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- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Visit the Royal Botanical Kew Gardens. Not far from Richmond and still in the same area is Kew Gardens. You can easily spend a few hours walking around the gardens and many buildings that make up Kew Gardens- London’s largest UNESCO Site.
- Marble Hill House Head Back to Georgian Times at Marble Hill House. Set in 66 acres of land, this stunning Georgian Palladian villa was once home to Henrietta Howard, the mistress of King George II when he was Prince Of Wales.
- Twickenham Stadium Tour Twickenham, the World’s Largest Rugby Stadium. The home of English rugby, Twickenham Stadium staged its first international in 1910.
- London Wetland Centre Discover the Wildlife at London Wetland Centre. Take a stroll along the walkways of the beautiful London Wetland Centre, a wildlife haven in the centre of the capital.
Visit Richmond village and its main attraction Richmond Park, where you can see free-roaming deer in what is the largest of London’s Royal Parks. There are many things to do in Richmond; explore Ham House and Gardens , visit the many boutique shops and restaurants, or take a jaunt down the road to the impressive Kew Gardens .
Richmond remained part of the County of Surrey until the mid-1960s, when it was absorbed by the expansion of Greater London. Richmond Palace was a favourite home of Queen Elizabeth, who died there in 1603. It remained a residence of the kings and queens of England until the death of Charles I in 1649.
Richmond House is a government building in Whitehall, City of Westminster, London.Its name comes from an historic townhouse of the Duke of Richmond that once stood on the site.
How big is Richmond Park in London? Richmond Park, London is huge! It is the largest of the Royal Parks in London, covering an impressive 2,500 acres. At its highest points, you are even graced with a completely uninterrupted view of St Paul’s Cathedral, which is 12 miles away.
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Richmond, in south west London, is one of London’s most affluent and historically interesting suburbs, having been home to past royalty and present day celebrities, as well as the green expanses of Richmond Park.
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- Autumn in Richmond Park. For us, Richmond Park is London's quintessential autumn spot. Steaming morning mists give way to antlered stags, against a backdrop of golden leaves.
- Autumn in the Royal Parks. If Richmond Park (above) is a bit too far out, London's other Royal Parks wear autumn pretty damn well too. Take St James's Park — that stunning view from the lake bridge looking east towards Horse Guards goes technicolour at this time of year, with the London Eye and palatial-looking government buildings flanked by fiery hues.
- Autumn leaves on Chelsea Embankment. With its gorgeous, traditional street lights and stunning river views, Chelsea Embankment is photogenic at any time of year.
- Autumn leaves on Horse Guards Parade. Ever noticed those leaf-covered structures on the corner of The Mall and Horse Guards Road, just behind Admiralty Arch?