Walk from Kingston to Hampton Court Palace

Details of the walk between Kingston and Hampton Court Palace on the Thames Path


The walk itself is 2.9 miles between Kingston upon Thames and Hampton Court Palace and will take approximately an hour forming part of the Thames Path. Starting from Kingston town centre, walkers and cyclists can come across sights including the Barge walk, Hampton Court Palace, and the 700 acres Home Park that features deer park, ponds and other waterways which is sanctuary for wildlife. The Home Park also joins Hampton Court Palace with Kingston. The remains of the first bridge crossing the Thames outside of London can also be found along this walk.

History of Seething wells where Dr John Snow proved Cholera to be ‘waterborne’
On your walk from Kingston to Hampton Court, you will come across the Seething Wells on the opposite side of the river in Surbiton. The waterworks used throughout the Victorian times was where Dr John Snow was able to prove that Cholera was ‘waterborne’ and the discovery led to an end of the outbreaks that haunted London.

Kingston Facts

London Borough – Kingston
Ceremonial County – London
Post town – Kingston upon Thames
Population – 43,013 (2011 Census)
Major attractions -
Riverside walks
Boat rides
Ancient Market Place
Vibrant Shopping destination

Car parks in Kingston and Post codes
The Rose car park – KT1 1EU
Bentalls Car parks – KT1 1TY & KT2 5AD

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