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Good anytime, best in spring

This is a mature plantation in the middle of the park. The best time to go is in late April/early... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael G
Always beautiful

The Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park is known in April/May for the beautiful hydrangeas around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Richmond Park, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 5HX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a mature plantation in the middle of the park. The best time to go is in late April/early May when the azaleas are in flower, but it is worth the trip at any time. Try to find all three ponds, but at azalea...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been visiting here since childhood. Used to be a wonderful wild place with beautiful Victorian planting, streams with little wooden steps a place to get lost in and hidden corners. Since lottery funding it has become sanitised in the worst possible way lots of chopping...More

1  Thank susiem22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park is known in April/May for the beautiful hydrangeas around the pools but it’s definitely worth returning now as we enter autumn. The colours are truly beautiful in the trees. It is such a beautiful park, free to park and...More

Thank 01tw1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go in the Azalea season in Spring, and you will be amazed by the riot of glorious colours!! Park at the top carpark and walk down to the gated plantation.

Thank Riche K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pick the right season and this place is a riot of colour! Well worth a visit at different times of year.

Thank daves_best_spots
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old old flora, meandering walks, a couple of tranquil ponds right out of a Japanese picture, one with cobbled stones and ducks...a lovely outing for the family

Thank 197ruchis
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

No words really justify the very pure beauty of this hidden gem. It’s a beautiful, calm, and enthralling little treat. Amazing plants and old wise trees. Perfect soundtrack of creaking branches, trickling water and a bird chorus to rival any choir. It’s just perfect!

1  Thank Manish132
Reviewed August 7, 2018

You could honestly have tripped into Wonderland here. A short walk from Richmond Park's free car parks and you are in a secure joy of blooms. Stepping stones, waterfalls and open parklands await - tranquil, colourful and shaded. Possibly not easiest access vs main park,...More

2  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

How can I disagree! Been there many times and this summer it was as magnificent as ever. Plenty of flowering shrubs in bloom and lots of water life on the large pond. There are many walking paths of various lengths and plenty of places to...More

1  Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The Isabella Plantation is glorious and inspiring, as well as being beautifully tranquil. I loved this place so much that I moved close by!

4  Thank Michelle R
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Response from bwanamdevu | Reviewed this property |
No! It's just a part of the park which is open access.
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Yes dogs are allowed but they need to be kept on leads.