Island Nature Reserve, Ellerman Avenue, Whitton, TW2 6AA, Tel: 020 8755 2339
Following the meandering bends of the River Crane, this delightful park is a hotbed of wildlife. The riverbanks are home to a thriving colony of Marsh Frogs and the very rare Water Vole.
Park Office, Holly Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, Tel: 020 8948 3209, Email
A selected 3.2km (2 miles) walking route, in the heart of historic Richmond Park which was enclosed as a deer park by Charles 1 in 1637.
next to Richmond Bridge, Richmond, TW9, Tel: 08456 122 660
With the historic Richmond Bridge, tides on the Thames and the countryside-like views towards Petersham Meadows, it is an ideal place for a leisurely walk.
Petersham Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW10, Tel: 08456 122 660
Terrace Gardens and adjacent Terrace Field, overlooking the River Thames, were formerly brickworks. Now the Gardens are famous for their seasonal bedding, shrubberies, rockery and rose garden, all set amongst fine trees and sloping lawns.