Things To Do:
River


Next to the green, open spaces that characterise the Richmond Borough, there is also 21 miles of the River Thames snaking its way through. With so much of the River within the Borough's boundaries, there are certainly a lot of ways to explore and make the most of it.

Among the activities listed below, you can also go rowing or kayaking - please don't hesitate to contact us for more information and any enquiries you may have.

Eel Pie Island Slipways

With a maximum capacity of 12 passengers, the craft is ideal for sightseeing and operated every day of the week, except Bank Holidays. Rates are Mon-Fri 8am-3pm: 100 per hour, 4pm-8pm: 150 per hour and Weekends 150 per hour, or 500 for 4 hours.

Magna Carta

The Magna Carta is a fine barge with capacity for 8 passengers in luxurious Double or Twin rooms, and operates week-long itineraried cruises along the Thames throughout the year.

Skiff Camping

The original way to enjoy the River; Skiff Camping is an historic past-time dating back to the Victorian era. Hire a skiff for up to a week and explore the Thames at your leisure. Capacity is for up to 3 people for 240 in total.

Spirit of Chartwell

Newly refurbished and configured, the Spirit of Chartwell offers capacity for 36 passengers in 18 sumptuous rooms. Cruises are week-long and run from Weybridge to Rochester throughout the Summer.

Turks Launches

With a long history spanning over 300 years, Turks Launches offers crafts for private hire for all sorts of functions such as party cruises and corporate events. Turks also offers a dedicated ferry service from Richmond to Hampton Court Palace and back.