With its rich history and stunning landscapes, Richmond riverside offers an eclectic mix of shopping, galleries, bars and restaurants. During the holidays or when you have family and friends to stay, there is plenty to entertain adults and children alike.
Laze by the river bank and watch the world go by whilst sipping a cold beer. Or stroll along to the Terrace Gardens where there’s plenty of space to enjoy the gardens and let the kids run around – plus the Hollyhock Cafe – a very pretty ‘Gone with the Wind’ style coffee house. [read more]
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.
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Comptoi Libanais has become part of the family social eating scene along Kingston Riverside. Situated just a couple of minutes from Turk’s piers’ on Riverside Walk, it is the ideal place to stop off after a leisurely boat trip.
If there is one interesting day out to be had along the Surrey riverside, it is to explore Hampton Court Palace.
Not only can you take time out to explore the historic and majestic splendours of the Tudor reign, you can arrive by boat which adds to the day’s enjoyment. [read more]
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.
The Hampton Court Palace Show Preview Night is on 2 July 2018.
Turk Launches run a shuttle boat service from Hampton Court station to the palace gates. This saves you a 20 minute walk.
Just exit the station from the Thames entrance and you will see the Turk Launches stand outside where you can purchase tickets.
Ticket price is £3.20 per journey.
The shuttle boat will be running from 4pm until 11pm on preview night. The shuttle boat service will then continue throughout flower show week 3 – 8 July, along with a full timetable of boat trips from Kingston and Richmond.
When you have family or friends to stay, why not kick back and relax for a few hours along the river Thames where there are plenty of activities happening.
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Explore the locality between Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court Palace
Culture, history, architecture, shopping, lunch, afternoon tea – everything to enjoy along this beautiful stretch of the Thames, is made so much more relaxing arriving on a Turk’s river cruise. [read more]Gallery
We can’t rely on the sun to be out all the time, but when it does shine there’s nothing better than a picnic. It can be one of the most cost effective and fun ways to entertain friends, family and the kids.
Just pack all your favourite goodies into your cool bag or hamper and a couple of games or books with your picnic blanket, and you’re all set.
During the school holidays you can als0 take advantage of our boat trip offer Monday – Wednesday where a child can travel for free per full fare paying adult
BBC Good Food Festival at Hampton Court Palace returns August Bank Holiday weekend 27th – 29th August 2016.
A festival of food, drink and live music can be found in the idyllic palace grounds.
To make an extra special day of it and avoid travel and parking hassle – you can arrive by boat!
Extra boat trips will be running all weekend