Sat, 08 Sept | Hampton Court Railway Station

Hampton Court to Twickenham - Scenic River Hike

We meet at Hampton Court Station, then walk to Hampton Court Palace and along the river's edge (Barge Walk), passing by the King's Privy Garden, The Pavilion, Raven's Ait and follow the path opposite the Italianate tower of St. Raphael's Church until we get to Kingston Bridge.
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Hampton Court to Twickenham - Scenic River Hike

Time & Location

08 Sept 2018, 11:00 – 16:30
Hampton Court Railway Station, Hampton Court Railway Station, Hampton Ct Way, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9AE, UK

About the event

We meet at Hampton Court Station, then walk to Hampton Court Palace and along the river's edge (Barge Walk), passing by the King's Privy Garden, The Pavilion, Raven's Ait and follow the path opposite the Italianate tower of St. Raphael's Church until we get to Kingston Bridge.

We then continue our walk along the river's edge towards the famous Eel Pie Island (Head of a major hippy colony in the 70's) and home to a number of artists

We'll also visit the impressive York Gardens. The gardens comprise of many different features worth exploring, the famous 'Naked Ladies' statues, the sunken garden to the rear of the house and the Japanese garden.

We then retire to the Eel Pie Island Pub for a well-deserved drink

Please bring a packed lunch with you, we will stop at some point either at Kingston or just after depending on the time

Total walk time: Approx: 4-5 hours

Distance: Approx 9-10 miles

Walk pace: Brisk

Meetup Fee: £5

MEETUP TIME

We meet at 11.00 am and leave for the walk at 11.10 am

FOR THOSE COMING BY TRAIN

There are frequent trains from Waterloo and Clapham Junction

FOR THOSE DRIVING

Free parking is available at Hurst Meadow Car Park on Graburn Way (just behind East Molesey cricket club). From there you can walk along the river's edge for about 10-15 minutes until you come to the Station which will be on the opposite side of the road

Cancellations: Please note that unless the trip is canceled the payments are non-refundable as the costs need to be paid in advance. However, you may be able to sell your place to your friends or other group members

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