down onto the Terrace Gardens and Field towards the River Thames overlooking the Twickenham side of the borough and Orleans House Gallery.

Historic Site - The view of the Thames from the top of Richmond Hill, protected by an Act of Parliament since 1902, has been a source of inspiration for artists and poets throughout the years.


It is a popular view favoured by Film and TV productions

The Hours (2002)

Starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore The Hours tells the story of how the novel ‘Mrs Dalloway’ written by Virginia Woolf, affects three generations of women. Directed by Stephen Daldry. Scenes were filmed on The Terrace on Richmond Hill. 


Ed Sheeran, Celestial (2022)

The phenomenal music video by Ed Sheeran starring various Pokemon characters features Richmond Hill and surrounding streets. He is captured on top of the hill taking in the glorious views accompanied by a Pokemon.

Guide Prices

This scenic view is free for everyone!

Map & Directions

Richmond Hill

Type:Film/TV Location

Richmond Hill, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6RW

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Richmond Hill is open to everyone - any time!

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