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Nature Walk in Richmond Park - Deer, Rabbits, Ducks, Parakeets

Hosted by the Consul of the London Outdoor & Nature Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 11 Aug 11:15 - 17:00

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Circular Nature walk in Richmond Park of 8 miles lasting about 3.5-4 hours & Pub Meal.

This activity is at your own risk and you are responsible for your own safety. It maybe cancelled or rescheduled due to poor weather forecast.

Richmond Park is the largest & wildest of the Royal Parks. In Protected content Charles I built an 8 mile wall around the park to keep in his Protected content

We will see the Isabella Plantation woodland gardens. A plantation well known for its Kurime Azaleas, we mights also get to see some rare and exotic plants, woodland glades, streams and stepping stones.

We then walk across the middle of Pen Ponds and towards Pembroke Lodge. We'll see White Lodge, built by King George II in Protected content now home of the Royal School of Ballet. Pembroke lodge (once home to the philosopher Bertrand Russell) has stunning views over the Thames Valley to Windsor castle.

We then climb King Henry's (VIII) mound and get a view of St Paul's Cathedral. We then follow the Tamsin trail passing the golf course, a brook, a pond and the Sultan of Abu Dhabhi's house.

Highlights

Isabella Plantation

Richmond Park Nature Reserve (a SSSI) Site of Special Scientific Interest

King Henry’s Mound (from where you can see St Paul’s cathedral by telescope)

We'll also get to see some Roe deer and if we're lucky some Indian ring necked parakeets