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Richmond-upon-Thames

A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods. Straddling the River Thames, the upper-class borough abounds with attractive historical buildings, expansive parks, and trendy cafes. Attractions in Richmond-upon-Thames include Kew Gardens, famous for being the oldest botanical garden in the world, as well as Twickenham Stadium and Hampton Court Palace. The borough's excellent public transportation connections make getting into central London via bus or train a breeze. Use our United Kingdom sightseeing planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Richmond-upon-Thames.
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Where to stay in Richmond-upon-Thames

Accommodations in Richmond-upon-Thames tend towards mid-range and luxury options, with relatively few budget-friendly alternatives. Richmond itself serves as the most popular place to stay in the borough, with a good selection of hotels clustered around Richmond Station, providing excellent transport connections to central London. You can also find a few smaller, more homely hotels and bed and breakfasts in Kew, along Queens Road. For more affordable rooms, look to one of the chain hotels just across the river in Brentford.
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