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RICHMOND HILL
OPEN GARDENS
Sunday 31st May 2015

By busThe 371 bus (towards Kingston) goes directly from outside the railway station to St Matthias Church, the central point of Richmond Hill Open Gardens.Please see www.tfl.gov.uk for bus routes from Kew, Kingston, Sheen, Twickenham and surrounding areas
Disabled AccessThere is very limited disabled access to gardens on Richmond Hill. Due to the hill most gardens have narrow entrances, steps and many have uneven surfaces. Those where wheelchair access is possible (60cm wide maximum) have been marked on the map (gardens 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12,15).
CONTACTS & PRESS ——If you have any comments, questions or suggestions about Richmond Hill Open Gardens then please do get in touch by emailing info@richmondhillopengardens.orgDownload press release hereDownload photographs hereIf you would like to receive updates on the 2015 Richmond Hill Open Gardens event and information about future years, please subscribe to our newsletter.
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Visiting gardens is thirsty work and delicious teas with home-made cakes will be served at the St Matthias Centre from noon until 4.30pm.Weather permitting there will be a barbeque outside Garden 1 – 54 Richmond Hill, from 11am until food runs out.Details of local pubs and cafés are on the website and the tickets.
TRAVEL
Children under 16 are free. Cash only please. For parties of 10 or over, please contact us by email to purchase tickets in advance, to avoid delays on arrival at the gardens.
Home-Start RichmondHome-Start Richmond celebrates its 20th Anniversary in Richmond borough this year and funds raised will support their new initiative to provide ante and post natal early intervention. Home-Start already supports vulnerable children under 5 and their families by training volunteers to give emotional and practical support. In 2014, 500 local children in 250 families were supported with the help of around 100 trained and supervised volunteers.www.homestart-richmond.org.uk Registered Charity no: 1108975
WHILE YOU'RE IN RICHMOND ——
There are so many ways to enjoy a day out in historic Richmond.Here are a few suggestions:Take in the famous Turner view from the Terrace.Walk down through Terrace Gardens to the Thames footpath, taking in the large glasshouse on the way.Visit glorious Richmond Park and see the herds of Red and Fallow deer.Enjoy the shops in Richmond town centre and explore the lanes and alleyways leading to Richmond Green.
VOLUNTEER ——
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There are many ways in which you can help make the Open Gardens day a success. If you enjoy baking cakes, serving teas or manning a BBQ, we’d love to hear from you. An hour or two putting up signs and helping with finishing touches would be greatly appreciated. Helping on the day at an open garden would support our garden owners and visitors alike. The day will be lively and enjoyable, please join us!Any offers of help gratefully received!Richmond Hill Open Gardens is a community event, seeking to involve as many people as possible for the benefit of two very worthwhile local charities.Please email us at info@richmondhillopengardens.org
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GARDENS ——
Open Gardens National Directory: www.opengardens.co.ukPetersham Open Gardens: www.petershamopengardens.orgPetersham Horticultural Society: www.petershamhorticulturalsociety.comSt Matthias Church centre: www.richmondteamministry.org/stmatthiasThe Decor Cafe: www.thedecorcafe.comBreweryLondon: www.brewerylondon.com
See Richmond Green and the remains of Richmond Palace where Queen Elizabeth I died.Look out for colourful hanging baskets, pots and window-boxes outside the local pubs. The Victoria Inn on Hill Rise even has a planted display in a Thames rowing boat outside.Richmond is proud of its traditional almshouses. Look out for Michel's Almshouses, founded in 1695 and Bishop Duppa's Almshouses founded in 1661, both located in The Vineyard.For other ideas see www.visitrichmond.co.uk
LINKS & THANK YOUS ——
REFRESHMENTS ——
DogsAs much as we love dogs we regret they are not allowed in the gardens, apart from blind and hearing dogs of course.
TRAVELLING TO RICHMOND ——Richmond is ideally located for visitors to arrive on the train, tube, bus, by bike, walking or driving.
By train or tubeRichmond Hill Open Gardens is a short walk from Richmond Station and will be clearly signposted.Richmond is on the District Line, Overground and has mainline services to Waterloo.
REFRESHMENTS
By bike or walkingThere will be signs posted along Richmond Riverside and from Richmond Park to Richmond Hill Open Gardens.
By carParking on Richmond Hill on a Sunday is restricted and often congested. Please use the public car parks available in the town centre.
