Car parks in Richmond Park are now accessible all week As part of our Movement Strategy we are trialling a scheme that reduces vehicle cut- through traffic while providing access to car parks . Details can be found on our Movement Strategy page for Richmond Park .
Vans and lorries continue to use Richmond Park as a through road, despite a ban that has been in force since at least 1997. When this reporter visited the park on Thursday, August 20, several trade vehicles were driving along Sawyer’s Hill.
Other visitors should use the Broomfield Hill car park . Parking is free of charge.
Walk Overview Explore London’s beautiful Richmond Park on this 7-mile circular walk through grasslands, woodland, heaths and the park’s iconic herds of red deer. Richmond Park is the largest of London’s Royal Parks and the capital’s largest Site of Special Scientific Interest.
approximately 2 – 2.5 hours
Vehicle access to car parks and park roads Please note that the current Movement Strategy trial has changed the way you can access the park by car, and the road between Richmond Gate and Roehampton Gate is not open to public vehicles at weekends. Please refer to the trial map and plan your journey carefully.
Car parks in Bushy Park are now open all week. The Pheasantry car park can only be accessed from the north side of the park via Chestnut Avenue. The Diana Fountain car park can only be accessed from the south side of the park via Chestnut Avenue. The car parks will be open during normal park opening hours.
Motor vehicles will be banned from using roads that cut through some of London’s biggest parks , including Hyde Park and Richmond Park . Royal Parks , the charity which runs 10 major parks and cemeteries across Greater London, said the closure will begin this Saturday, August 15.
Free parking facilities are available in the stadium’s North and West car park .
There are seven well-known wonders of the world, but the folk of Richmond know there is an eighth – the natural wonder that is Richmond Park . Did you know that the pedestrian gates to this stunning space never close? That’s right, the gates are open all night to walkers and cyclists.
The restrictions are generally enforced Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. throughout the City. There are some locations that have weekend restrictions as well, which are specifically noted on the signs.
There are now two toilet blocks within Isabella, one near Still Pond, and one by Peg’s Pond gate. The toilet at Still Pond is open between April and November, the toilet at Peg’s Pond gate is open year round. Both have wheelchair accessible cubicles.
Pools on the Park Richmond Since 1966, Pools on the Park has provided countless people with one of the most holistic leisure facilities in the area. Located just a minutes’ walk from Richmond train station, Pools on the Park lido, is a great spot to watch life go by and enjoy a cooling swim on a hot summer’s day.
For maps and details on many of the walking trails around Richmond , click on the PDF maps below or visit the Trail System Map. Garry Point Park/West Dyke Trail. Shell Road Trail. Middle Arm Trail. Iona Beach Trail. Richmond Nature Park Trail. London Farm House Trail. Minoru Park Trail. Horseshoe Slough Trail.