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  Richmond Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richmond Park is the largest of the Royal Parks in London.
The park is policed by the Royal Parks Police service; in recent years the mounted policemen have been replaced by a patrol team in a four-wheel drive vehicle which can occasionally be seen on the roads and elsewhere round the park.
Richmond Park is also the name of a Parliamentary constituency comprising some of the districts that surround the park Richmond-upon-Thames, Barnes, Kew, Ham, Petersham, Sheen and parts of Kingston-upon-Thames.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Richmond_Park   (1097 words)

  
 Richmond Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Richmond Park is one of the largest deer parks in the country, where largely unrestricted public access is taken for granted by millions of people every year.
Richmond Park is one of a number of Royal Parks in and around London and is not alone in having free roaming deer as Hampton Court, Bushy and Greenwich Parks also have park herds, but it is the largest at 2,500 acres.
But Richmond Park is run for the benefit of the millions of people who use it each year, so it is inevitable that the manner in which the deer are managed is dictated to by the primary aim of the Royal Parks Agency, providing for the public.
www.deer-uk.com /richmond_park.htm   (2106 words)

  
 Victorian London - Entertainment and Recreation - Parks, Commons and Heaths - Richmond Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
RICHMOND PARK is so far from "the City," that we hesitate to include it among the lions of London; but, on the other hand, its accessibility renders it in reality a metropolitan outlet.
The beauties of Richmond are infinite: glimpses of shining waters, avenues of noble trees, woodland shadows, sunny reaches of green sward,- he who hath not visited Richmond Park knows little of the sweet park-scenery of England.
Richmond Park, which extends over 2,255 acres and has a circumference of nearly eight miles, is one of the most popular resorts of Londoners.
www.victorianlondon.org /entertainment/richmondpark.htm   (376 words)

  
 Friends of Richmond Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Richmond Park is the largest Royal Park in London, covering an area of 2,500 acres.
Richmond Park was established in its present form by Charles I, who in 1625 brought his court to Richmond Palace to escape the plague in London and turned the area on the hill above Richmond into a hunting park for red and fallow deer.
The Park has changed little over the centuries and, although it is surrounded by human habitation, the varied landscape of hills, woodland gardens and grasslands set among ancient trees abounds in wild life.
www.frp.org.uk /?page=aboutpark   (375 words)

  
 Greenwich Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of the Royal Parks of London, and the first to be enclosed (in 1433), Greenwich Park is a former deer-park in Greenwich and one of the largest single green spaces in south east London.
On the lower level of the park there is a popular children's playground (north-east corner, close to Maze Hill railway station) and an adjacent boating lake.
When London hosts the Summer Olympics in 2012 Greenwich Park will be the venue for the equestrian events and for the showjumping and cross country disciplines of the modern pentathlon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greenwich_Park   (572 words)

  
 Richmond Park
Richmond Park, extending over some 955 hectares (2,360 acres), is a heritage landscape of national importance.
The Park was enclosed as a hunting park by Charles I in 1637 and still retains many ingredients of a medieval deer park.
Essential to its character is the rich landscape of semi-natural acidic grassland, areas of bog and bracken, wetland, woodland and ancient parkland trees, and the herds of fallow and red deer that still roam the park.
www.guidetorichmond.co.uk /park.html   (301 words)

  
 London Borough of Richmond upon Thames - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames is a London borough in South West London and part of Outer London.
Parks take up a great deal of the borough and include Richmond Park, Bushy Park, Kew Gardens, and Hampton Court Park.
The borough was formed in 1965 by the merger of the Municipal Borough of Twickenham from Middlesex with the Municipal Borough of Richmond and the Municipal Borough of Barnes from Surrey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Borough_of_Richmond_upon_Thames   (396 words)

  
 Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey, Greater London
The borough of Richmond was formed in 1965 by the merger of the Middlesex borough of Twickenham with the Surrey boroughs of Richmond upon Thames and Barnes.
Richmond is a green and leafy town and it is surrounded by accessible open spaces.
To the east and south lies Richmond Park a large area of wild heath and woodland that was first enclosed by Charles I as a hunting park.
www.guidetorichmond.co.uk   (944 words)

  
 Richmond National Battlefield Park (National Park Service)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Richmond, Virginia, was at the heart of the conflict.
As the industrial and political capital of the Confederacy, Richmond was the physical and psychological prize over which two mighty American armies contended in bloody battle from 1861 to 1865.
Wartime Richmond, swollen by government, the military, refugees, prisoners, and the wounded, lived with anxiety and hope.
www.nps.gov /rich/index.htm   (354 words)

  
 Friends of Bryan Park
The Friends of Bryan Park was organized by concerned citizens of the Richmond area in March of 1994 to work for the preservation and improvement of Joseph Bryan Park.
Park is a 262 acre public park in the North Side of the City of Richmond, Virginia.
The park was presented to the city in 1909 by Belle Stewart Bryan and her family "...as a free park for the use of and benefit of all its citizens" as a memorial to her late husband.
www.friendsofbryanpark.org   (126 words)