CHARITY
CONTACT
RICHMOND
RICHMOND
LINKS
CHARITY ——Proceeds from the day will be divided between two local charities doing excellent work with both young and old in our community:
Richmond Good NeighboursRichmond Good Neighbours has provided help and support to people in Richmond for over thirty years. Based in St Matthias Centre, they co-ordinate regular and one off support to the elderly, disabled and housebound in the local community. Around 60 volunteers help with tasks such as shopping, transport, getting to appointments, occasional gardening and basic computer assistance. The charity also provides a visiting and befriending service.www.richmondgoodneighbours.org.uk Registered Charity no: 1073852
RICHMOND HILL OPEN GARDENS ——On Sunday 31st May 2015, 15 stunning gardens on Richmond Hill opened to the public for the first time. Despite the mixed weather, we were delighted that over 1,100 enthusiastic visitors enjoyed a wide variety of gardens, each with its own unique character. We would like to thank all the dedicated gardeners who opened for the day; the wonderful ‘tea and cakes’ team at St Matthias Church Centre and the cheery BBQ crew at Gloucester House. We are so grateful to the many volunteers who contributed to making this community event a great success and to St Matthias Centre for lending us their facilities. Proceeds from the day will go to two local charities; Home-Start Richmond and Richmond Good Neighbours..We are already looking forward to the next Richmond Hill Open Gardens day in Spring/Summer 2017.
TICKETS ——Tickets are available at each garden on the route and at St Matthias Church Centre and will include a clearly labelled map to help find your way around. You can start at any garden and visit in any order. £10 per adult ticket, for entry to all the gardens.
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Children under 16 are free. For parties of 10 or over, please contact us by email to purchase tickets in advance, to avoid delays on arrival at the gardens.
RICHMOND HILL OPEN GARDENS ——On Sunday 31st May 2015, 15 stunning gardens on Richmond Hill opened to the public for the first time. Despite the mixed weather, we were delighted that over 1,100 enthusiastic visitors enjoyed a wide variety of gardens, each with its own unique character. We would like to thank all the dedicated gardeners who opened for the day; the wonderful ‘tea and cakes’ team at St Matthias Church Centre and the cheery BBQ crew at Gloucester House. We are so grateful to the many volunteers who contributed to making this community event a great success and to St Matthias Centre for lending us their facilities. Proceeds from the day will go to two local charities; Home-Start Richmond and Richmond Good Neighbours..We are already looking forward to the next Richmond Hill Open Gardens day in Spring/Summer 2017.
TICKETS ——Tickets are available at each garden on the route and at St Matthias Church Centre and will include a clearly labelled map to help find your way around. You can start at any garden and visit in any order. £10 per adult ticket, for entry to all the gardens.
Follow   TWITTER FEED Tweets by @RichmondHillOG
By busThe 371 bus (towards Kingston) goes directly from outside the railway station to St Matthias Church, the central point of Richmond Hill Open Gardens.Please see www.tfl.gov.uk for bus routes from Kew, Kingston, Sheen, Twickenham and surrounding areas
Please email us at info@richmondhillopengardens.org
See Richmond Green and the remains of Richmond Palace where Queen Elizabeth I died.Look out for colourful hanging baskets, pots and window-boxes outside the local pubs. The Victoria Inn on Hill Rise even has a planted display in a Thames rowing boat outside.Richmond is proud of its traditional almshouses. Look out for Michel's Almshouses, founded in 1695 and Bishop Duppa's Almshouses founded in 1661, both located in The Vineyard.For other ideas see www.visitrichmond.co.uk
There are many ways in which you can help make the Open Gardens day a success. If you enjoy baking cakes, serving teas or manning a BBQ, we’d love to hear from you. An hour or two putting up signs and helping with finishing touches would be greatly appreciated. Helping on the day at an open garden would support our garden owners and visitors alike. The day will be lively and enjoyable, please join us!Any offers of help gratefully received!Richmond Hill Open Gardens is a community event, seeking to involve as many people as possible for the benefit of two very worthwhile local charities.
By bike or walkingThere will be signs posted along Richmond Riverside and from Richmond Park to Richmond Hill Open Gardens.
REFRESHMENTS ——
CONTACTS & PRESS ——If you have any comments, questions or suggestions about Richmond Hill Open Gardens then please do get in touch by emailing info@richmondhillopengardens.orgDownload press release hereDownload photographs hereIf you would like to receive updates on the 2015 Richmond Hill Open Gardens event and information about future years, please subscribe to our newsletter.
By carParking on Richmond Hill on a Sunday is restricted and often congested. Please use the public car parks available in the town centre.
Visiting gardens is thirsty work and delicious teas with home-made cakes will be served at the St Matthias Centre from noon until 4.30pm.Weather permitting there will be a barbeque outside Garden 1 – 54 Richmond Hill, from 11am until food runs out.Details of local pubs and cafés are on the website and the tickets.
RICHMOND
There are so many ways to enjoy a day out in historic Richmond.Here are a few suggestions:Take in the famous Turner view from the Terrace.Walk down through Terrace Gardens to the Thames footpath, taking in the large glasshouse on the way.Visit glorious Richmond Park and see the herds of Red and Fallow deer.Enjoy the shops in Richmond town centre and explore the lanes and alleyways leading to Richmond Green.
CONTACTS & PRESS ——If you have any comments, questions or suggestions about Richmond Hill Open Gardens then please do get in touch by emailing: info@richmondhillopengardens.orgDownload press release hereDownload photographs hereIf you would like to receive updates on the 2015 Richmond Hill Open Gardens event and information about future years, please subscribe to our newsletter.
