- 1 Can you get a boat to Hampton Court?
- 2 How do I get from London to Hampton Court?
- 3 How long does the boat take from Richmond to Hampton Court?
- 4 Can I use my Oyster card to get to Hampton Court?
- 5 What Tube line is Hampton Court on?
- 6 How long should you spend at Hampton Court Palace?
- 7 Are the gardens free at Hampton Court?
- 8 Can you go inside Hampton Court Palace?
- 9 Is Hampton Court Palace worth visiting?
- 10 Is Hampton Court in the London congestion zone?
- 11 Is Hampton Court Palace open all year?
- 12 Can boats go under Hammersmith Bridge?
- 13 How long is the boat ride from Westminster to Kew?
- 14 Can I get to Kew Gardens by boat?
Can you get a boat to Hampton Court?
We offer a direct service between Richmond Landing Stage & Hampton Court Landing Stage. The cruise takes just over an hour & passes through Teddington Lock, historic Kingston upon Thames & Thames Ditton before arriving at Hampton Court. *River cruise tickets do not include entry to Hampton Court Palace or gardens.
How do I get from London to Hampton Court?
- 35 minutes from London Waterloo – calling at Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, Earlsfield, Wimbledon, Raynes Park, New Malden, Berrylands, Surbiton and Thames Ditton before arriving at Hampton Court.
- You could also get a train to Kingston and then a bus (111, 216 or 411) from there to Hampton Court Gardens.
How long does the boat take from Richmond to Hampton Court?
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.
Can I use my Oyster card to get to Hampton Court?
National Rail trains Hampton Court station is in zone 6. Oyster cards are accepted on this route.
What Tube line is Hampton Court on?
Richmond Underground Station ( District Line ) is a 5-10 minute walk from the Richmond Pier. There is also a service from Westminster Pier (adjacent to Big Ben) for a three to three and a half hour trip out to Hampton Court stopping at many stops including Kew Gardens, Richmond and Kingston.
How long should you spend at Hampton Court Palace?
We recommend spending at least 3 hours here.
Are the gardens free at Hampton Court?
“As a charity we must use our resources responsibly to ensure that the palace and its gardens can be enjoyed for many years to come,” he said. “However, the vast majority of the Hampton Court Palace estate, which is supported entirely from our charitable funds, remains free for local residents to enjoy.”
Can you go inside Hampton Court Palace?
All open public areas of the palace. The gardens, courtyards, the Maze and the Magic Garden. Access to the Magic Garden is on a strictly first come, first served basis and queuing is highly likely during peak periods.
Is Hampton Court Palace worth visiting?
Hampton Court’s gardens are worth a visit on their own, especially in the summer when the flowers are in bloom and the massive rose garden smells heavenly. The Privy Garden of King William III is the authentic garden William would have had 300 years ago, had he lived.
Is Hampton Court in the London congestion zone?
If you are looking for car parking near Hampton Court, ensure you fully understand the rules, regulations & charges for car parks and street parking. Whilst the palace is out of the London Congestion Charging Zone, car drivers travelling from the zone or through it from Mon to Fri are liable to pay the charge.
Is Hampton Court Palace open all year?
Updated 19 July 2021 Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens and Kew Gardens are all now open daily. Kensington Palace is open every Wednesday to Sunday. Banqueting House remains closed.
Can boats go under Hammersmith Bridge?
The bridge has been closed indefinitely to motorists since April 2019 when “critical faults” in the cast-iron casing were found. From Saturday, boats will also be allowed to pass under the bridge again.
How long is the boat ride from Westminster to Kew?
The cruise takes approximately 1-hour, 30-minutes & passes through the City of Westminster & a number of London boroughs including Chelsea, Wandsworth & Putney before arriving in the upper reaches.
Can I get to Kew Gardens by boat?
Excellent way to travel between the centre of London and Kew Gardens or Hampton Court between April and October. You get on at Westminster Peer and enjoy a sightseeing boat trip on River Thames including commentary.