The annual deer cull will take place at Bushy Park from Monday 2 September - Friday 4 October and Monday 4 November - Friday 13 December. During these periods the park will operate reduced opening and closing times for both its pedestrian and vehicle gates. Full details can be found here.
Pedestrian gates in Bushy Park are open 24 hours, except during the deer cull* (September and November) when pedestrian gates open at 8:00am and close at dusk, Monday - Friday.
The park office is open daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (excluding weekends).
Vehicle gates are open from 6:30 am and close at dusk, except during the deer cull* (September and November) when vehicle gates open at 8:00am on Monday-Friday. View the Bushy Park vehicle gate closing times.
The Woodlands Gardens start to open at 9:00am and close at dusk.
The Water Gardens open Tuesday to Sunday at 9:00 am and close at dusk. It is closed on Mondays. The Water Gardens are open on Bank Holiday Mondays and then closed on the following Tuesday.
*Please refer to latest news in the lead up to September and November for further detail on the planned start/end dates of the deer cull.
Getting to Bushy Park
Bushy Park is accessible by train and bus. The postcode for electronic device users is TW11 0EQ, but note this is for guidance only as the park covers a large area. Parking and disabled parking available.
From Waterloo to Teddington/Hampton Wick/Hampton Court - 5 to 10 minute walk, entering the park through the Sandy Lane Gates.
- 111 Kingston - Heathrow
- 216 Kingston - Staines
- 411 Kingston - West Molsey
- 481 Kingston - West Middlesex Hospital
- X26 Express service Heathrow - Croydon
- R68 Hampton Court - Richmond
Hampton Court Gate off Hampton Court Road and Teddington Gate off Sandy Lane.
There are four car parks within Bushy Park and these are clearly marked on the Bushy Park map.
Please note that every Saturday between 9:00 am and 11:00 am the car parks are likely to be extremely busy as the park is the venue for a recurring sporting event. In addition on the first Sunday of every month a further sporting event takes place between 11:00 am and 12:30 pm. Once again the car parks are likely to be extremely busy.
Alternatively you can use Clapperstile car park - accessible from Queens Road, Teddington - and then enter Bushy Park on foot via Clapperstile Gate.
Remember, do not park on the roads or grassland.
There are blue badge car parking locations shown on the Bushy Park map.