A Quick Overview of Richmond Park
Richmond Park, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, was created by Charles I in the 17th century as a deer park. The largest of London's Royal Parks, it is of national and international importance for wildlife conservation.
- The park is a national nature reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation and is included, at Grade I, on Historic England's Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England.
- Its landscapes have inspired many famous artists and it has been a location for several films and TV series.
- Richmond Park includes many buildings of architectural or historic interest.