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Kingston river, a lovely walk to Ham House
Riverside views from Kingston to Ham House | © National Trust/Rosie Fyles

Kingston Station to Ham House walk

Enjoy a gentle walk from Kingston Station to Ham House and Garden on this 4.5-mile stroll along the river, learning some interesting historical facts along the way.

Total steps: 6

Total steps: 6

Start point

Kingston Train Station, KT1 1UJ Grid ref: TQ182695

Step 1

After arriving at Kingston Station, head for the river. Walk through Canbury Gardens.

Step 2

Continuing along the river out of the park, you will walk on a raised pavement on the opposite side of the road. After 400 yards, you will see the Half Mile Tree.

Step 3

Join the river path again – you have a choice of two: one a shared cycle path and the other, lower path is for pedestrians only. From here you can see the river homes opposite on Trowlock Island.

Step 4

You will soon see Teddington Weir and its three locks.

Step 5

Keep walking along the river path. You will notice common land next to you: Ham Lands.

Step 6

Keep walking past a car parking area to a formal break in the trees to your right. This is your first glimpse of Ham House and Garden, the final stop on this trail.

End point

Ham House and Garden, grid ref: TQ172731

Trail map

A map showing the walking route from Kingston Station to Ham House
Kingston Station to Ham House trail map | © Ordnance Survey

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Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 7RS

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