As one of England’s most historic towns, Kingston’s Ancient Market Place and riverside are full of sights and stories dating back to 838 AD.
Let Kingston Tour Guides take you on an extraordinary journey, rich with tales and artefacts from the historic Coronation Stone of Saxon Kings to Coaching Inns and one of the most famous dogs in the world!
Kingston Walking Tours provide regular weekend walks:
Town centre walks meet at the doors to the Market House in the Ancient Market Place (below the Golden Queen) every Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. from March to November and at 11:00 a.m. on the first Sunday of every month from December to February.
Old London Road and Clarence Street Walks meet at the tumbling telephone boxes in Old London Road,at 2pm on the second Sunday of each month from May to November.
Pubs of Old Kingston Walks meet at the tumbling telephone boxes in Old London Road ,at 2pm on the fourth Sunday of each month from May to November.
We can also provide walks of Surbiton on a monthly basis in the summer months and provide talks on the history of Surbiton, if required.
Walks are free.
We can also tailor our service to particular requirements, for example, private walks and illustrated talks. We regularly give talks to schools and colleges. Some topics that we are happy to provide walks and talks on include:
Kingston’s Historic Riverside
From Fish to Flight (Industry in Kingston)
Kingston’s Street Art
Kingston Characters (Talk only)
The Guides are volunteers from the local community who have been trained and independently assessed; only when qualified are they entitled to wear the official badge and to lead walking tours.