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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.

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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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Six things you should know about deer birthing season

Over the next few months, around 300 deer will be born across Richmond and Bushy Parks. In this blog we highlight six fascinating facts about the annual deer birthing season.

Find out more »

Opening times

Richmond Park is open to vehicles from 7:00 am in the summer and 7:30 am in the winter. Vehicle gates close at dusk all year round.

Pedestrian gates are open 24 hours except during the six week deer culls from November to early December and February to early March. During these months, pedestrian gates open at 7:30 am and close at 8:00 pm.

Getting to Richmond Park

Richmond Park is accessible by public transport. Plan your journey using public transport by visiting the Transport for London website.

If you are using a mobile GPS device, the postcode for the park is TW10 5HS - this is for guidance only as the park covers a large area.

By Tube / Train

Richmond Station - National Rail or District Line (and then catch the 371 or 65 buses to the pedestrian gate at Petersham)

By Bus

  • 190 Hammersmith - Richmond
  • 391 Hammersmith - Richmond
  • 419 Hammersmith - Richmond
  • R68 Bushy Park and Richmond

Northside:

  • 33 Hammersmith - Richmond
  • 337 Richmond - Clapham Junction
  • 485 Richmond - Wandsworth

Southside:

  • 85/N85 Putney - Kingston
  • 265 Putney - Tolworth
  • K3 Roehampton Plough - Esher

Eastside:

  • 72 Roehampton - East Acton
  • 493 Richmond - Tooting

Westside:

  • 65 Kingston - Ealing Broadway
  • 371 Kingston - Richmond

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.

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 »

Six things you should know about deer birthing season

Over the next few months, around 300 deer will be born across Richmond and Bushy Parks. In this blog we highlight six fascinating facts about the annual deer birthing season.

Find out more »

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