See Richmond Green and the remains of Richmond Palace where Queen Elizabeth I died.Look out for colourful hanging baskets, pots and window-boxes outside the local pubs. The Victoria Inn on Hill Rise even has a planted display in a Thames rowing boat outside.Richmond is proud of its traditional almshouses. Look out for Michel's Almshouses, founded in 1695 and Bishop Duppa's Almshouses founded in 1661, both located in The Vineyard.For other ideas see www.visitrichmond.co.uk
Copyright © 2015 Richmond Hill Open Gardens. All rights reserved
WHILE YOU'RE IN RICHMOND ——There are so many ways to enjoy a day out in historic Richmond. Here are a few suggestions:Take in the famous Turner view from the Terrace.Walk down through Terrace Gardens to the Thames footpath, taking in the large glasshouse on the way.Visit glorious Richmond Park and see the herds of Red and Fallow deer.Enjoy the shops in Richmond town centre and explore the lanes and alleyways leading to Richmond Green.
There are many ways in which you can help make the Open Gardens day a success. If you enjoy baking cakes, serving teas or manning a BBQ, we’d love to hear from you. An hour or two putting up signs and helping with finishing touches would be greatly appreciated. Helping on the day at an open garden would support our garden owners and visitors alike. The day will be lively and enjoyable, please join us!Any offers of help gratefully received!Richmond Hill Open Gardens is a community event, seeking to involve as many people as possible for the benefit of two very worthwhile local charities.Please email us at info@richmondhillopengardens.org
Richmond Good NeighboursRichmond Good Neighbours has provided help and support to people in Richmond for over thirty years. Based in St Matthias Centre, they co-ordinate regular and one off support to the elderly, disabled and housebound in the local community. Around 60 volunteers help with tasks such as shopping, transport, getting to appointments, occasional gardening and basic computer assistance. The charity also provides a visiting and befriending service.www.richmondgoodneighbours.org.uk Registered Charity no: 1073852
Open Gardens National Directory: www.opengardens.co.ukPetersham Open Gardens: www.petershamopengardens.orgPetersham Horticultural Society: www.petershamhorticulturalsociety.comSt Matthias Church centre: www.richmondteamministry.org/stmatthiasThe Decor Cafe: www.thedecorcafe.comBreweryLondon: www.brewerylondon.com
Follow   TWITTER FEED Tweets by @RichmondHillOG
CHARITY ——Proceeds from the day will be divided between two local charities doing excellent work with both young and old in our community:
By train or tubeRichmond Hill Open Gardens is a short walk from Richmond Station and will be clearly signposted.Richmond is on the District Line, Overground and has mainline services to Waterloo.
DogsAs much as we love dogs we regret they are not allowed in the gardens, apart from blind and hearing dogs of course.
Subscribe to our mailing list* indicates required Email Address* real people should not fill this in and expect good things - do not remove this or risk form bot signupsEnd mc_embed_signupYour email address will remain completely confidential and only be used for information on Richmond Hill Open Gardens events.
By bike or walkingThere will be signs posted along Richmond Riverside and from Richmond Park to Richmond Hill Open Gardens.
By busThe 371 bus (towards Kingston) goes directly from outside the railway station to St Matthias Church, the central point of Richmond Hill Open Gardens.Please see www.tfl.gov.uk for bus routes from Kew, Kingston, Sheen, Twickenham and surrounding areas
TICKETS ——Tickets are available at each garden on the route and at St Matthias Church Centre and will include a clearly labelled map to help find your way around. You can start at any garden and visit in any order. £10 per adult ticket, for entry to all the gardens. Children under 16 are free. Cash only please.For parties of 10 or over, please contact us by email to purchase tickets in advance, to avoid delays on arrival at the gardens.
By carParking on Richmond Hill on a Sunday is restricted and often congested. Please use the public car parks available in the town centre.
LINKS & THANK YOUS ——
Disabled AccessThere is very limited disabled access to gardens on Richmond Hill. Due to the hill most gardens have narrow entrances, steps and many have uneven surfaces. Those where wheelchair access is possible (60cm wide maximum) have been marked on the map (gardens 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12,15).
Designed by
Home-Start RichmondHome-Start Richmond celebrates its 20th Anniversary in Richmond borough this year and funds raised will support their new initiative to provide ante and post natal early intervention. Home-Start already supports vulnerable children under 5 and their families by training volunteers to give emotional and practical support. In 2014, 500 local children in 250 families were supported with the help of around 100 trained and supervised volunteers.www.homestart-richmond.org.uk Registered Charity no: 1108975
TRAVELLING TO RICHMOND ——Richmond is ideally located for visitors to arrive on the train, tube, bus, by bike, walking or driving.
Visiting gardens is thirsty work and delicious teas with home-made cakes will be served at the St Matthias Centre from noon until 4.30pm.Weather permitting there will be a barbeque outside Garden 1 – 54 Richmond Hill, from 11am until food runs out.Details of local pubs and cafés are on the website and the tickets.