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Zone 4 National Rail, Underground & Overground

National Rail | station code RMD

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Richmond, also known as Richmond-upon-Thames, is an attractive town on the River Thames which has become a major shopping centre. The Thames Path is ½ mile from the station. The tree-lined Richmond Green has many 17th and 18th century houses. The vast Richmond Park is about 1¼ miles uphill from the station. Bus 371 goes up the hill to the Park, alight at 'American University' (displayed and announced on the bus) then walk forward, following the bus, and turn left for the Park entrance. |

Museum of Richmond ½ mile

The history of Richmond from prehistoric times to the present day. Temporary exhibitions. Art Gallery.
Open TWThF 1100-1700, Sat 1100-1600.

Ham House and Garden NT 1¾ miles by Thames Path or by bus then ½ mile

A spectacular 17th century house with original interiors and formal garden. It was built in 1610, then enlarged and redecorated in the 1670s when it was at the heart of Restoration court life. Orangery, still house and dairy. Orangery café.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1100-1600, Garden 1000-1700. Nov-Mar, see website.
Bus 65 and 371 from Rail Station to 'Sandpits Road' (displayed and announced on the bus) then ¾ mile walk. Both routes about every 10 minutes (371 every 15 minutes on Sun), 9-13 minutes journey. Bus 371 continues to 'Ham Street' stop, ½ mile from Ham House. Timetables available from

Richmond map

London Guide

A-Z London Map & Guide

London City Walks

Walk London Map & Guide, including Royal Parks and Thames Path

Includes Richmond Park

Countryside Walks, Home Counties from London by Train

London Bus Map (printed or digital)