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Recommended Towns & Villages near Richmond upon Thames

Kew

Kew (115 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction N)

Kew is just downstream from the delights of Richmond, and is best known for the Royal Botanic Gardens, or as they are more popularly known 'Kew Gardens'...

The Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation Home, Fulham Road, Fulham Broadway

Fulham (53 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction E)

It is the home to both Fulham Football Club and Chelsea, both play at Premiership level, thus some of the football's most talented and highly paid stars can often be spotted strolling along Fulham's streets...

Autumn, Walpole Park, Ealing

Ealing (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (3.8 miles, 6.2 km, direction N)

Ealing is a thriving place which is now hugely cosmopolitan and has a wide range of multi-cultural offerings...

Hammersmith Bridge, Hammersmith, London

Hammersmith (18 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (3.8 miles, 6.2 km, direction NE)

Hammersmith developed around the River Thames, which is crossed via a graceful suspension bridge designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette...

At Sundown on The Thames

East Molesey (84 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction SW)

This picturesque pleasant place is fortunate to lie between the waters of the historic River Thames and the River Mole. It is perhaps best known for Hampton Court Palace, the building started by Cardinal Wolsey in 1514...

Harrods

Kensington (97 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction NE)

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...

Portobello road in Notting Hill, London

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (5.4 miles, 8.8 km, direction NE)

This area of London is known throughout the world as the scene of London's biggest annual street party...

St Thomas More Catholic Church

Chelsea (170 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction E)

Chelsea is a district in London which in recent times gained fame as the 'home' of the 'swinging sixties' . The swinging sixties was defined on the Kings Road, which runs the length of the area and both the Beatles and the Rolling Stones lived here at one time...

The Royal Arcade (c.1879), Mayfair

Mayfair (33 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (7.2 miles, 11.7 km, direction NE)

Mayfair has it all, it is the haunt of the rich and famous, with elegant houses and apartment buildings that are the sole province of the wealthy...

A picture of Piccadilly

Piccadilly (18 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction NE)

One of the Capital's most noted places, Piccadilly sweeps uphill with handsome houses on one side and Green Park on the other...

The Opera Tavern

Westminster (131 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction NE)

Of all the jewels in the City of Westminster, none shines more brightly than Westminster Abbey, stunning setting for the coronation of almost every English monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned there in 1066...

London - Marylebone, Paddington Place, Sept 2002

Marylebone (6 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction NE)

Marylebone is one of London's more affluent area's, it is home mostly to the well to do, and yet only a couple of centuries ago a large workhouse was built here to give shelter to the poor and homeless, often foundlings were discovered on the workhouse doorstep...

London

London (3308 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Greater London (8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction NE)

London is one of the World's most exciting, cultural destinations where visitors can walk with history whilst enjoying all that is best of modern day facilities, shops, theatres.....

Shepperton Hight Street.

Shepperton (24 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Surrey (8.2 miles, 13.3 km, direction SW)

The charming village of Shepperton was once the haunt of legendary highwayman Dick Turpin who is said to have visited the village's 400 year hostelry - the atmospheric Anchor Hotel overlooking Church Square...

Epsom race course, Epsom

Epsom (32 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (8.5 miles, 13.6 km, direction S)

Epsom, is known world-wide for what is perhaps the most famous horse race of all time - The Derby...

St. Pancras, London

St Pancras (44 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction NE)

The name of the area is taken from the boy martyred in AD 304. Pancras was the orphaned Christian son of a Phrygian nobleman who was brought up at the court of the Emperor in Rome...

Walking the Canal from Camden Town to Lisson Grove. Picture taken in Mid May, 2005

Camden Town (141 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction NE)

Camden town is a vibrant cosmopolitan region of London...

Cobham Mill, Cobham, Surrey

Cobham (40 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction SW)

Cobham Mill rests on a picturesque stretch of the river surrounded by dipping weeping willows and graceful swans...

Bridge view

Leatherhead (108 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction S)

This is an ancient town, where the parish church of St.Mary and St.Nicholas has existed since Anglo-Saxon times...

Denham, Buckinghamshire

Denham (15 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction NW)

This picturesque village is set in rich wooded countryside. It was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and it has many attractive brick and timbered cottages, covered in colourful.....

Recommended attractions near Richmond upon Thames

Alpine house

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens (250 Pictures)

(1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction N)

For over two hundred and fifty years, the gardens at Kew have been the dream and vision of talented gardeners, and the.....

London River Thames. Syon Park and house from the towpath by Kew Gardens.

Syon House (5 Pictures)

(1.5 miles, 2.5 km, direction NW)

This is the magnificent house that made Robert Adams. At only twenty nine years of age he was commissioned to decorate Syon.....

Looks a bit limp

Kew Palace (14 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction N)

See also Kew Royal Botanical Gardens..

Twickenham Rugby Ground

Twickenham (1 Pictures)

(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction W)

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London - Chiswick House, Sept 2002

Chiswick House (16 Pictures)

(2.3 miles, 3.6 km, direction NE)

Few can resist this fine classical building which was the creation of Lord Burlington, patron of the arts in the early part of.....

The London Wetland Centre. Sunset over lagoon.

London Wetland Centre (15 Pictures)

(3.1 miles, 5.0 km, direction NE)

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Bushy Park, London

Bushey Park (27 Pictures)

(3.5 miles, 5.6 km, direction SW)

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Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace & Gardens (328 Pictures)

(4.1 miles, 6.6 km, direction SW)

These beautiful gardens set around an illustrious castle given by Henry IV to Rowland Leinthall, who was later knighted by Henry.....

Earl's Court in London

Earl's Court Exhibition Centre (3 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction NE)

Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London..

Kyoto Gardens, Holland Park, London

Holland Park (21 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 7.8 km, direction NE)

Opened in 1952, Holland Park is the most romantic of all the London Parks with one of the main features being the Kyoto Japanese.....

Brompton Cemetery, Chelsea

Brompton Cemetery (69 Pictures)

(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction E)

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Kensington Palace Gardens

Kensington Palace (48 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.5 km, direction NE)

Kensington Palace is not only the private residence for several members of the Royal Family, it also has designated areas that.....

The natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum (36 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction NE)

The Natural History Museum is situated in South Kensington and first opened in 1881. The Museum is one of the finest and largest.....

Boats

Hyde Park (85 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction NE)

One of the Royal parks of London, Hyde park is one of London's finest historic landscapes...

The Science Museum

The Science Museum (8 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction NE)

The Science Museum, situated in South Kensington, first opened in 1857 and holds the world's largest collection illustrating both.....

Prince Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial (35 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction NE)

The Albert Memorial is a commemorative sculpture of Prince Albert commissioned by Queen Victoria. Whilst the structure was.....

London - The Royal Albert Hall, Sept 2002

Royal Albert Hall (24 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.6 km, direction NE)

Impressive venue for Gala concerts and National celebrations. The Albert Hall was built in Kensington Gardens to a design by.....

London - Victoria and Albert Museum, Sept 1996

Victoria and Albert Museum (13 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction NE)

The Victoria and Albert Museum dates back to 1852 and is the world's finest and most influential museum of decorative arts. It.....

Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Park (26 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction SE)

Morden Hall Park is a flourishing historic site with a wealth of wildlife habitats amongst its quiet watermeadows, wetlands and.....

Air Lingus

Heathrow Airport Visitor Centre (6 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction W)

An insight into the past, present and future of Heathrow airport. For all age groups..


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