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Update on parking charge proposals

The Royal Parks will proceed with proposals to introduce parking charges in Richmond and Bushy Parks in all public car parks, bringing them in line with its parking policy across the rest of the Royal Parks and with many other similar public amenities.

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Deer safety advice for Bushy Park

Bushy Park is a nature reserve allowing herds of wild deer to roam freely throughout the park. Be aware and take a look at our deer safety advice.

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‘Dogs on leads’ to be compulsory during deer birthing season in Richmond and Bushy Parks

From Tuesday May 4 May until Monday 2 August 2021, dogs will be required to be on a lead in all areas of Richmond and Bushy Parks. This is to protect both deer and dogs during deer birthing season.

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Opening hours

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. 
Bushy Park opening / closing times 2021 (PDF 86.48 KB)

*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.

By Train

From Waterloo to Teddington/Hampton Wick/Hampton Court - 5 to 10 minute walk, entering the park through the Sandy Lane Gates.

By Bus

  • 111 Kingston - Heathrow
  • 216 Kingston - Staines
  • 285 Heathrow - Kingston
  • 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.

By Car

There are four car parks within Bushy Park and these are clearly marked on the Bushy Park map.

Parking is free of charge. There is no parking when the vehicle gates are locked. You may be subject to a fixed penalty notice issued by the Metropolitan Police Service if your vehicle is still in the park after vehicle gate closure.

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.

Update on parking charge proposals

The Royal Parks will proceed with proposals to introduce parking charges in Richmond and Bushy Parks in all public car parks, bringing them in line with its parking policy across the rest of the Royal Parks and with many other similar public amenities.

Find out more »

Deer safety advice for Bushy Park

Bushy Park is a nature reserve allowing herds of wild deer to roam freely throughout the park. Be aware and take a look at our deer safety advice.

Find out more »

‘Dogs on leads’ to be compulsory during deer birthing season in Richmond and Bushy Parks

From Tuesday May 4 May until Monday 2 August 2021, dogs will be required to be on a lead in all areas of Richmond and Bushy Parks. This is to protect both deer and dogs during deer birthing season.

Find out more »

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