Congratulations!

You are now planning the most exciting date of your life! If you are planning to get married in Richmond, Surrey, an idyllic dream hotel is The Bingham. Set alongside one of the most scenic stretches of the river Thames, you are perfectly placed by the river to make a notable entrance and arrive by boat.

Turk Launches, is a 300 year old river boat company that  has been transporting wedding parties along the Thames for many years. We have the prettiest boats that can accommodate 20 – 150 people.

To arrive by boat promises to make a spectacular entrance and make your wedding day even more memorable,

 Options to arrive by boat

Wedding image to useThe historic Richmond Bridge provides an iconic backdrop to photos. The boat is your own private venue, and with the romance of the river makes for a truly romantic start to your day.

Enjoy a champagne reception as you cruise along with all your guests and the excitement starts to mount.  Turk’s Pier is just a one minute stroll to the Bingham hotel gardens providing many striking photo opportunities.

Pick up locations are usually from Kingston or Hampton Court Palace, but other piers can be available upon request.

It was all just so easy to arrange which you need when planning a wedding – nothing was a problem, it was all seamless organisation. The captain was a real character, it was brilliant – a novel way to celebrate our day.” Andy C

To enquire about arriving by boat, please complete the quick enquiry form on the Weddings page