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Discovery Richmond blogs about places of interest, useful information for visitors and updates on our range of guided sightseeing tours around Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston and Hampton Court.

 
  • Discovery Richmond 2017 Tours

    Discovery Richmond 2017 Tours

    Take a tour around leafy and historic Richmond upon Thames with a friendly and expert local guide from Discovery Richmond. Our tours programme for 2017 is available from June-October, covering walking and cycling tours plus boat trips around Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston upon Thames and Hampton Court Palace. Private guided tours […]

     
     
  • 2016 Guided Tours Programme

    2016 Guided Tours Programme

    Discovery Richmond has launched a new public tours programme for 2016.  Available from June-October, the tours cover Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston upon Thames and Hampton Court Palace. You can take a guided walk, cycle tour or guided boat trip along the Thames, led by a friendly & expert local guide. Please check […]

     
     
  • Agincourt 600 Years

    Agincourt 600 Years

    This month marks the 600th anniversary of Agincourt, a pivotal battle in the Hundred Years War in which King Henry V’s outnumbered and bedraggled English army defeated a far larger French force. Henry’s outstanding victory at Agincourt in Picardy, on 25 October 1415, led him to pursue his claim to […]

     
     
  • Rugby World Cup Tours of Twickenham & Richmond

    Rugby World Cup Tours of Twickenham & Richmond

    Fans coming to Twickenham for the Rugby World Cup may also wish to explore the local Twickenham and Richmond area.  Attractions include the beautiful Thames riverside, royal deer parks and historical buildings, including the spectacular Hampton Court Palace, Strawberry Hill House and Ham House. We can put together a custom […]

     
     
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    Totally Thames Tours

    Discovery Richmond is pleased to be taking part in the biggest season of river-focused events in the world during September 2015.  Four river-themed guided  tours have been designed to celebrate London’s river along its most picturesque stretches. Created in collaboration with Totally Thames, each sightseeing tour begins in historic Richmond […]

     
     
  • 2015 Guided Tours Programme

    2015 Guided Tours Programme

    We have just launched our 2015 public tours programme which will be available from April-October, covering Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston upon Thames and Hampton Court Palace.You can take a guided walk, cycle tour or guided boat trip along the Thames, led by a friendly & expert local guide. Please check our […]

     
     
  • Winter Holiday Walks For Richmond & Twickenham

    Winter Holiday Walks For Richmond & Twickenham

    Local tour guides from Discovery Richmond will be leading walks of London’s charming Richmond and Twickenham area over the Christmas holiday period. Most people take an extended break over Christmas and New Year and it’s fun to walk off the festive weight gain and learn something new with a guided […]

     
     
  • 2 beautiful photo books for Christmas

    2 beautiful photo books for Christmas

    Fans of Twickenham and Bushy Park should look no further than 2 beautifully conceived books of photographs, both of which remind us just how wonderful this area is. Both will make perfect presents this Christmas. Wild about Twickenham by local photographer Andrew Wilson records life and places in this town on […]

     
     
  • Celebrating the Thames in September

    Celebrating the Thames in September

    Discovery Richmond has launched a programme of river-inspired sightseeing tours to celebrate Totally Thames 2014, the biggest season of river focused events in the world. Tours on foot, by bike and riverboat will take place throughout September along the most picturesque stretches of the Thames in the capital including Richmond, […]

     
     
  • Richmond Remembers World War One

    Richmond Remembers World War One

    Britain entered the First World War 100 years ago today.  To mark the lives of local people who served in the war and were affected by it, a wide variety of events and activities will take place across local communities during the next four years. At Orleans House Gallery, young […]