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Top things to see and do in Richmond
We welcome you to Richmond, where every moment tells a story.
Richmond, we think is the most beautiful borough in the whole of London. Leafy wisteria covered residences, cobbled streets selling antiques, serene open parks and views over the River Thames characterises Richmond’s beautiful setting.
We recommend taking a leisurely stroll along the historic riverside, taking in the sites of Richmond park and Richmond green. You’ll be surrounded by cultural gems like Ham House, Museum of Richmond and Richmond Theatre.
We can’t wait for you to see our community.
Stay in Richmond
Our sister pub just down the road from us, The Orange Tree.
Escape the ordinary in one of their beautiful 13 bedroom which stands proudly in the heart of Richmond. All of their rooms have crisp cotton linen and big fluffy towels, helping you relax after a big day exploring Richmond.
Explore Richmond Park
Richmond Park is right in the midst of Greater London but covering 2500 acres of land, you feel instantly transported to the middle of the countryside. The largest of London’s 8 royal parks, it has a long history linked to the royal family since the 13th Century. There are over 600 red and fallow deer roaming around the park freely making each visit so exciting when you spot them in their natural habitat.
Located in London, is a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its botanical collections and historic glasshouses. It showcases diverse plant species and promotes conservation and research.
A 17th-century mansion known for its well-preserved Stuart architecture and luxurious interiors. A National Trust property, it offers visitors a captivating glimpse into history.
Located in Richmond, is a horticultural beauty. With its enchanting garden centre and renowned restaurant, it offers a unique and immersive experience.
4 Interesting Facts about Richmond
- Richmond Park is the largest royal park in London and is home to over 600 red and fallow deer.
- The town was first recorded in the 10th Century and was called Shene.
- Queen Elizabeth I enjoyed spending most of her time at Richmond Palace.
- Richmond Bridge was built in 1777 and is the oldest surviving bridge on the River Thames.
Richmond Riverside is a popular location with a lively atmosphere, cafes and eateries. Being able to kayak, take boat trips and hiring paddle-boards on the River Thames, also hosting markets, live music and events.
Thames Path Trail
Runs through the Richmond Borough for 21 miles with attractions on route including Hampton Court Palace, Ham House, Marble Hill, Old Deer Park, Royal Botanic Gardens and Wetland Centre.
Viewpoint at the top of Richmond Hill
This viewpoint is famously one of the best views in London. At the summit of Terrace Gardens is a beautiful promenade which you can stroll along and enjoy the extraordinary panoramic views of Richmond, the River Thames and beyond.
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