  
 Richmond Park, United Kingdom
With an area of some 660 ha (2,300 acres), Richmond Park is the largest city park in Britain and the one with the oldest oaks.
The old town of Richmond, in the area of which it lies, situated on the southwestern outskirts of London on the south bank of the Thames, is one of the 32 London boroughs and one of the city's most favored residential suburbs.
The park was enclosed by Charles I in 1637 as a deer park, and numbers of red and fallow deer still roam at large in its well-wooded expanses, while the Pen Ponds, excavated in the 18th century, are the haunt of waterfowl of all kinds.
www.planetware.com /london/richmond-park-gb-sr-ri.htm   (221 words)

  
 Richmond National Battlefield -- Home Page
Located on the James River, only 110 miles from the Federal capital of Washington, Richmond was a symbol and prime psychological target throughout the Civil War.
Meanwhile, Richmonders held "starvation parties" with dancing but no refreshments, and sold their clothes, jewelry, and anything else they had for food.
Then, in one of war's endless ironies, the South was blessed by the wounding of its commanding general, Joseph E. Johnston, at the battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862.
www.nps.gov /rich/home.htm   (487 words)

  
 Time share information - best deals - RCI Points - RCI Resort - UK
Richmond Park is situated at Watton in Central Norfolk.
Richmond Park has been an RCI affiliated resort since 1996 and, in 1999 - 2000 was designated 'A Resort of International Distinction' by RCI.
As well as being the perfect location for golf-orientated holidays, Richmond Park is ideally placed for exploring all the attractions of East Anglia, being approximately 45 minutes drive from the Norfolk Coast, within 40 minutes of The Norfolk Broads and within easy driving distance of the historic cities of Norwich, Bury St. Edmunds and Cambridge.
www.richmondpark.co.uk /richmond2   (377 words)

  
 About Forest Park: Richmond Hill Historical Society
Richmond Hill Citizens are encouraging local planning boards to address the needs of the park.
With increased citizen involvement, the deterioration of the park will not only be stemmed but reversed, and we will be able to pass on to future generations the legacy we have received.
The essence of the park is to improve and embellish the quality of life for local residents.
www.richmondhillhistory.org /forestpark.html   (740 words)

  
 Monroe Park, Richmond, Virginia - As Seen in Postcards, 1900-1920
Purchased by the City of Richmond in 1851, the 7.5-acre area that became Monroe Park was located on the western edge of the city.
In the 1870s, as Richmond expanded west, the grounds became a fashionable city park as an increasing number of substantial houses were built in the area.
The park's survival was threatened in the late twentieth century as the neighborhood around it evolved from a residential area to a more urban landscape.
www.library.vcu.edu /jbc/speccoll/monroe.html   (526 words)

  
 Parks Victoria: Mount Richmond National Park page
Mount Richmond was named after Richmond Henty, one of the first European children born in the Portland area.
The national park was established in 1960, as a result of the dedication of local naturalists such as Noel Learmonth and Cliff Beauglehole.
Mount Richmond is an important habitat for the uncommon Southern Potoroo; a small member of the kangaroo family, it is seldom seen as it lives in thick undergrowth and is only active at night.
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au /1park_display.cfm?park=157   (560 words)

  
 Richmond School Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Richmond Park is a good example of Agency policy to acquire land for development in conjunction with school playgrounds in action.
The Richmond Urban Renewal Project required that park and open space land be acquired and developed somewhere within the project area.
The residents of the area thoroughly enjoy Richmond Park and school officials have noted a decrease in vandalism of all types because youngsters and individuals living in the area take pride in "their park." In 1976, Block Grant funds were made available for a pilot recreation program in the SESNA area.
www.cityofsalem.net /~parks/richmond_school.htm   (231 words)

  
 Let's save Richmond Hill Park / Mountain Xpress / mountainx.com
Richmond Hill Park sits along the French Broad River in northwest Asheville; the city has owned the property since the 1920s.
If the parking lot were reduced in size and parking along the new armory road or at the armory were better utilized, these trees could be spared.
So come visit the park, and then tell City Council, Parks and Recreation staff and the city manager that Asheville needs to be a true environmental steward by protecting the wetland's watershed and preserving this precious forest intact for future generations.
www.mountainx.com /opinion/2006/0524richmond.php   (1145 words)

  
 Dogpile - Web Search: Richmond Park
Park is the largest open space in London covering almost 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres).
Richmond Park, extending over some 955 hectares (2,360 acres), is a heritage landscape...
Park is one of the largest deer parks...
www.dogpile.co.uk /uk.dogpl/search/web/Richmond+Park   (212 words)

