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]
Looking for a memorable Christmas Party Venue?
How special would it feel to have your own exclusive Christmas Party venue?
A tastefully furnished private boat, sparkling along the river Thames where the venue is just yours. Delicious food, music, dancefloor, even casino tables if you wished.
For a Christmas party venue that is something different, take a look at hiring a private dinner dance party boat along the Thames.
Where to eat along Kingston riverside
Whilst Kingston town centre is renowned for its historic Market Place and vast choice of High Street shops in the Bentalls Centre – it’s when you take a stroll along the River Walk that you relax into holiday mode.
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.
For a vibrant Christmas party night out in Kingston that is really easy to organise, Turk Launches have an easy option for you.
Join one of our public Christmas Disco Cruises at £27 per ticket. Includes glass of house wine upon arrival and delicious fish & chip supper.
Or, you can private hire one of our boats.
New dates coming soon.
Sadly the sailings on the 5th August had to be cancelled due to circumstances outside of our control.
Summer 2018 Turk’s are launching the Hampton Court Mini Cruise, where you can experience a taste of the river Thames 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]
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 Monday 30 July to Wednesday 29 August, one child travels FREE per full fare paying adult on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Here’s a few school hols entertainment tips for you:
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!
Kirstie Allsopp’s The Handmade Fair – 14-16th September on The Green at Hampton Court
Save £4 on entrance ticket – just use code TURKS when you book tickets
Save £2 on boat trip ticket – just show Handmade Fair entrance ticket when on board
September is the perfect time for learning, and there’s no better place to pick up a new hobby than at The Handmade Fair.
They’ve gathered together some of the best creative minds in the business, and got them all under one roof to bring you a menagerie of making across a 3-day weekend. [read more]
During the school holidays we have 2 FREE boat trip offers for kids.
A boat trip is a great thing to do when bored kids are leaving you frazzled! And the best experience to enjoy when you have friends or family to stay.
All of our helpful crew are used to children ( we manage up to 300 of them on Thumbs up its Thursday!) – and there is space on board for bikes, micro-scooters and pushchairs.
There is a bar on board each boat so drinks and crisps can be purchased – perfect time for parents and grandparents to put their feet up with a glass of something chilled and enjoy a natter as well as the stunning views.