Thames Ditton, KT7
Thames Ditton is a village located in Surrey, almost bordering Greater London. It is situated on the southern bank of the River Thames between the towns of Surbiton, Esher and East Molesey.
Thames Ditton is a pretty area with a green, cobbled streets and a historic market place. Shops are centred around the High Street and comprise a mixture of high street stores and independent shops. Winter’s Bridge on Portsmouth Road has some smaller shops, including a chocolatier. The town has a variety of cafes, bars and shops, as well as a few art galleries and wine merchants. The area has a bustling delicatessen and cafe culture, with places like The Ditton Deli offering a relaxed eat-in atmosphere and a fantastic courtyard to the back with views over The Rythe. They offer a full deli counter with cold meats, cheese, olives and antipasti, as well as a gourmet takeaway meal service.
Nightlife is low key, and centres around traditional pubs and good restaurants. Many of the best can be found on the waterside, including The Albany, a stylish bar and restaurant that sits on the water’s edge. Ye Olde Swan Restaurant, also located on the riverbank, offers up fish and chips with a glass of Pimms on its beautiful terrace.
Property in Thames Ditton
Thames Ditton has retained a village feel and its sense of community and plentiful green space has made it a firm favourite with families. Property comprises a mix of grand period properties, and Victorian and Edwardian terraces and apartments. Queens Drive, which is situated right on the riverbank overlooking the Thames, is an exclusive, much sought-after street and is home to many large and expensive properties. Manor Road North and Savile Close are both newer developments which are popular due to their peaceful location.
The River Thames at Thames Ditton
There are activities and attractions to be enjoyed right along this stretch of the River Thames. Some highlights include:
- The Thames Ditton Regatta, held each May
- Try traditional river sports at Ditton’s Skiff and Punting Club
- Stroll along the river path to Hampton Court Palace and Grounds
Transport in Thames Ditton
- Thames Ditton railway station to Waterloo (35 mins)
- Plenty of good bus services including the 514 to Kingston and the 458 to Staines
- Easy access to the A3, M3, and M25
riverhomes – Waterside Property Experts in Thames Ditton
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