Richmond

Serviced Apartments in Richmond

Richmond is an affluent suburb that was once home to Queen Elizabeth I and has since remained a popular choice for royals. Located just over 15 minutes from the centre of London it gives you the peace and tranquility of large open spaces and parks whilst still being within close proximity to the buzz of the city. The area is home to an array of charming independent shops, boutiques and also a variety of restaurants, cafés and bars to suit all tastes! Richmond Park is London's largest Royal Park and is home to 600 deer! It is about three times the size of Central Park in New York and offers visitors plenty of activities such as cycle paths, horse riding tracks, children’s play area or, for those looking for some peace and quiet, there is plenty of space to escape. Along the Thames and around Richmond Bridge there is an extensive area that features many bars and restaurants for those looking for an evening out. The area also boasts 2 excellent theatres. The Richmond Theatre has a weekly schedule of plays and musicals and often you can see pre-West End shows here. The Orange Tree theatre offers audiences something alternative with lots of new and upcoming talent on display. Once you have seen all the sights of Richmond you can make your way over to Kew Gardens, just a stone's throw away, where you can find the Royal Botanic Gardens - a must see for visitors to the area with a 300 acre adventure playground, stunning glasshouses and a treetop walkway for the adventurous explorers!