  
 Richmond Park Hotel Ltd. London, United Kingdom - Discounted rates at booking.com
The Richmond Park Hotel is a small, privately owned hotel in the heart of Richmond Town Centre.
Centrally located in Richmond, the Richmond Park Hotel is close to Richmond Bridge and on the banks of the famous River Thames.
Also within close proximity of the hotel is Richmond Park; famous for its numerous breeds of wild deer, Public Records Office, Twickenham Rugby ground, Kew Gardens well known for its breathtaking botanical displays, Hampton Court Palace of Henry VIII, Syon Park House and Museum.
booking.com /hotel/gb/therichmondparkhotel.en.html   (924 words)

  
 Richmond Nature Park
The Richmond Nature Park natural area is a part of the remnant Lulu Island Bog, an ecosystem that was once much larger than the present day pockets which are represented in the Nature Park and in the adjacent DND Boglands.
The blueberries have a significant impact on the bog ecosysem represented in the park.
Efforts by park staff to remove blueberries have resulted in areas where the typical physiognomy of the bog can be observed.
www.geog.ubc.ca /richmond/city/naturepark.htm   (593 words)

  
 NASCAR.com - Kenny Wallace to sub for Park at Richmond - September 5, 2001
Park, 34, who was in 11th in the Winston Cup point standings after the Southern 500, suffered what has been called a moderate concussion when he was knocked unconscious in a T-bone impact with Larry Foyt’s car.
The accident occurred under caution when something caused Park’s car to take a sharp left, directly into the path of Foyt’s No. 14 car that was accelerating up the inside of the 1.366-mile oval to take its place for a restart.
A NASCAR spokesman Wednesday afternoon said Park’s car remained at NASCAR’s research and development facility near Hickory, N.C., where it is being analyzed to determine what caused it to veer in front of Foyt’s car.
www.nascar.com /2001/NEWS/09/05/rodman_park   (750 words)

  
 Welcome to the Department of Parks and Recreation
The park is a unique area of wilderness shoreline located within the heart of a growing urban city.
Additional parking and access to the park is available at the Pony Pasture Rapids, at the North Bank Section and at the Huguenot Flatwater Section.
The Main Section of the park is located on the south side of the James River between the Boulevard and Lee Bridges.
www.ci.richmond.va.us /departments/parks/james.aspx   (1319 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | VOTE 2001 | RESULTS & CONSTITUENCIES | Richmond Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A very middle class constituency, it has the fifth highest proportion of non manual workers in the country (78.9% of its workforce) and over a third of its adult population possess higher educational qualifications, compared with a national average of 13% (according to the 1991 census).
Richmond was the top Local Education Authority (after the Isles of Scilly and the City of London which have very small numbers of schools) for primary school performance in 1999.
The constituency contains wards from both the London boroughs of Richmond Upon Thames and Kingston Upon Thames, all of which border onto Richmond Park- the largest open space in London and home to the lower school of the Royal Ballet.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/481.stm   (164 words)

  
 Visit London - City Guide - Royal Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The two most famous features of the Park are the Serpentine, a lake much used for boating and swimming, and Rotten Row, the world famous riding track and first public road to be lit at night in England.
The Park is also home to Kensington Palace, the Serpentine Gallery, the Round Pond, the Peter Pan statue and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground and seven-mile Memorial Walk.
The park was enclosed as a hunting park by King Charles I in 1637 and still retains many ingredients of a mediaeval deer park.
www.visitlondon.com /city_guide/royal/f_parks.html   (518 words)

  
 Richmond, Indiana A.A.R.S. Rose Garden
Richmond defined itself as the "Rose City" in the early 1970's.
The walkways of historic star bricks, from older residential areas of Richmond, were donated to the Garden by the city and installed in June 1988.
The Richmond All America Rose Garden is a community wide project and all volunteer.
www.waynet.org /nonprofit/rosegarden.htm   (738 words)

  
 Rosie the Riveter
War II / Home Front National Historical Park is located in the interim Richmond City Hall at 1401 Marina Way South, Suite C. Park staff have developed interim exhibits for the lobby.
The memorial is in a public park and is open every day during daylight hours.
Named after the Iowa town that lost the highest percentage of its sons on the battlefront, the ship is being restored by the Richmond Museum Association.
www.rosietheriveter.org   (515 words)

  
 Monroe Park - Richmond Virginia
Monroe Park is owned by the City of Richmond Department of Recreation, Parks, and Community Facilities and has been targeted by representatives from the Fan and from surrounding neighborhoods for an much needed end to its neglect.
The Monroe Park Advisory Council has been charged with the responsibility to advise City Council about the restoration, revitalization and improvement of the park as Richmond's centerpiece.
Monroe Park is one of the City's oldest parks (purchased by the City of Richmond in 1851 and is the largest park or greenspace within the boundaries of the Fan.
www.fandistrict.org /monroe/monroe_main.htm   (527 words)

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