Thames Landscape Strategy


Getting About

By train, bus, boat, bike or foot, the Arcadian Thames is an easy area to navigate by public transport.  The following are links to the main ways to get around.  Also listed are more seasonal ferry and trip boat services.  You are advised to check with the transport provider before starting your journey to ensure there are no delays.

Public Transport

Transport for London Mayor of London’s website for all of London’s public transport network, including tube, bus and overground trains.

National Rail  Useful website for planning journeys by train including reservation and ticketing facilities.

South West Trains Main train operator serving stations along the Arcadian Thames.

London Overground Train operator for the North London Line, linking Richmond Station with North Woolwich across north and west London.


Walking and cycling

Transport for London Mayor of London’s website for all of London’s public transport network, including information and maps on walking and cycling.

Ramblers Association Britain’s biggest walking charity, working for 70 years to promote walking and to improve conditions for everyone who walks in England, Scotland and Wales.

London Cycling Campaign Working to make London a world class cycling city.

SUSTRANS  The UK’s leading sustainable transport charity, working on practical projects so people can choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment.

Thames Path National Trail For infomation on the walk that follows the river’s course.


 Trip boat operators

Turk Launches  – Operate a scheduled, fully licensed passanger boat service between Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court (mid-April – September).

Westminster Passenger Service Association  The only riverboat company operating a scheduled service from Westminster to Kew, Richmond and Hampton Court. (April to October).


Ferry links

Hampton / HurstPark

Twickenham / Ham


Pleasure craft hire

Richmond Bridge Boathouse  Boats accommodating up to 7 persons are available 7 days a week from (Easter to October).

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