Hampton Riviera is much more than a boat mooring facility. It provides everything you need to have a spectacular vacation in one of the Greater London’s most beautiful places.
Places of Interest
The magnificent Hampton Court Palace is a few minutes walk from Hampton Riviera. Renowned for being Henry VIII’s favourite royal residence, the palace was built circa1514 for Henry VIII and completed later by Christopher Wren, the same architect of St. Paul’s Cathedral. The Palace has not been inhabited by the British Royal Family since the 18th century but remains a national landmark and a celebrated part of Great Britain’s history.
The Royal Horticultural society hosts the annual Hampton Court Flower Show in Hampton Court Palace itself. Recognized as the largest flower show in the world it is a great event to pick up tips, tricks and equipment. Alternatively you can simply admire the efforts of exhibitors, experts and artists that attend each year.
Around the Hampton Court Palace lies the second largest Royal Park in London, Bushy Park. The park has a very distinctive landscape with an incredible variation of wildlife and habitats within its walls. Shaped mostly by its history as a Royal hunting ground it has a very unique landscape, there are also various ponds and streams that can also be enjoyed. One of the main attractions that Bushy Park possess are the Deer that roam throughout the park both the Red and Fallow variety of Deer can be seen, just as they did when King Henry VIII used to hunt there.
Food and Eating Out
When visiting Hampton Riviera you will undoubtedly be satisfied with so many gastronomic delights on offer in the nearby town, everything is available to enjoy from the fresh local produce including the local butchers, bakeries and markets on to some wonderful and welcoming restaurants, bars and cafés.
Activities and Shopping
For those who enjoy following the latest style trends there are some great retail venues to be explored, a whole host of top designer and bespoke shops are available to take advantage of in the nearby shopping centre. There is also an opportunity to follow more artistic pursuits, with a theatre, a host of art galleries and various music venues that suit all tastes in close proximity to Hampton Riviera. With central London a mere 35 minute journey away venues such as the National Gallery, Tower of London, London Eye, The Globe Theatre and of course Buckingham Palace are all easily within reach and are well worth a visit.