346 locals recommend
Why locals recommend it
This huge park has the most incredible history—Henry VIII used to hunt here, and the Royal Ballet school is situated in the middle. It’s great for a run or long walk as there are wild deer roaming about and coffee stalls dotted around for when you want a break. One of our favourite places. Go and meditate by Pen Ponds at sunrise or sunset. It’s so peaceful and still.
Tips from locals
one of the only places you can go in London and feel like you're not in a city. hire a bike and cycle around or take a long walk amongst the deer.
The largest Royal Park in London (1,000 hectares/2,500 acres), and home to 650 deer. This pastoral landscape of hills and woodlands set amongst ancient trees, with plants, animals and butterflies, offers a peaceful respite to visitors. There are playgrounds at Kingston and Petersham gates, and two…
This is the most stunning Royal Park right on our doorstep. Go walking, running, horse riding or hire bikes - there is something for everyone. See the wild deer & experience the magic of where King Henry VIII used to live.