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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: 6 June, 4 July, 8 August, 5 September, 10 October and the following Sundays at 2.00pm: 24 June, 15 July, 19 August, 23 September and 28 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: 16 June , 28 July, 18 August, 29 September, and 27 October

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

Victorian Walk (one off walk)

Overview:  A bygone age of cobbled streets, gaslight and horse-drawn vehicles brought to life.  The coming of the railways.  A picture of Richmond in Queen Victoria’s reign.

Dates & Time: Saturday 7 July at 11.00am

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

 

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 4 November at 2.00pm

Meeting point: Richmond Theatre, Richmond Green TW9 1QJ

 

World War I (one off walk)

Overview:  Volunteering, conscription, The East Surreys, battles, the Volunteer Training Corps, military hospitals, the Poppy Factory, the Red Cross, war memorials and the end of the War.

Dates & Time: Saturday 13 October at 11.00am

Meeting point: Outside The Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1TP