A full day River Thames bike tour to Hampton Court Palace, Royal Deer Park + afternoon tea picnic
Enjoy this leisurely guided bike tour to Hampton Court Palace, the 16th Century home of King Henry VIII and his many wives.
Cycle the beautiful River Thames route, passing historic houses and riverside pubs. Stop for a coffee or beer en route before picking up a picnic lunch from an 800 year old market place.
We will then cycle through an old royal hunting ground to our lunch location overlooking a glorious fountain view of Hampton Court Palace.
After lunch we will return to the River Thames to cycle to the palace and on to the 2nd largest Royal Park of London.
We have been granted a license by Royal Parks to run our guided tours in Bushy Park the old hunting ground of Henry VIII.
Cycle this 3 m2 park seeing deer roaming freely.
Enjoy a walk through a Woodland Gardens and experience our afternoon tea picnic (summer).
We will then escort you to the nearby train station for direct trains back to Central London.
Bigger groups available, we have 20 bikes!
Meet Richmond Train Station for bike set up
Cycle the River Thames route (1hr)
Enjoy a riverside drink stop
Visit market to buy our picnic lunch
Cycle through an old royal hunting ground to our picnic location (20 mins)
Picnic lunch with beautiful views of the palace
Cycle the River Thames to the palace (30 mins)
Enjoy cycling the 2nd largest Royal Park of London (1hour)
Stop for our afternoon tea picnic in this beautiful location
Cycle through the park and a quiet residential area to nearby Teddington Train Station for trains to Central London. (15 mins)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: 10am at Richmond Train Station (Inside ticket hall by WH Smiths)
Richmond is on the mainline train from London Waterloo (Zone 4) approx 20 minutes, also the Underground District Line with links from Central London.
End location: Teddington Train Station (Zone 5) with direct trains to London Waterloo or Richmond for the Underground
Duration: 6 hours
Full day bike hire
Helmet (on request)
Full day historic guided tour
Bottle of water per person
Afternoon tea picnic
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Sterling - Lunch and any extra refreshments- bring a sandwich or pick up a snack en route if you prefer to make it cheaper
Travel to/from the start/finish
Any extra refreshments in the day