The puppet barge is back in Richmond for the school summer holidays with daily shows at 2.30pm.
To make it more of an adventure for the kids you can arrive by boat. The Turk’s pier is just a couple of minutes walk – trips run daily from Kingston and Hampton Court.
Let’s take a quick look at what is happening.
Plan a Christmas party boat on the Thames
The countdown to Christmas is getting faster! So, if you’re landed with the task of organising the Christmas Party you need to get planning NOW!
Whether you’re an ardent chef, baker or just enjoy food, the finest food, drink and culinary talent will be showcasing on Hampton Court Palace Green. Taking place over the Whitsun Bank holiday weekend May 25th – 27th Foodies Festival is a fun day out for family, friends and children. [read more]Gallery
Turk Launches stand proudly as one of Kingston’s longest family run businesses. Established in 1710, they have over the centuries built boats for royalty as well as export pleasure craft around the world.
Now run by 4th generation Richard Turk, their striking fleet of boats cruise thousands of passengers each year to the riversides of Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court.Gallery
Dinner and dance cruises have been a re-emerging trend for our boat parties this year. Maybe it’s in keeping with the whole celebratory mood of 2012, but the black tie dinner on the river is back.
And Turk’s love to host them! As a 300 year old company we value tradition. The good old fashioned virtues of politeness and attention to detail are ingrained in everything we do.Gallery
The Carlton Mitre Hotel is a popular riverside hotel and restaurant located right opposite Hampton Court palace.
The Riverside Restaurant has panoramic views of the River Thames and is popular for family dinners, business meetings, or romantic evenings. The menu is Modern European with classic English cuisine. [read more]Gallery
East Molesey is a hidden gem around Hampton Court. Just a 10 minute walk from the Turks Pier at Hampton Court, you just need to cross the bridge and you will see the shops and cafe bars to your left.
There are many quality pubs, bars and restaurants to choose from and lovely independent shops to browse in.
It’s a favourite stopping point for cyclists en route along the towpaths towards Kingston and Richmond. [read more]Gallery