Swan Upping Bike Ride

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Historic Swan Upping Bike Ride See this annual event of swan marking on the River Thames using our bikes. The mute swan was given royal status in the 12th Century and Swan upping is the marking of the new cygnets to prove ownership to either 2 livery companies, the Vintners, the Dyers or the Queen. We enjoy the first day of this annual week long event, starting from Shepperton Train Station and cycling to Staines Upon Thames. We will see …

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Kew Gardens By Bike

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Arrive at Kew Gardens by bike Arrive at Kew Gardens by bike after cycling the University Boat Race route of the River Thames on our Ale Tasting Bike Tour. Pass Fullers Brewery, the oldest brewery in London, taste their beers and visit the brewery Shop*. See historic houses and ancient pubs on this route crossing the River Thames several times. If you prefer cycle the largest Royal Park of London before or after your Kew Gardens visit on our See …

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Kew Botanic Gardens by bike

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Kew Botanic Gardens by bike Arrive at UNESCO World Heritage Kew Botanic Gardens by bike on either our or our bespoke Ale Tasting Bike Tour Cycle the University Boat Race route of the River Thames, pass Fullers Brewery,taste their beers, visit the brewery Shop* (closed Sundays) and a riverside pub before arriving at Kew Gardens. Offered Tuesdays Royal Deer Park Bike Tour Enjoy cycling Richmond Park the largest Royal Park of London and an old royal hunting ground where deer …

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Afternoon Hampton Court Palace Bike Tour

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Afternoon Hampton Court Palace Bike Tour After your morning palace visit cycle the scenic River Thames path to beautiful *Richmond Upon Thames, Zone 4 London. Saturdays 2pm March-November Half Day £35 inc bike hire, 13km/8 miles Or Request A Date £140 (4 people) Check Dates Available: 5 out of 5 stars Reviewed July 2018 by mK F “Great afternoon out with a fun and knowledgeable guide” As a family with teenagers, it’s sometimes hard to find something everyone wants to …

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Richmond Art House Bike Rides

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Richmond Art House Open Studios 21st-23rd + 28th-30th June. Use our bikes to cycle between the various art studios, bike hire provided delivered and collected from various locations so you can enjoy on your own. Sunday 23rd-11am Richmond to Hampton Court, via Teddington Lock to various studios Hampton Wick, Home Park, Hampton Court studios, Bushy Park and Teddington studios. Finish The Railway pub and return from Teddington Train Station. £45 inc full day bike hire + escort, own bike free …

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London Royal Parks Cycle

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London Royal Parks Cycle A day trip to South West London, Zones 4 + 5 are the 2 largest London Royal Parks, old royal hunting grounds where deer roam freely. We have been granted permission by Royal Parks to show you these beautiful areas, either Richmond Park, the largest on our Royal Deer Park Ride or Bushy Park the 2nd largest on our full day Hampton Court Palace Bike Tour. Both of these London Royal Parks are old hunting grounds …

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Bike Tour To Windsor Castle

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River Thames bike tour to Windsor Castle Our bike tour to Windsor Castle passes quaint locks and riverside pubs, historic villages and Royal Farm Shop before arriving at the country residence of Queen Elizabeth II. The wonderful town of Royal Windsor lies on the River Thames and can be cycled to from various locations. The main attraction is the 14th Century Windsor Castle which is the longest occupied palace in history. Request A Bike Tour to Windsor Castle (cost 1-4 …

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Richmond Palace Bike Tour

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Richmond Palace Bike Tour Enjoy the rich local history of Richmond, cycle Richmond Palace Bike Tour and see the remains of this Tudor palace of royals. Built by Henry VII in 1501 it was used for the next 150 years for Xmas celebrations, festivities and used by some as favourite residences. Located on the banks of the River Thames by Richmond Green where jousting and theatricals were held to impress visitors. Mary I and Elizabeth I enjoyed staying here, Elizabeth …

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Eel Pie Island by bike

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See Eel Pie Island by bike, the island full of musical history Eel Pie Island gets its’ name from the local delicacy made in this area in the 16th Century, the first of the season being sent to Hampton Court Palace for the royals to taste! A lady had a shop on Eel Pie Island selling her pies to the Victorians stopping here by boat In the 19th Century Eel Pie Island was a hot spot for wealthy Victorians travelling …

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Twickenham Rugby Match Bike Tours

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Twickenham Rugby Match Bike Tours Twickenham is home to the England International Rugby Stadium, visit after enjoying this beautiful area on our Twickenham Rugby Match Bike Tours. If you have tickets for England or Harlequins matches you can enjoy cycling the largest Royal Park of London, Hampton Court Palace*, or ale tasting. 25 bikes for hire Twickenham Rugby Stadium Harlequins Rugby Stadium Winter warmers en route Hotel recommendations Luggage transfer possible Riverside pub/stadium finish Or Twickenham Brewery drinks *Cycle from Hampton …

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