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…
BBC Good Food Festival Hampton Court Palace – 27 – 29 August
The BBC Good Food Festival is back for its 3rd year in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace 27 – 29 August. An extravaganza of celebrity chefs, food stalls and entertainment it’s a great day out with family or friends. visit bbc good food festival website
Tickets for the event also buys you entry into Hampton Court Palace. Turks boats cruise to Hampton Court Palace gates from Richmond and Kingston. Boat tickets are purchased on board
Richmond Foodies Market Sat 27 August & Duck Pond Artisan Market Sun 28 August
Richmond foodies market combines the festival spirit mixing speciality local and ethical food with music and a beautiful setting in Richmond’s Heron Square – just 1 minutes walk from the Turk’s pier.
This market held each Saturday 11am- 3pm compliments the hugely popular Sunday Duck Pond Market – where you will find locally made artisan crafts, gifts, vintage, homewares and clothing along with many street food stalls. See boat trip timetable
Kingston Big Summer Market 25 – 29 August
Kingston market has grown substantially over the last 2 years. It is a vibrant square where you can leisurely browse, shop and eat and drink.
Original market traders who have sold at the market for years mix with artisan food stalls and street food -that you would also find at Borough market.
Over the bank holiday weekend the Big Summer Market will see something for everyone. Kid’s fun rides, local craft beers, street food, arts, crafts and musical entertainment courtesy of Kingston’s own busking community.
Starts on Thursday 25 August from 10am and the fun doesn’t stop until Monday 29 August. Extra boat trips running to and from Kingston all weekend – piers just one minute walk from the market.
Trip Advisor Review Kingston to Hampton Court Palace August 2016
Lovely trip on a sunny afternoon for a picnic in Bushy Park and visit to Hampton Court Palace. Frequent and efficient service and we were able to return when we were ready as there are lots of times to choose from. The cruise certainly beat sitting in the traffic and our teenagers were happy to sit on deck and watch the world go by!
Read more trip advisor reviews