Parks, open spaces and nature reserves in Richmond upon Thames

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Richmond upon Thames lies to the south west of London and has more parks, open spaces and nature reserves than any other London borough.

Isabella Plantation in bloom in May
View of sports facilities at Old Deer Park

These include:

There are over 100 parks and open spaces within the borough's boundary and 21 miles of river frontage. Many of the open spaces were village greens.

The main parks and open spaces managed by Richmond upon Thames Borough Council are:

The Crane Riverside Park, linking the boroughs of Richmond and Hounslow, is one of 11 parks throughout Greater London chosen to receive money for redevelopment by a public vote. The park received £400,000 towards better footpaths, more lighting, refurbished public toilets and new play areas for children.[1]

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  1. ^ "London parks get £6m for revamp". BBC News. 4 March 2009. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 

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