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Kingston to Eel Pie Island Idyllic Riverside Walk

Hosted by the Consul of the London Countryside Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 15 Jan 11:30 - 16:00

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KINGSTON - RICHMOND - TWICKENHAM

We meet just outside Kingston station and then walk along the river to Richmond passing Teddington Lock and several other scenic river side views

We'll have a quick lunch break in Richmond and then proceed across the bridge towards Eel Pie Island, passing by Marble Hill House (where King George II kept his Mistress) and the famous naked ladies statues at York House

Highlights along the way

Teddington Lock (Scene of the Monty Python Fish dance) Protected content

Marble Hill House

The famous naked ladies statues at York House

Eel Pie island (Quick visit as only a small part of the Island is open)

Terrain: Flat

Distance: 8 miles approx

Pace: Brisk

There will be no toilets until we reach Richmond

LUNCH (Around 2pm, depends on speed of group)

Bring a packed lunch and water or buy something from one of the cafes in Richmond

Walk begins: Kingston station 11.30 am

Walk ends: Near Twickenham Station 4.00 pm - 4.30 pm (Can be earlier depends on speed of group)

You can always finish the walk at Richmond if you wish

Walk leader: Amit

If you are late as you leave Kingston station turn RIGHT. Walk to the end of the road and turn RIGHT (Under the small bridge / arches), take the first LEFT. Go to the river side and turn RIGHT and walk along the river to Richmond Bridge