The King's Observatory Tours - Book your Tickets
October and November 2019

For only the second time ever, the King’s Observatory is again open to the public for a limited period between 21th October and 27th November inclusive – weekdays only.

All tours will be accompanied by a guide. Tour times are 10.00hrs, 11.30hrs, 13.00hrs, 14.30hrs and 16.00hrs. The charge is £15.00 per person with a 25% discount for senior citizens, students and children under 16.  Please try to arrive at least 5 minutes early as tours commence on the advertised time.

Tickets for these tours must be purchased online via this website.

No dogs please.

There is a maximum of 10 people for each tour so please check the availability when booking. Please select a date and time from the options which time will be then reserved for you.  If all tickets have been sold out for one particular tour please check other convenient dates.

Please note..

– No refreshments are available on the premises.
– All users of the driveway that runs through the golf course to the building are asked to respect the rules of golf and give way to all players on the course so as to minimize any inconvenience to  members.
– All children under 8 years of age must be be accompanied by an adult.
– No facilities for wheel-chaired handicapped to visit the cupola. Otherwise welcome.


The King’s Observatory, TW9 2SB  Entrance off the A316.  Access is by way of the shared driveway with the Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club


By Train:  District Line or Main Line to Richmond Station from Clapham or Waterloo

By Bus:  Bus No. 490 to Pools on the Park which located at the entrance to the driveway.

By Car:  There is ample free parking available

By Foot:  It is approximately a 15-30 minute walk from Richmond Station to the King’s Observatory