Located in Surrey, the town of Richmond is a typical English town. Visitors to Richmond will find that the town offers several landmarks and sights that are of interest and should not be missed during a visit to town. There are also numerous dining, shopping and entertainment options in Richmond as well as in surrounding localities. In addition, there are ample accommodation options in Richmond and the surrounding area as well. The town of Richmond is easily accessible from surrounding towns via connecting roadways. Richmond is located within a short distance of London and makes for a good day trip if you are going to be in the area.
The English town of Richmond is located within the borough of Richmond upon Thames. This borough is part of the city of London. The town is located about eight miles to the south west of Charing Cross.
The town is located on the southern side of the River Thames and opposite the area of East Twickenham. Some parts of the town of Richmond are located on the eastern side of the River Thames due to the way that the river flows and bends. The river flows from Petersham through to the area of Kew.
Richmond is a very popular area for both residents and tourists. The town offers a wide range of facilities that includes cafes and pubs. The town also hosts a farmers market that is held every Saturday. There is a wide range of traders selling products, which include vegetables, baked products, meats and dairy products.
The town also hosts two theatres that are known as Richmond Theatre and Orange Tree Theatre. Richmond attracts a wide range of national tours that perform at the main theatre in Richmond. Orange tree theatre has also attracted a vast number of national tours and this theatre has a reputation for quality productions.
For people that would rather watch films as opposed to a night at the theatre they have a choice of three cinemas that they could go to. The three cinemas are the Richmond Filmhouse and two cinemas from the film giants, Odeon. Richmond Filmhouse is an independent cinema and is located on Water Lane. The Odeon cinemas have a total of seven screens. One of the Odeon cinemas is located beside the bridge that goes into the town of Richmond.