Sunshine, stunning location and live music – Hampton Court Palace Festival is the summer evening of summer evenings!
Held in the atmospheric palace gardens, a wide repertoire of artists to suit all tastes will be performing – whether you like jazz, classic, opera, soul or pop.
Did you know that to make it even more of a special occasion you can arrive by boat to Hampton Court Palace – in time for when the Palace Gardens open for the concert from 5.30pm? [read more]
If you are taking part in – or cheering friends on at – the Lidl Kingston Breakfast Run on Sunday 26 March, you may want to add a boat trip as part of your day.
The run starts and finishes in Kingston Market – just 5 minutes walk from our Turks Pier – and the running route takes in the tow path to Hampton Court.
Boat trips from Kingston to Hampton Court start at 10.30am. Boats from Hampton Court to Kingston start at 11.15am. Cheer your friends and family on from the river.
If you are taking part in the race – maybe a relaxing boat trip is just what you need after if you need to get back to Hampton Court or Richmond – bar on board each boat!
Join us at the Great Garden Festival 2 – 7 July 2019
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Hampton Court Palace Flower Show will return to the historic grounds of Hampton Court Palace in July.
The 34 acre showground will be packed with stunning gardens and spectacular floral displays. The show will feature live demonstrations from top celebrity chefs and gardeners.
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Junior Marine Engineer
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Saturday 8 September 2018
The Great River Race, London’s river marathon, will take place on Saturday, 8 September 2018.
The race which attracts competitors worldwide starts at Millwall, London Docklands at around 12pm with the first boats finishing at Ham, Surrey from around 2pm onwards.
The winners will receive the coveted Challenge Trophy of The Company of Watermen & Lightermen of the River Thames.
A hotspot for PokémonGo is the river Thames between Kingston, Richmond and Hampton Court Palace.
And one of the most fun ways to hunt PokémonGo is on a river cruise.
Not only will you find plenty of water Pokémon in their natural habitat along the river Thames but the stretch between Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court Palace has plenty of popular land based landmarks. [read more]
With its rich history and stunning landscapes, Richmond riverside offers an eclectic mix of shopping, galleries, bars and restaurants. During the holidays or when you have family and friends to stay, there is plenty to entertain adults and children alike.
Laze by the river bank and watch the world go by whilst sipping a cold beer. Or stroll along to the Terrace Gardens where there’s plenty of space to enjoy the gardens and let the kids run around – plus the Hollyhock Cafe – a very pretty ‘Gone with the Wind’ style coffee house. [read more]
This August Bank Holiday weekend there is an extravaganza of food festivals, markets, live music and entertainment. All within a 1 minute walk from each of our piers in Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court Palace.
Turks are running extra boat trips all weekend from Friday to Monday.
What better day out could there be than to take a leisurely cruise, enjoy the fabulous scenery whilst sipping a drink on deck and then explore all the vibrant entertainment on offer.
Take a look… [read more]