Richmond Palace, Richmond Waterfront, Richmond Hill, Ham House, Teddington
Lock, Bushy Park & Hampton Court
miles or around 13 kms
hours with no stops.
Many short walks possible
of pavement, gravel and grass. Can be walked any time of year.
Refreshments available in Richmond, Ham, Teddington and Hampton Court.
a relatively long walk, especially if you want to spend significant
time at Hampton Court.
There are plenty of opportunities, to
customise the walk into shorter lengths. We've outlined a few below.
Most of the flexibility is brought about by the boat services and
R68 bus service which broadly shadow our route all the way.
- Historic Building Highlights
Richmond Palace, Ham House, Hampton Court
the walk through Richmond as far as Richmond Bridge. Instead of
climbing the steps up to Richmond Bridge, continue on the River
Thames Towpath. Keep going until you come to Ham House.
Resume walk here after visiting Ham House. Continue to Teddington,
and catch R68 bus to Hampton Court.
Short Walk 2
- Ham House & Hampton Court
Richmond Underground Station catch a bus to Petersham. Commence
walk mid-way in Stage 3.
- Hampton Court & Kingston
visiting Hampton Court follow the river, on the palace side of the
river along the towpath to Kingston. About a 40 minute walk.
Kingston is a major shopping town in South London. You can catch
a train back to London from here, or board a boat upstream to Richmond
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