- Richmond upon Thames parks and open spaces
London Borough of Richmond upon Thameslies to the south west of the conurbation. A large part of the borough is taken up with parks and open spaces, including some which attract both domestic and international tourism such as Richmond Park, Bushy Park, Kew Gardens, and Hampton Court Park; because of this the Borough has more open space than any other London boroughThere are over 100 parks and open spaces within its boundary and 21 miles of river frontage. Many of the open spaces are the erstwhile village greens.
The main borough-managed parks and open spaces are:
* "Barnes Common": local nature reserve, open grassland, trees and woodland
* "Barnes Green": focal point of Barnes village
* "Ham Common"
* "Kew Green"
Old Deer Park" Crown property, leased to Richmond Borough
* "Palewell Common",
* "Petersham Meadows"
Richmond Green" Crown property, leased to Richmond Borough
* "Sheen Common"
* "The Riverside": following the
River Thamesfrom Old Deer Park to Petersham Meadows under Richmond Bridge
* "Twickenham Green"
* [http://www.richmond.gov.uk/home/leisure_and_culture/parks_and_open_spaces/parks_by_name?alpha=A Alphabetical list of Richmond parks and open spaces]
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