Escape the fast pace of city life and experience the relaxed magic of Richmond upon Thames and its surrounding riverside areas. Take a scenic and historical walk with a knowledgeable and friendly local guide. Pass through rustic and beautiful West London boroughs combining remarkable history, nature, and royal heritage. Richmond is only 8 miles from the heart of London and 20 minutes by fast train.
For a different London experience, enjoy a leisurely and informative walking tour in leafy Richmond upon Thames with our classic Richmond Walking Tour. You can see the iconic view from Richmond Hill, watch wild deer, and step back in history. Nearby Twickenham is full of history too, with some quirky hidden gems to discover on our classic Twickenham Walking Tour.
Or you can Cross the Thames from elegant Kew to explore the gritty industrial heritage of changing Brentford on our Kew, Brentford & Richmond Walking Tour. This interest-packed walk of marked contrasts and variety continues by Syon Park and Old Isleworth to finish at Richmond Riverside. A shorter version of this walk is available, covering Kew and Brentford only, our Kew & Brentford Walking Tour.
Closer to London, you can combine quaint riverside villages and a series of waterside malls with historic houses, a grade-1 listed garden and an abundance of blue plaques on our fascinatingly varied Chiswick and Hammersmith Walking Tour.
All the walking is moderately easy, along well-maintained paths and trails. There is an excellent choice of cafes, pubs and restaurants at the start and finish of each walk. We offer public guided walks around Richmond, Twickenham, Kew & Brentford and Chiswick & Hammersmith from June to December, with private custom tours all year round. All our walks are available as privately guided tours for groups and individuals. We also offer gift vouchers.