Take a river-linked sightseeing tour combining short guided walks with a river cruise along the greenest and most picturesque stretches of the Thames in London. Start with a stroll around the sites of Richmond, then take the boat to magnificent Hampton Court Palace or the historic Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.
Richmond & Boat to Hampton Court Palace & Gardens
Dates: Wednesday 2 August 2017
Time: 09.30-16.00 Depart: Richmond rail station TW9 2NA Prices: Adults £25, Senior/student ID £23, Under 16 £20 (includes guide and boat to Hampton Court. Excludes entrance fee to the Palace). Pre-booking required.
Explore one of London’s most attractive boroughs with a short guided walk of Richmond and see the royal palace remains and famous riverside.
Then follow the route of monarchs and courtiers with a leisurely guided boat trip along the River Thames to spectacular Hampton Court Palace, passing through Teddington Lock and the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.
You can take an optional self-guided tour of the Palace with its Great Hall, Chapel Royal, State Apartments and King Henry VIII’s kitchens. Then enjoy the gardens and maybe get lost in the maze, or watch some Real Tennis! Return to London Waterloo from Hampton Court station or take a riverboat or bus back to Kingston or Richmond.
Richmond & Boat to the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Dates: Friday 4 August 2017
Time: 13.00-16.30 Depart: Richmond rail station TW9 2NA Prices: Adults £20, Senior/student ID £18, Child U16 £16 (includes guide and boat to Kingston). Pre-booking required.
Discover two of London’s most attractive boroughs with leisurely guided walks around Richmond & Kingston, linked by a boat trip along the Thames passing through Teddington Lock.
See the remain’s of Richmond’s old royal palace and where medieval knights in armour jousted. Then stroll along the beautiful riverside for a relaxed river cruise to the ancient market town of Kingston where seven Saxon kings were reputedly crowned. A guided walk will show you the highlights – and then there’s the historic market, shops, riverside pubs and restaurants.
Stay on for dinner or a drink by the riverside and return to London Waterloo from Kingston station or Richmond by boat.