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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Hampton Court Palace Richmond

Fares & Sailings

Our scenic cruises between Kew, Richmond and Hampton Court are one of the best value days out in London. Our cruises are ideal for anyone who wishes to visit the Tudor palace at Hampton Court, Richmond’s picturise riverside or the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

Our 45-minute Richmond Circular Cruise departs Richmond Landing Stage and cruises upriver, winding past the islands of the Upper Thames before reaching Teddington Lock and returning to Richmond.

Fares

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Kew, Richmond & Hampton Court Service

 

Direct services between Richmond & Hampton Court passing through Teddington Lock & historic Kingston upon Thames. On our afternoon sailing passengers can continue their cruise downriver & disembark at Kew Pier. Passengers can also board our morning sailing at Kew Pier on selected days.

This cruise allows up to 3-hours & 30-minutes* ashore at Hampton Court to explore the palace, parks or enjoy lunch at one of the many riverside pubs & restaurants. This cruise takes place onboard a traditional passenger boat with a fully-licensed bar & toilet facilities.

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Richmond Circular Cruise

 

Our Richmond Circular Cruise is a 45-minute round trip departing Richmond Landing Stage. The cruise travels upriver passing the riverfront at Richmond, Marble Hill House & Eel Pie Island before arriving at Teddington Lock. The boat then turns & cruises back downriver to Richmond. This cruise has a live commentary, fully licensed bar & toilet facilities.

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Groups & Travel Trade

We offer a 20% discount for pre-booked groups of 20 or more passengers on our public sailings & also have a range of services tailored for group operators including our new Exclusive Group Cruises.

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Hampton Court Garden Festival

The Royal Horticultural Societies annual Flower Show at Hampton Court Palace is the largest outdoor festival of flowers in the UK. This landmark event features show gardens, flower marquees, celebrity talks & shopping outlets all within the grounds of Henry VIII’s magnificent Hampton Court Palace.

During the Flower Show we will be operating our service between Richmond & Hampton Court. With exclusive use of Hampton Court Landing Stage we can take you to or from the show entrance providing a picturesque journey which avoids bustling public transport.

All our cruises take place on traditional passenger boats with indoor & outdoor seating & a fully licensed bar.

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Boats

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. 

Connaught

This historic vessel, built by Salter Brothers Oxford in 1911, has plied the river for over a century

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.