The Isabella Plantation is now an ornamental woodland garden, full of exotic plants, that is designed to be interesting all year round. But its name suggests a far humbler origin.
Richmond Park is a top UK site for ancient trees, particularly oaks, which have great historic and wildlife importance.
King Henry’s Mound offers fabulous panoramic views of the Thames Valley to the west and distant view of St. Paul’s Cathedral to the east.
New gates, which can be viewed through the King Henry's Mound telescope, have been installed on the edge of Sidmouth Woods to mark the tercentenary of St Paul's Cathedral.
Richmond Park offers a range of sports and leisure activities including cycling, horse riding and kiting. There's also playgrounds for children.
Situated on Poet’s Corner in Pembroke Lodge Gardens lies the Ian Dury bench, in memory of the rock star best known for his songs Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick and What a Waste.