The Old Deer Park is a beautiful location near the River Thames in Richmond. Set near the world-famous Kew Gardens this impressive park is also only two minutes walk from Richmond Overground, British Rail and The District Line Underground station. Only 25 minutes from Waterloo Station by train this place is well worth a visit. The Old Deep Park was originally a hunting area used by James Ist as far back as 1604. Facilities in The Old Deep Park include swimming, golf, tennis and an outdoor gym. there is also a kids play area. There are no longer any deer living in the park.