Marble Hill House
English Heritage - Marble Hill is the last complete survivor of the elegant villas and gardens which bordered the Thames.
The Duke of Northumberland’s London home for more than 400 years.
Stunning National Trust property with lovely grounds situated by the River Thames.☎ 02089401950Recommended by Ruth Kerr, Watford
Kew Gardens is a great family experience, the rarefied beauty of nature at the world’s most famous and historic botanical gardens.
Ham House And Garden
National Trust - Outstanding Stuart house set in 17th-century formal gardens on the banks of the Thames.
Beautiful stately home and stunning gardens. Residence of The Duke of Northumberland.Recommended by
Hazel Rigazio, Liverpool
The Tropical Zoo
Exciting, indoor exhibition of tropical birds, animals, insects, fish and amphibians.☎ 02088474730
Orleans House Gardens FREE
This restful woodland garden contains Orleans House Gallery, with its programme of exhibitions throughout the year.
Terrace Gardens FREE
The Terrace Gardens and adjacent Terrace Field, overlooking the River Thames, were formerly brickworks.
Old Deer Park FREE
The Old Deer Park today is an important site for sport and events. The Pools on the Park Complex offers indoor and outdoor pools.
Richmond Green FREE
Richmond Green has been an important open space since the Middle Ages when it hosted jousting competitions.
Petersham Meadows FREE
Petersham Meadows were a part of the estate attached to Ham House from the early 17th Century until the latter years of the 19th.
Pesthouse Common FREE
Pesthouse Common is a narrow sliver of land lying next to Queens Road. Mature Lime and Horse Chestnut trees border the site.
Moormead And Bandy Recreation Ground FREE
Originally created from wasteland, this is the site of the annual St Margaret's Fair and has a pleasant village green atmosphere.
Buccleuch Gardens FREE
On the banks of the River Thames at Petersham you will find a green open space with plenty of seating and toilet facilities.
Bridge House Gardens FREE
From Richmond Bridge step into a peaceful open space looking over the River Thames at Richmond.
Richmond Riverside FREE
Famous for lazy summer evenings, this open space overlooks the River Thames in Richmond. Flanked by bars and restaurants.Recommended by Lucie Naylor, Richmond
Isleworth Ait FREE
An undisturbed sanctuary for birds, beetles and rare molluscs in the middle of the River Thames.
Cambridge Gardens FREE
A small recreation ground overlooking the river in East Twickenham at the start of a pleasant walk along the towpath from Richmond.
Richmond Park FREE
Glorious Royal park. There's cafes, play areas, a running track and look out for the deer.Recommended by Morag, Wimbledon
King Georges Field FREE
This park has facilities for football and tennis, and car parking is available.
Ham Village Green FREE
This is a quiet village green nestled in the residential area of Ham Close.
Twickenham Embankment FREE
The newly refurbished embankment is a wonderful example of soft and hard landscaping working together. Perfect place for a walk.
Radnor Gardens FREE
Radnor Gardens features beautiful trees including a rare Indian Bean tree (Catalpa speciosa).
Sheen Common FREE
Part of the Common is managed as a recreation ground, the rest is peaceful woodland, popular with dog walkers and bird watchers.
Diamond Jubilee Gardens FREE
Overlooking Twickenham embankment this playground is found on a higher tier from the towpath (up a staircase).
Kew Green FREE
On a summer evening you can enjoy watching the local cricket club playing one of their matches.
The Copse FREE
Long lush grasses and plenty of trees make this site and exceptionally important one to conservation. Bridal paths and footpaths.
Palewell Common & Fields FREE
Large site with a nine-hole pitch and putt course, tennis courts, facilities for cricket and football and a Pétanque Piste.
York House Gardens FREE
As well as providing a tranquil series of gardens, the grounds also contain well-used tennis courts.
Mortlake Green FREE
A quiet area with mature trees and shrubs set in grass. In one corner there is a basketball practice area.
Orleans House Gallery
The principal art gallery for the borough of Richmond upon Thames.Recommended by Megan Dowsett & Anna Saunders, Richmond. “It has everything - a gallery with changing exhibitions, beautiful grounds and a brilliant cafe in the old stables.
The Gallery runs original Art Workshops for adults...”
Curzon Cinema Richmond
Popular Independent Cinema.☎ 03333210104
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03330144501
Orange Tree Theatre
172 seat theatre in the round.
Grade II listed 840 seater venue.
Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club
Royal Mid-Surrey occupies an historic area of Royal Parkland in Richmond-Upon-Thames.☎ 020-89401894
Richmond Park Golf Club
Founded in 1924 and set amidst the history and splendour of London's largest Royal Park, Richmond Park Golf Club is one of the finest and open of golf clubs playing in a public facility.
Strawberry Hill Golf Club
Richmond Golf Club