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Richmond Circular Cruise (25th 26th 27th 28th May)

A 45-minute circular cruise from Richmond Landing Stage travelling upriver to Teddington Lock & back.

Facilities: Fully Licensed Bar, Toilets, Heating Stops: No Stops (Round Trip from Richmond)
M.V Cockney SparrowTeddington Lock

Our Richmond Circular cruise is a 45-minute circular cruise from Richmond Landing Stage. The cruise takes place on-board the traditional passenger boat Cockney Sparrow, a vessel built on the River Thames at Eel Pie Island (an island we pass on the cruise). Cockney Sparrow has seating in a comfortable saloon & on the spacious outside decks. There is also a fully licensed bar accepting cash & card & toilet facilities on-board. At the bar you can purchase a range of cold beer, cider, wine, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks & snacks.

The cruise travels upriver offering excellent view of the Richmond riverfront & Richmond Hill before cruising round Glovers Ait to view Marble Hill House (an 18th century Palladian Villa). The cruise continues upriver passing Ham House & Eel Pie Island (once home to the famous Eel Pie Island Hotel) before reaching Teddington. Once at Teddington Lock (the upper limit of the tidal Thames) the boat will turn & cruise back downriver to Richmond.

At just £12.00 for adults, £11.00 for seniors, £6.00 for children or £30.00 for a family of four, this river cruise is a great value addition to your day out in Richmond.

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Ticket Prices

From Richmond Landing Stage

  Adult Child (5-15) Senior (60+) Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)
45-Minute Circular Cruise £12.00 £6.00 £11.00 £30.00


Departure Times

Saturday 11th May 2024

Book Tickets 45-Minute Circular Cruise: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00

Sunday 12th May 2024

Book Tickets 45-Minute Circular Cruise11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00


We are operating our Richmond Circular Cruise on the 13th & 14th April 2024.

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Pier Locations

Richmond Landing Stage Location

Richmond Landing Stage is situated above Richmond Bridge (adjacent to Gaucho). The landing stage is a short walk from Richmond Riverside & Richmond Station.

Richmond Landing Stage Address: Richmond Landing Stage, 7 Northumberland Place, Richmond, TW10 6TS

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Cockney Sparrow

The Cockney Sparrow was built in 1976 at Eel Pie Island. She is a two level boat with a deceptively large enclosed saloon and an open top deck. 


M.V Connaught was built by Salter Brothers of Oxford in 1911 & has been cruising between Westminster, Kew, Richmond & Hampton Court for over 100 years. Connaught regularly operates on our services & is also available for private charters.

Princess Freda

Princess Freda was built in 1926 by T.C. Letcher on the Isle of Wight, and has been restored to a particularly high standard.