Summer walks in London

As the temperatures rise take a walk in a world of wildlife at our special places across London. There's a buzzing boardwalk to discover at Morden Hall Park, a riverside stroll to take in Richmond or a meadow to meander through at Osterley Park and House. Every step you take helps us look after the summer sights for generations to come.

A glimpse of the House across Garden Lake

Osterley Park and House 

Walk among the summer wildflowers in the Great Meadow or lap up the sunshine as you lap lakes at Osterley Park and House. There are also horticultural highlights of a hundred hues to see as you enter the gardens.

View of Fenton House from Hampstead Grove

2 Willow Road and Fenton House and Garden 

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and capture the feeling of countryside walk in Hampstead. You'll find an abundance of summer scent in the garden at Fenton House before heading across Hampstead Heath to marvel at Ernő Goldfinger's modernist enclave, 2 Willow Road.

The south front of Ham House in Richmond, London

Ham House and Garden 

Take in the summer sights as you embark on a riverside stroll from Richmond Station to Ham House and Garden. See the only view in England protected by an Act of Parliament as you depart the bustle of Richmond and escape to a rural riverside walk along the Thames Path.

Rear exterior of Rainham Hall

Rainham Hall 

With the River Ingrebourne as your companion you'll encounter a wealth of wildlife on a walk from Upminster to Rainham Hall. Encounter glades, mature woodland and meadows before exploring the Hall's community gardens and spot the bird and butterflies.

Young boy walking through the summer meadow in Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Park 

As the summer arrives Morden Hall Park bursts in to life. Surrounded by meadows, trees and the gentle sounds of birdsong and running water, the park offers a rare sense of discovery and a chance to get away from it all.