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An idyllic setting along the Thames with lots of parkland

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Pick of the Bunch

Pick of the Bunch

A wonderful florist that also supplies wedding flowers. A great place to pop in to get something nice for the house or garden.

Petersham Nurseries

Petersham Nurseries

This acclaimed garden centre offers the most amazing and tranquil experience to eat, shop and explore.

The Anglers

The Anglers

With the largest outdoor area of any pub around, The Anglers, on the banks of the Thames, is the place to go to when the sun shines.

Flying Cloud

Flying Cloud

Delicious ice creams, cakes and coffee from a vintage airstream trailer next to the Thames.

Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park

Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park

From Sunday lunch after a leisurely stroll through the park, to sharing a glass of wine whilst taking in views of Windsor Castle, this is a great place to relax and unwind.

The Dysart

The Dysart

A beautiful restaurant/pub opposite Richmond Park with a lovely patio garden at the front.

North Stables Café

North Stables Café

A quirky place for a coffee and cake, while walking along Twickenham's Riverside.

The Fallow Deer

The Fallow Deer

Insanely popular vintage café-cum-restaurant in Teddington. And rightly so.

Marble Hill House

Marble Hill House

This beautiful 18th century Georgian house is set in stunning parkland close to the Thames. You can go on a guided tour of the house for a fee or just enjoy the park for free.

York House Gardens

York House Gardens

A beautiful garden on the banks of Thames in Twickenham with sculptures made from renowned Italian white Carrara marble.

The Clock House

The Clock House

Friendly staff, always showing sports - whether it's football, cricket or darts - and a nice beer garden out the back with heaters for when it's chilly. Plus, they sell really good oysters!

Strawberry Hill House

Strawberry Hill House

With its free to access gardens and a delicious café, Strawberry Hill House is a peaceful local hideaway.

Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

A great pub for a big get-together near the River Thames.

Church Street

Church Street

Church Street is a historic street in Twickenham full of the best bakeries, cafes and restaurants. It is the road you want to visit when coming to Twickenham!

The Fox

The Fox

Affording a rich history, The Fox has stood on this site since 1670. It serves real ale and British food in its characterful, cosy interior.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Twickenham, Teddington, St Margarets, Kingston, Richmond, Whitton, North Sheen, Old Isleworth, East Sheen and Hampton

"Eel Pie Island at Twickenham named after the popular eel pies sold to passing river trade became home to Eel Pie Hotel frequented by a host of famous faces in the 1960s - including The Who and The Rolling Stones."

Ham House and Garden stand proud on the banks of the Thames. You can catch the foot ferry across from Twickenham and Marble Hill Park.

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Just a short walk from Richmond town centre, Petersham Meadows are a tranquil spot for dog walking along the Thames.

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Teddington Lock marks the end of the tidal Thames - and effectively the UK's coastline...

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Tiny Tunes

Twickenham Library
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Tiny Tunes - Teddington

Teddington Baptist Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Ole Kids

St Stephen’s church
Old Kids offer weekly classes around London to children from 6 months to 4 years old. The classes run for one hour and have been planned to include singing, dancing, arts and crafts, music and story telling time. The Olé Kids curriculum was developed through years of observing children and what they like doing at different stages cognitively, emotionally and physically. They picked out the best elements of children's classes and coupled it with our knowledge, research, tons of love and respect for children and our endless passion for creating a Spanish speaking community. Website

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Street & Hip Hop dance classes. Give your child the opportunity to express themselves through dance and let us help them enhance their social skills self-confidence and self-discipline. We strive to reveal and nurture the children's creativity and teach them how to express themselves through movement but most importantly we want them to have FUN. Society dance is a collection of enthusiastic Individuals who work together to create a society passionate about all forms of Street & Hip Hop . Website

Tiny Tunes

The Vineyard Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Tiny Tunes - St Margarets

All Souls Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

About Ham

Ham is a place in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames on the River Thames. Its name derives from the Old English word Hamme meaning place in the bend in the river. Together with Petersham, Ham lies to the east of the bend in the river south of Richmond and north of Kingston. It is connected to Teddington by Teddington Lock Footbridge at Teddington Lock and, during the summer months Hammerton's Ferry, a pedestrian ferry, links to Marble Hill House, Twickenham. Neighbouring settlements include Petersham and Richmond, and on the opposite side of the river (linked by the lock and the ferry) Teddington, Strawberry Hill and Twickenham. A riverside path runs along the whole of this stretch of the bank between Richmond and Kingston.

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