There are two categories of people when it comes to travelling. In the first one you can find those who like to travel only in popular destinations, whereas in the second one you can find those who prefer giving a try to some destinations which are less visited by tourists, but which also have a lot to offer. And for those who are situated in the second category we have a good tip: try visiting Richmond upon Thames. And here there are some aspects that you should considerer before packing your things for this city.
Look for Totally Richmond
What is Totally Richmond more precisely? It is a guide which was created by locals ten years ago and which can help you if you are interested in visiting this place. This guide will help discover all the fun activities that you can do here, starting with cycling in the park or hiring a boat. If you are not so keen on sport activities, you can enjoy long walks and fresh air or the delicious food from Richmond restaurants. If you are a person who appreciates culture, you can choose watching an English film with your friends or you go to theatres. There are many plays from where you can choose and the actors are very appreciated thanks to their talent.
Choose your companions
You can visit Richmond upon Thames with both family and friends. For example, we highly recommend you going to a music concert or to a rugby match with your friends. And if you have children, you should take them to Kew Gardens. The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew are regarded as a national treasure for UK and your kids will love it immediately. Not to mention the fact that the whole experience can be seen as an educational lesson.
Moreover, if you want, you can travel alone to Richmond upon Thames. And if you are a person who likes history, you can visit Ham House, a 17th century mansion. But be careful because this place is not for fainthearted persons because it is famous for being hunted. And if you are keen on architecture, you should not miss Hampton Court Palace, where guides wear some special costumes that will make you feel like you are part of that century. And if you love being in your own company, you can bring some books and enjoy reading in the evenings while you are drinking your tea.
Do not forget about shopping!
No matter if you are looking for clothes or souvenirs, Richmond upon Thames is a place that can offer you all. So, organise your budget and make sure that you do not miss any of your friends or relatives when you it comes to keepsakes.
Pack your things wisely!
Last but not least, you should take care of what you choose to put in your luggage. But in order to do that, you should check the weather conditions first. On the other hand, another good idea is investing in prevention. So, even if the weather seems nice, you should take a jumper and an umbrella. You know for sure that in UK the weather can be unpredictable.