Arrive by Boat from Kingston or Richmond
Shuttle boat from Hampton Court Station to Show Entrance.
One of the most pleasurable ways to get to Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival is to arrive by boat.
You can take the boat service from Richmond or Kingston or the shuttle boat from Hampton Court station.
The shuttle boat service starts on Preview night – Mon 1st July running from 4pm – 11pm and continues daily throughout flower show week from 9am – 7pm.
On a beautiful summer evening, could there be a better night out than cruising along the river Thames with all your friends, dancing the night away?
No stifling pub or club to navigate. Just one of the most scenic routes along the Thames, a very lively dance floor, tasty fish & chip supper – and a relaxing outside deck where you can chill out and watch the night sky over a good natter.
The Turk’s disco cruise is an ideal night out for a birthday, a great work’s get together and a different way to meet up with friends. [read more]
During the Easter holidays help is at hand for busy parents needing ideas for the kids with our kids offers!
Monday to Wednesday 15 – 17 April 2019, one child can travel FREE per full fare paying adult on boat trips from Richmond, Kingston or Hampton Court.
Plus – Thursday 11 and 18th April, we are taking part in Thumbs up It’s Thursday with free boat trips for kids on the 10.30am amd 11.15am round trip Kingston to Hampton Court
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
Where to eat out along the River Thames
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 South Bank (London) mayhem – just fabulous views and a choice of global cuisines.
Boat trips run between Kingston, Richmond & Hampton Court Palace – check timetable.
The weekend 7 – 9 December sees the Festive Fayre return to Hampton Court Palace.
What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than browsing a bustling array of festive treats in stunning, atmospheric surroundings.
Boat trips will be running between Kingston & Hampton Court – it will be busy on the roads and trains, so a far more relaxed, scenic way to travel.
Here’s what will be happening: [read more]
On selected dates during the summer, Turks run the Hampton Court Mini Cruise onboard Jeff .
Jeff is one of the Dunkirk Little Ships that assisted in rescuing thousands of British soldiers from Dunkirk, France in 1940. She has a unique and special place in British history. [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!