Walks all over the borough led by our knowledgeable guides. There is no need to book, the £5 fee will be collected on the day.
Exiled French Royals found refuge in “dear quiet Twick” where an octagonal garden pavilion was said to have been designed for a Queen’s visit and a Palladian villa was built for a Royal mistress.
An introduction to the town’s rich history, from the ancient Green, with its fine examples of 18th century houses and remains of a Royal Palace, to the elegant riverside and its historic Georgian Bridge.
This walk gives an insight into how the poor were cared for in the 17th and 18th centuries, and the rules and conditions imposed on them.
The Hanoverian Royal Family enjoyed life at Kew and were closely associated with St Anne’s Church where the artists Gainsborough and Zoffany are buried. Stroll around Kew Green and the riverside and hear their fascinating history.
Gently meander up Richmond Hill past an ancient burial ground, historic churches and alms-houses; then enjoy the famous view of the River Thames and the beautiful Terrace Gardens.
Updated: 28 June 2017