Not far from the Thames in southwest London, you find Ham house. The easiest way to get here is to take the tube to Richmond Station and then take a stroll along the river to Ham House. The House is situated on the banks of the river Thames. There is a big garden surrounding the house and 500 000 bulbs are planted there in the spring. The 17th-century palace has a large collection of paintings and a rich history. Go up the country in London!