Richmond (Richmond-upon-Thames)

Things to do in Richmond (Richmond-upon-Thames)

At the base of Richmond Hill, Petersham Nurseries is a beautiful garden and shop set apart from bustling London. When Gael & Francesco Boglione purchased the nursery, they reunited the original Petersham House estate.

Since the Royal Botanic Gardens were established in 1759 by Princess Augusta, they’ve expanded from nine acres to more than 300; Victorian-era greenhouses and the sprawling grounds overflow with 33,000 species of flowers, plants, and trees (the world’s largest living collection).