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Why locals love it

Just a short train ride out of the city to iconic Richmond lies the largest of London's eight Royal Parks. This historic wilderness not only accommodates a relaxing scenic stroll or cycle, but is home to 750 wild deer who can be seen in all their glory roaming the fields. This park is truly expansive, and one lap around the outer trail is 11km.

Why you should visit it

Both Richmond, and Richmond park are a truly unique experience that reflects the historic culture of England. Only 30 minutes away, it's a great opportunity to escape the chaos of the city for a few hours and enjoy a more peaceful adventure. If you plan to see it all, consider hiring a bike as it's around the size of London's West End.

Special tip

Richmond (Zone 4) can be accessed via the District Line of the Underground, or even quicker via South-West Trains services from Waterloo and Vauxhall.

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6 Comments

wonderful
Carl
Local
August 20, 2018
A great space, perfect for switching off and getting away from it all. Walk your dog too, they’ll be happy
Paul
Local
November 27, 2017
Best park in London, you won't be disappointed!
Álvaro
Traveller
September 13, 2017
Brilliant park
Aniruddho
Local
June 3, 2017
Gorgeous park outside the city, especially to go horseback riding
Sooz
Local
May 7, 2017

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