approximately 7 miles
Richmond Park is a fabulous park that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. Overshadowed by its central cousins, Hyde Park and Regents Park , the park in Richmond nonetheless offers visitors an enjoyable nature experience. Nevertheless, this expansive park is still worth the trip .
At 955ha, Richmond Park is undoubtably London’s premier running destination. The Tamsin Trail is the ideal taster. The trail roughly follows the park’s perimeter and can be started at any point.
Sunday morning long runs in Richmond Park are a great way to do your weekly long slow distance (LSD) run . The path round the perimeter of the park is about 7.2 miles. Some people do one lap, some do two (and some do in between).
A large volume of cyclists , observations of cyclists speeding or without helmets, fears of transmission through exhalation of air and excess burden on the NHS were amongst the key reasons that the Royal Parks made the decision to ban cyclists from Richmond Park , an FOI request reveals.
Richmond Park It measures 2,500 acres – three times the size of Central Park , five times bigger than Monaco.
Richmond Park is open to vehicles from 7:00 am in the summer and 7:30 am in the winter. Vehicle gates close at dusk all year round. Pedestrian gates are open 24 hours except during the deer cull in November and February. During these months, pedestrian gates open at 7:30 am and close at 8:00 pm.
While Richmond Park is best known for its undulating grasslands, ponds, and of course all those deer, head to the Isabella Plantation in the middle of the park , well you ‘ll find riotously colourful flower gardens, burbling streams, hidden paths and picnic -friendly lawns.
Go for a Walk on Richmond Park’s Tamsin Trail There are several walks within Richmond Park , but the biggest and the most popular is the Tamsin Trail which goes around the edge of the park . The trail is great for spotting deer as it makes its way past some of the deers ‘ favourite places within the Richmond Park .
Walking in Richmond Park , London Tamsin Trail. The Tamsin Trail is the main walking path in Richmond Park and goes all the way around the edge of the Park . Walking from Richmond Station to Richmond Park . Best viewpoints in Richmond Park . Beverley Brook walk . Map of where I took each photo.
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