Planning your wedding is a treasured time and Hampton Court Palace is an idyllic dream location to get married. Steeped in history, architectural magnificence and curiosity, it sits alongside one of the prettiest stretches of the river Thames. [read more]
We needed a birthday party venue in Kingston upon Thames – Mark’s story
The party criteria: A different kind of birthday party venue near Kingston upon Thames that would be something different and as good for children as it would be for adults. Here’s Mark’s story: [read more]
You are now planning the most exciting date of your life! If you are planning to get married in Richmond, Surrey, an idyllic dream hotel is The Bingham. Set alongside one of the most scenic stretches of the river Thames, you are perfectly placed by the river to make a notable entrance and arrive by boat. [read more]
Living along such a scenic stretch of the river Thames we are spoiled for choice with gorgeous wedding reception venues.
In Richmond borough, just two such places are the fascinating Orleans House Gallery -dating back to 1721, its baroque setting and river views make it a romantic venue for wedding ceremonies. And tucked between the river and Richmond Park the stunning Petersham Nurseries is renowned for its award winning cuisine. [read more]
Bursting with romantic settings it’s hardly surprising that many brides-to-be seek a wedding reception venue in Surrey. Breath-taking scenery, historic houses, stunning countryside and beautiful rivers – it has it all.
When you are looking for an idyllic wedding reception venue – one idea to consider is a wedding boat cruise along the Thames. Here’s why! [read more]
The Most Memorable Riverside Wedding Venue in Surrey
There is an element of magic in planning a wedding by water. Whether you are overlooking a beautiful river or lake, or standing on a golden peaceful beach.
If you live around SW London or Surrey, an utterly unique experience is to book a river boat cruise along the Thames for your wedding reception venue. [read more]
If there’s one easy way to entertain the kids last day of half term- it’s a boat trip along the Thames.
With a bar and toilet on board each boat and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, it’s the perfect way to relax whilst giving the kids an adventure.
Friday 30th October – last day of half term, one child travels FREE per full fare paying adult.
2015 sees the 500 year anniversary of Hampton Court Palace. There is a whole calendar of special events taking place that all age groups can enjoy. With plenty of entertainment for the school holidays.
October half term 26 – 30 Oct Turks run daily boat trips to Hampton Court Palace – kids love the adventure and it’s an enjoyable trip for the whole family.
Take a look at what is happening…
This weekend – 24 – 27 September sees the Radio Times Festival on The Green at Hampton Court Palace. Many a famous face will be making an appearance.
To make a real day of it you can arrive by boat. Turk Launches run a river boat service to Hampton Court from Kingston (35 mins trip) and Richmond (1hour 45 mins trip). Bar and toilet on board each boat. [read more]
Fast becoming a destination place to visit, Kingston riverside has plenty to entertain the kids over the school holidays.
Here’s a quick resume of what’s on in Kingston upon Thames to entertain all the family.
Turks boat trips will be running throughout the summer holiday with a child travels free offer running Monday – Wednesday – offer details
Boat trips to Hampton Court Palace half marathon from Kingston and Richmond – perfect for tired legs!
Sunday 29th March – and for the first time – a half marathon is being run at Hampton Court Palace. [read more]
Boat Party Ideas for 2015
If you have a special occasion to celebrate in 2015, take a quick look at these boat party ideas, showing people use Turk Launches boats and the picture-perfect river Thames between Kingston, Richmond and Hampton Court as their party venue.
Corporate entertaining, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, wakes – you let us know the occasion and what you would like, and we will do our utmost to accommodate it.
“Everyone has commented on the professionalism of your personnel, the excellent food and music that had everyone of all ages ‘letting go’. It is fair to say that all of my family and friends from across the country had an inspirational night to remember.” S Walden. [read more]