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Richmond Park

As the largest of the Royal Parks, Richmond Park covers in excess of 2500 acres of woodland, hills, ponds and gardens and has 650 deer roaming free around it’s grounds.

Main attractions: The free roaming deer, Isabella Plantation, Pembroke Lodge and Gardens, King Henry’s Mound, Shire horses, two 18 hold golf courses.

Children: Bike hire is available from the north east Roehamption gate. Two playgrounds exist at the Kingston and Petersham entrance gates. Power kiting courses are also available with qualified instructors in three separate locations around the park.

Food and drink: Pembroke Lodge and Gardens is a licensed restaurant and cafe, surrounded by rose beds, ancient trees and evergreen magnolias.

Sports facilities: There are two eighteen hole golf courses which are open to the public, with an additional driving range and a well stocked pro shop.

Horticulture and wildlife: The deer are the main attraction in Richmond Park, with a population of 300 Red Deer and 350 Fallow Deer. The Isabella Plantation is a woodland garden with all year round plants, various streams and ponds. Two shire horses also work the park.

Transport: 13 tube and main railway station run along the parks border. There is also one on-site car park with toilet and baby changing facilities.

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