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The parks after lockdown

Please read the following information for the latest news and updates regarding changes to services and available facilities within our parks during the covid-19 pandemic.

Opening times and getting here

Richmond Park is open from 7:00 am in the summer and 7:30 am in the winter. The park is accessible by public transport with multiple bus stops surrounding the park and the Richmond train station nearby.

Visitor Information Centre

The visitor centre at Richmond Park is situated in the open square in front of Pembroke Lodge, by the car park. It is staffed by Friends of Richmond Park volunteers and is open every day, except Christmas day, volunteers permitting.

Free minibus service in Richmond Park

From 15 April - 28 October 2020, we are providing a free transport service to help visitors get better access to Richmond Park and in particular Isabella Plantation.

Accessibility information

Accessibility information for visitors to Richmond Park including independent audits of park facilities.

Parking in Richmond Park

Find out about parking in Richmond Park and view a map of all car park locations.

Deer safety advice for Richmond Park

The deer in Richmond and Bushy Park are wild and unpredictable. Read our safety advice for park visitors including photographers and dog walkers.

Tick bites and Lyme Disease

Woodlands and parks with deer, such as Richmond Park and Bushy Park, can attract ticks. Familiarise yourself with symptoms and things you can do to prevent tick bites.

Oak Processionary Moth

Important information on Oak Processionary Moth and what you should do if you find the caterpillars or their nests.

Flying drones in Richmond Park

The use of drones and remote controlled flying models is only permitted on the Flying Field in Richmond Park.

Park regulations, legislation and policies

Park regulations, legislation and policies help us to manage the parks and balance the needs of different park visitors.

Richmond Park Office contact details

Contact details for the Richmond Park office.

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