Inaugurated in July 2017 Richmond Park was designed as a site of special scientific interest and a national nature reserve and spans over 5000 acres of Royal Park in London. Richmond Park can be accessed by automobiles from 7 AM during the summer and 7:30 AM during winter. The pedestrian gates are left open 24 hours and the park is also accessible by tube or train which is the national rail, the district line and also the bus.