Plan an extra special surprise for Mum on Mother’s Day by arriving by boat to your favourite riverside destination.
Boat trips will be running between Kingston, Richmond and Hampton Court – check timetable
Mother’s Day in Kingston
Alongside shopping in the bustling John Lewis & Bentalls Centre, you haven’t explored Kingston unless you take a stroll along the pretty riverside where there are plenty of places to enjoy lunch.
The Boaters Inn a 2 minute walk along the river from the Turk’s pier with its stunning outside deck is a great place to relax and watch the world go by.
The Riverside Walk presents you with plenty of scrumptious choice – Bills, Busabi Eathai, Libanis Comptoir, Cotes Bistro are all next to Kingston Bridge.
Whilst the independent Woody’s Bar serves outstanding European cuisine just a couple of minutes further along.
Or head to Charters Quay for the well known chains, Browns, Carluccios or Byron.
The latest new opening is the Harry Hawkers bar and restaurant which is part of the DoubleTree Hilton. Just 2 minutes walk at the back of the Turk’s pier at John Lewis, it’s a chic, social place to go for lunch.
Turk’s Pier can be found at the back of John Lewis.
Mothers Day in Hampton Court
Our pier is at Hampton Court Palace entrance – so you are just a short stroll away from the beautiful gardens.
Florimania is back for the weekend with an extravaganza of flower displays, flower embroidery and flower arranging classes – especially for Mother’s Day weekend.
When you’re ready for lunch- the Kings Arms next to Hampton Court gardens has an old English style bar and serves award winning pub food.
Or, just nip across the road and explore the bustling pavement restaurants in East Molesey.
Take a boat trip
To take a boat trip is an extra special treat for Mum. With a bar on board each boat, you can sit and relax on deck taking in the scenic views as we cruise along the picturesque Thames.
It’s a memorable way for all the family to get together and enjoy a drink on board whilst taking in the stunning scenery. Plus, kids love it and perfect for tired legs.