Location: Richmond, Greater London TW10
Category: Parks
Phone: 020/8948-3209
Hours: Mar.-Sept., daily 7 AM-dusk; Oct.-Feb., daily 7:30 AM-dusk
Website: http://www.royalparks.gov.uk

Richmond Park, the largest Royal Park in London has become a peaceful respite to many who visit it, from all over the world. Not only does it boast eye-catching pastoral landscapes of hills and woodlands, but it also has the added appeal of 650 roaming deer. (The site was originally used for deer hunting!)

It is now a National Nature Reserve. Not only that but it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation also! Surely, those three titles tell you that this truly is a magnificent place in England!

It has changed very little over the last few centuries, and neither has its rolling landscapes. If it is stunning ponds, lazy gardens and beautiful grasslands that you are looking for in your trip to London, then this is the place to find it.

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