Scenic river-side walk with pub lunch,Richmond-Twickenham via Orleans Gallery.


Date: Wednesday 19th January 2022
Meet: Richmond Station: Costa Coffee. 10.45 am
Directions : Turn left from station exit. Short walk, then up a few steps.
Costa is on your left.
Time: 10.45 am.
Depart: 11.15 am
Cost: £5 payable on the day.
Distance: 6 miles.

Join me for a relaxing riverside walk along one of the most attractive stretches of the Thames Path, with its sweeping stunning views. We will pass grand historical houses, visit the free Orleans Art Exhibition housed in the stunning Octagon Room, stop for lunch at a riverside pub, before seeing the amazing York House and Sculpture Gardens.

The Route.
After refreshments near Richmond Station, we will walk over Richmond Bridge while admiring its elegant Georgian Facades (1776). Following the river we will soon reach the stunning Marble Hill House (1729) built by King George 11 for his mistress Henrietta Howard. Next, we will see Tennyson's Georgian House (1721 ). Continuing on to Orleans House Gallery (1737) we will stop to view the free art exhibition and museum, before taking lunch at the White Swan 17th Century riverside Inn.

Following lunch we will commence to the magnificent York House (1630)
and gardens which has Greek Mythological Sea Nymph Statues and friendly squirrels!

The final section of this walk will take us into historically charming, Twickenham Old Town and onto Eel Pie Island. We will end our walk at Twickenham Station.

All current Covid restrictions will apply.

Tables are reserved for lunch. If you are NOT having a pub lunch, can you please message me.

If you decide not to go on this event can you please cancel or message me.

From Twickenham Station Trains go to Richmond, Kingston, Wimbledon, Clapham Junction and Waterloo.
There are numerous buses to many destinations.

Please try to bring the correct money to pay. (£5)

Leader Sue R 07752375257

Event Date Wed 19-01-2022 10:45 am
Event End Date Wed 19-01-2022 3:30 pm
Capacity 25
Registered 0
Individual Price £5.00
Hosted By Anne Galloway
Cash Attendees 7
Members Restrictions Open To All Members
Comments How to find us : Richmond Station. Costa Coffee: From Station exit turn left, short walk, then go up a few steps. Costa is on your left. You will find me seated at the back.
Meeting Place Location The Quadrant Richmond
Categories DAY EVENTS, Walk
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