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Richmond Park

Tel: 0300 061 2200 E: richmond@royalparks.org.uk

Web: www.royalparks.org.uk

Open: Summer: 7am - dusk; Winter: 7.30am - dusk

Bus: 371 (to Richmond Gate), 65 (to Petersham

Gate), 85 (to Ladderstile Gate - for the

Isabella Plantation)

London's largest Royal Park with 2,500 acres of

hills, woodlands, gardens and grassland. Home to

herds of red and fallow deer, the gated park is a

designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and

Nature Reserve. Adventurers can enjoy a host of

activities such as horse riding and cycling. The park

also houses the magnificent Isabella Plantation

and the gardens at Pembroke Lodge.

parks@richmond.gov.ukens

The Embankment, Twickenham, TW1 3DU

Tel: 020 8891 1141 E: parks@richmond.gov.uk

Web: www.richmond.gov.uk/parks_and_open_spaces

Open all year.

Bus: 33, 267, 281, 290, 490, H22, R68, R70

Overlooking Twickenham Embankment, these

gardens have play equipment for hamptoncourt@hrp.org.uk>Home Park

Hampton Court Palace

Park open all year

Historic Royal Palaces main switchboard Lines

open (09.00 to 17.00 GMT)

Tel: 020 3166 6000 Text: 18001 020 3166 6000

E: hamptoncourt@hrp.org.uk

Bus: 111, 216, 411, 461, R68

Extending from the sumptuous grounds of Hampton

Court Palace and hugging a bend in the River

Thames, this royal deer pabushy@royalparks.org.uk

Scientific Interest for nature conversation and is

home to the Long Water Canal, Hampton Court

Palace Golf Club and a herd of 300 fallow deer.

Bushy Park

Tel: 0300 061 2250 E: bushy@royalparks.org.uk

Web: www.royalparks.org.uk

Open all year.

Bus: 111, 216, 411, 481, X26, R68

A stone's throw from Hamptonparks@richmond.gov.ukthis Royal Park is a designated Site of Special

Scientific Interest, home to free-roaming deer,

the famous Diana Fountain, woodland gardens, a

large children's play area and the Chestnut Avenue

designed by Sir Christopher Wren.

Old Deer Park

Tel: 020 8891 1141 E: parks@richmond.gov.uk

Web: www.richmond.gov.uk/parks_and_open_spaces

Open all year.parks@richmond.gov.uk 371, 490, 493, H22, R68, R70

Formerly part of a hunting park attached to

Richmond Palace, it plays host to various sports

and events throughout the year. Facilities include

two playgrounds, tennis courts, outdoor gym,

sports pitches and indoor and outdoor

swimming pools.

Terrace Gardens and Richmond

Hill view point

Petersham Road/Richmond Hill, Richmond

Tel: 0845 6122 660 E: parks@richmond.gov.uk

Web: www.richmond.gov.uk/parks_and_open_spaces

Bus: 65, 371

The Terrace Gardens are famous for their seasonal

bedding, shrubberies, rockery and rose garden, all

set amongst fine trees and sloping lawns. Features

of the garden history remain, including the statue of

the River God and an ice house set in the slope to

the rear of the thatched summer house. From the

gravel wall at the summit of Richmond Hill many

landmarks can be viewed, and on a clear day you

can see as far as Windsor castle!

Crane Park

Entrance off Ellerman Avinfo.london@wwt.org.ukertsey Rd

Tel: 020 8755 2339

Open all year.

Bus: 110, H22

Crane Park follows the bends of the River

Crane from Twickenham to the Hanworth

Road, Whitton. The tranquil nature of the

reserve is a haven for wildlife including marsh

frogs and rare water voles. There is a cycle

track, the remains of a gunpowder mill and a

Sot Tower blended with riverside meadows

and wooded riverbanks.

WWT London Wetland Centre

Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London,

SW13 9WT

Tel: 020 8409 4400 E: info.london@wwt.org.uk

Web: www.wwt.org.uk/london

Open: 7 days a week (except 25th December).

Summer opening: 9.30am - 5.30pm (last

admission 4.30pm); winter opening 9.30am -

4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)

Admission with gift aid: Admission with gift

aid: Adult £14.00; Concessions £11.90; Child

£8.50; Family £38.25 (2 adults & 2 children);

Under 4's free

Nearest Station: Barnes, Barnes Bridge and

Hammersmith

Bus 33, 72, 209 and 485

The WWT London Wetland Centre is a 105-

acre award-winning nature reserve. There

are trails ablaze with wildlife and encounters

with some of the world's most endangered

birds. Add to that, a packed line-up of events

throughout the year, a cafe and gift shop.

Disabled access: YesDisabled access: Yes.

Information correct at the time of going to print. Check websites for details.

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