There are many interesting things to see and do around Petersham so you can make a whole day out of your visit.
Petersham is a small historic village by the River Thames near Richmond in south west London. www.petershamvillage.org
There are many interesting things to do in the area. Some ideas are on this page. For more see www.visitrichmond.co.uk/richmond &
Teas & BBQ in the Scout Field
Delicious teas with home-made cakes kindly provided by the Petersham & Ham Sea Scouts will be served at scout field from 11.00am. There will also be a BBQ weather permitting from 12.00 noon. More information
Teas at Petersham Lodge
Teas & homemade cakes with be served from 11am at Petersham Lodge on River Lane. More Information
If you'd like to start your visit with lunch there are a number of excellent choices. Booking is recommended.
The Dysart Restaurant www.thedysartpetersham.co.uk
The Bingham Hotel www.thebingham.co.uk/
The Petersham Hotel www.petershamhotel.co.uk
Petersham Nurseries www.petershamnurseries.com
The Fox & Duck Pub www.whatpub.com
Richmond Park is the the largest of the capital's eight Royal Parks and the biggest enclosed space in London. You can enter via Petersham Gate which is opposite The Dysart by the bus stop. www.royalparks.org.uk
St Peter's Church
Our ancient Parish Church of St. Peter (with original box pews) will be open to visitors from 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm (last admission at 4:30) during which time church guides will be in attendance.
Conducted tours of the churchyard will also take place every hour from which visitors can get an insight into the social history of Petersham from the 1600's. www.petershamvillage.org
Internationally prized garden centre, Petersham Nurseries is a tranquil oasis and seedbed of inspiration right in the centre of Petersham Village.
You can dine in the glasshouse restaurant, browse plants in the nursery, find antiques and gifts in the shop, or sit, wander and enjoy seasonal food and homemade cakes in the teahouse. www.petershamnurseries.com
Ham House (National Trust)
Ham House is a wonderful stately 17th century home with a historic collection of textiles, furniture and paintings dating back over 400 years. Outside, the open and formal restored 17th-century gardens surround the house and includes a productive kitchen garden containing many heritage crops.