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Opening hours

Pedestrian gates in Bushy Park are open 24 hours, except September and November when pedestrian gates open at 8:00am and close at 10:30pm, Monday - Friday.

Vehicle gates are open from 6:30 am to dusk and close at 7:00 pm in winter, and later in the summer - view the Bushy Park vehicle gate closing times.  Except in September and November when vehicle gates open at 8:00am on Monday - Friday.

The Woodlands Gardens start to open between 9:00 am and 9:30 am and close at dusk.

The Water Gardens open from 9:00 am and closes at dusk on Tuesday to Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. The Water Gardens are open on Bank Holiday Mondays and closed on the following Tuesday.

Getting to Bushy Park

Bushy Park is accessible by train and bus.  The postcode for electronic device users is TW11 0EQ, but note this is for guidance only as the park covers a large area. Parking and disabled parking available.

By Train

From Waterloo to Teddington/Hampton Wick/Hampton Court - 5 to 10 minute walk, entering the park through the Sandy Lane Gates.

By Bus

  • 111 Kingston - Heathrow
  • 216 Kingston - Staines
  • 411 Kingston - West Molsey
  • 465 Sandy Lane - Fulwell
  • X26 Express service Heathrow - Croydon
  • R68 Hampton Court - Richmond

Hampton Court Gate off Hampton Court Road and Teddington Gate off Sandy Lane.

By Car

There are four car parks within Bushy Park and these are clearly marked on the Bushy Park map.

Please note that every Saturday between 9:00 am and 11:00 am the car parks are likely to be extremely busy as the park is the venue for a recurring sporting event.  In addition on the first Sunday of every month a further sporting event takes place between 11:00 am and 12:30 pm. Once again the car parks are likely to be extremely busy.

Alternatively you can use Clapperstile car park - accessible from Queens Road, Teddington - and then enter Bushy Park on foot via Clapperstile Gate.

Remember, do not park on the roads or grassland.

There are blue badge car parking locations shown on the Bushy Park map.