Things To Do In Richmond

Totally Richmond is the local guide to the Borough of Richmond upon Thames (from Hampton to Barnes and everything in between), created and run by locals. We launched nearly 10 years ago in June 2006 and have been growing ever since. We do our best to keep the site up to date so please let us know if you spot anything that needs a tweak.

Next match at Twickenham Stadium is Sat 28 May - Aviva Premiership Rugby Final 2016 - 3:00pm (see all fixtures).

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Review of Sunday Lunch at The Petersham

Flâneur Sundays, don’t you just love them? A chance to enjoy a leisurely stroll, a little shopping, a long lunch and a few glasses of wine. On a gorgeous Spring day a couple of weeks ago I did just that. A wander up Richmond Hill, a brief stop to gaze over the lush ‘Terrace Gardens’ Continue r...

Summer Fairs 2016

Once again we have pulled together our annual round up of all things summery and fair-like… including fetes, festivals and a few other events. And as always, it took longer than we expected. There really is a lot to look forward over our most sunshine-filled months. If we’ve missed anything grea...

Fitness at Barreworks

Barre workouts have really risen in popularity over the past 12 months. Everyone from Victoria’s Secret models to Madonna are raving about the benefits of this ballet inspired fitness trend and with new studios cropping up across the city, clearly Londoners have caught the ballet bug too. As a d...

Dog Friendly Richmond

According to the PFMA there are 8.5 million pooches in the UK, with at least one of them resident in 24% of all UK households.  We’ve recently had a few enquiries about the best dog-friendly cafes, restaurants and pubs in the Richmond area and realised its a topic we’ve never covered… so we...

Fitness in Richmond

As a fitness fanatic with an inability to sit still, I’m forever on the lookout for new fitness classes that will take me away from the tedious, monotonous treadmill. Fitness is a huge part of my life and something I look forward to each day. Staying active not only keeps me healthy physically but...

Richmond Top Ten

There are so many things to do in Richmond upon Thames - here's our Top Ten (in no particular order)!

1. Cycling in Richmond Park
2. walking along the banks of the Thames, from Teddington Lock to Richmond.
3. Shopping - on Richmond High Street
4. Hiring a boat on the River Thames
5. Eating at any of the great Richmond restaurants
6. Visiting Twickenham Stadium - for rugby or music
7. Watching a play at one of the many theatres
8. Buying local produce at one of the Farmers Markets
9. Taking the kids to the London Wetland Centre
10. Drinking a pint in the best pubs by the River Thames

Or just sitting at home in front of the tv and ordering some delivery food!

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Richmond upon Thames was named so in 1963 despite Twickenham having twice the population of the town of Richmond and also being the home of the Borough Council offices.  There's often confusion between the town of Richmond and the Borough of Richmond upon Thames, and some people differentiate by incorrectly referring to Richmond Surrey.

Either way, we think we live in the greatest community in Greater London - perhaps in the whole of England, and it's becoming more and more green with significant recycling

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