Richmond Classic Walking Tour
Highlights: Among the highlights of this historical, cultural and scenic walking tour you will see where knights in armour once jousted, the remains of a royal palace, and attractive urban riverside with the oldest surviving Thames bridge in London.
See the amazing views from Richmond Hill and King Henry’s mound in Richmond Park, and the possibility of roaming wild deer.
We head back by the charming village of Petersham. Stroll by an ancient church, along peaceful green lanes and lush water meadows where cattle contentedly graze. Then return to leafy Richmond along the riverbank.
Dates: Saturday 3 June, Sat 1 July, Sat 5 August & Sat 2 September 2023.
Time: Depart Richmond station 10:30 returning around 13.30.
Duration & Distance: 4 miles (6.4 kilometres). Approximately 3 hours.
Cost & Booking: Ticket price £12. Price includes booking fee. Pre-booking required.
Check-in: check-in 10.25 by the visitor information stand at Richmond Station TW9 2NA for 10.30 departure.
There are frequent trains to Richmond from London Waterloo (only 20 minutes by fast train), London Overground and London Underground District Line. Various bus routes. Paid parking is available next to the station.
Terrain: Paved paths and gravel tracks, some well-trodden paths that may be muddy. Hilly in places. Recommend suitable shoes for walking.
Additional information: the route may vary at times of exceptionally high tides. Tours take place in all but the very worst weather.