Explore Richmond By Bike

A set of rides to visit interesting and scenic parts of our borough.

1) 17th and 18th Century Style


Cycle route map with GPX link

Route description and map pdf.

With royal palaces at Hampton, Richmond and Kew; Richmond has been a most desirable place to live and prestigious houses have been built over the centuries. Highlights include :

the famous view from Richmond Hill.

Richmond Park and White Lodge

Isabella Plantation with spectacular displays of rhododendrons etc.

Ham House  (NT)





Strawberry Hill (1750) the “plaything house” of Horace Walpole , novelist, politician aesthete and gossip.

The Orleans House gallery with the delightful Octagon (1720)

Marble Hill House , a perfect Palladian villa built in 1724 for the Countess of Suffolk.






2) Crane River Ride

Route on BikeMap

Route 2 -Map and Directions pdf


This route follows the River Crane from its confluence with the Thames where it forms the boundary with Hounslow through Twickenham, Kneller Gardens and Crane Park. Then we loop back on the south bank, dipping into Hounslow, before cutting through Twickenham to the Thames which we follow back to Richmond.An amazingly rural ride . Watch out for birds including kingfishers.






3) Around Hampton Court

Map with GPX link

Route 3 – South to Hampton Court.   Route description and map pdf

Starting from Strawberry Hill station visit Bushy Park and Hampton Court and enjoy the riverside.

4) Mortlake and Putney

Route on Bike Map + GPX

Route 4 Map and Description pdf


Start from Mortlake station and cycle to Fulham Palace meeting an Elizabethan astrologer and a Victorian explorer along the way.

5 ) Best of Richmond Ride

The borough in one ride ; take 2 1/2 hours – or a day to look at things.

Route on Bike Map.


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