When there are restless kids to entertain over the school holidays, or family and friends are coming to stay– just how are you going to keep everyone amused?
One simple idea is a boat trip along the Thames.
From Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June, one child travels FREE per full fare paying adult.
Here’s a few school hols entertainment tips for you:
If you love jazz music and boats – you won’t want to miss the Turk Launches Sunday Afternoon Jazz Cruise along the River Thames.
For a moment, you may just envisage New Orleans as you step on board the New Southern Belle – a flambouyant Mississippi Style Steam Sterner, whilst the sounds of traditional jazz plays in the background. [read more]
If the school holidays leave you frazzled with ideas to keep the kids entertained, help is at hand with our child travels free offer!
Half term from Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2nd June one child can travel FREE per full fare paying adult on boat trips from Richmond, Kingston or Hampton Court.
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]
Lazy lunches or al-fresco dining go hand in hand when you want to take time out catching up with friends and family.
When your desire is to eat out along the river Thames, the scenic stretch of river that runs from Richmond to Kingston to Hampton Court has an outstanding choice of brasseries, gastro pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.
There’s no London South Bank mayhem – just fabulous views and a choice of cuisines that easily rivals the West End.
Boat trips run between Kingston, Richmond & Hampton Court Palace – check timetable. Yep, it’s that easy…
Friday 24 March, Turk Launches river trips are back on the river Thames.
Friday 24 March is when Turk’s river trip season starts – just in time for Florimania at Hampton Court Palace and Mothers Day on Sunday 26 March.
Plus if you are taking part in – or cheering friends on at – the Lidl Kingston Breakfast Run, our cruise route Kingston to Hampton Court lets you get a perfect view of the the running route along the tow path. [read more]
The stretch of river Thames between Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court is quite extraordinary. With its Turnesque views and royal history blended with charming cosmopolitan riversides, there is plenty to see, explore and enjoy.
Whether you want a weekend, or have family or friends coming to stay and need to entertain them!
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