Richmond & Twickenham RiversideWalk
Highlights: Meander along the most picturesque stretches of the Thames in London on a leisurely guided riverside walk from Richmond to Twickenham, crossing the Thames by foot ferry at the great Jacobean mansion Ham House. The tour covers royalty, rock stars and wildlife.
See the remains of a former royal palace, the home of a king’s mistress, magnificent riverside views, the refuge of French royal exiles, meet the saucy ‘Naked Ladies’ and see quirky Eel Pie Island, the home of rhythm & blues.
We finish at Twickenham’s classic Thames waterfront and the pubs, cafes, restaurants and independent shops of picturesque Church Street.
Dates: Sunday 15 September 2019.
Meeting point: By the visitor information stand, Richmond Rail Station, The Quadrant, Richmond TW9 2NA
(frequent trains from Twickenham, London Waterloo, London Overground and London Underground District Line. Various bus routes. Paid parking nearby).
Distance: 4 miles (6.4 kilometres) along flat terrain.