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Richmond

Please note that all walks are £5 per ticket and last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.  There is no need to pre-book, just pay the Guide on the day.

For any enquiries, please call us on 020 8940 6888

Historic Richmond (regular walk)

Overview: An introduction to the town’s rich history, from the ancient Green, with its fine examples of 18th century houses and remains of a Royal Palace, to the elegant riverside and its historic Georgian Bridge

Dates & Times:  The following Wednesdays at 2.00pm: 7 June, 5 July, 9 August, 6 September, 4 October and the following Sundays at 2.00pm: 25 June, 30 July, 20 August, 24 September and 29 October

Meeting point: Richmond Station by the Visitor Information Stand on the upper concourse, Richmond, TW9 2NA

Richmond Hill (regular walk)

Overview: Gently meander up Richmond Hill past an ancient burial ground, historic churches and alms-houses, then enjoy the famous view of the River Thames and the beautiful Terrace Gardens

Dates & Times: The following Saturdays at 11.00am: 17 June 15 July, 19 August, 23 September, and 14 October

Meeting point: Richmond Station by the Visitor Information Stand on the upper concourse, Richmond, TW9 2NA

River Walk (one off walk)

Overview:  A riparian saunter along the towpath from Richmond Lock to Ham House featuring Richard II’s romantic retreat, echoes of Tutenkhamun, traces of Dickens and many other historical features on, over and under the Thames.

Dates & Time: Saturday 10 June at 11.00 am

Meeting point: Richmond Lock, Richmond Riverside, Richmond TW1 1QX

Richmond Almshouses (one off walk)

Overview:  This walk gives an insight into how the poor were cared for in the 17th and 18th centuries, and the rules and conditions imposed on them.

Dates & Time: Saturday  9 September: 11.00am

Meeting point: St. Mary Magdalene Parish Church, Paradise Road, Richmond, TW9 1SN

Literary Walk (one off walk)

Overview:  Author, Author! This cultural stroll through the streets of Richmond highlights the lives and works of George Eliot, Virginia Woolf and other famous writers with local connections.

Dates & Time: Sunday 5 November at 2.00pm

Meeting point: Richmond Theatre, Richmond Green TW9 1QJ