Richmond Park

Park Regulations

There are a number of policies and regulations that apply in the Royal Parks including specific guidance and rules for cycling. For the full overview on regulations please click here.

The following is a layman's summary of the main regulations, as they affect Richmond Park.

Under Park regulations it is an offence to:

  • Drive above the 20 mph speed limit
  • Drop or leave litter
  • Fail to keep a dog under control or (where required) on a lead
  • Permit a dog to foul
  • Permit a dog to chase, worry or injure a deer or other animal
  • Bathe in a pond
  • Interfere with a plant or fungus
  • Climb or interfere with a tree
  • Fish or take birds' eggs
  • Worry or injure an animal or bird
  • Feed or touch a deer
  • Park outside the car parks
  • Play games or sport, fly a kite or model aircraft except in designated areas
  • Carry on a trade

Information on the Park Regulations, Park Policies and Car Parking Regulations for the Royal Parks can be found here.