- 17 June 2015
Top 5 things to do in Hyde Park this summer
Summer is here, which makes it the perfect time to get out and visit London’s beautiful Royal Parks! To make it even more exciting, we’ve planned a whole range of new events in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens that will give you the chance to escape the
- 9 June 2015
Introducing Team Squirrel's mascot Chester
I have the honour of taking Chester, the Team Squirrel Mascot, for his annual run this autumn and I’m looking forward to seeing you all – and running with you all - later in the year.
- 20 May 2015
If statues could talk...
Daniel Roche, Joely Richardson and Dominic West are bringing a series of statues to life in the Royal Parks this summer. Visit the Talking Statues in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens and when you touch your mobile phone to a digital reader at the base of
- 20 May 2015
Running in the Royal Parks
London’s eight magical Royal Parks cover over 5,000 acres of historic parkland, providing beautiful green spaces right in the heart of the capital where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city. They’re a place for you to relax and unwind, as well
- 30 April 2015
Get creative in the Parks this summer
Are you a budding landscape artist? The Parks, trees and natural scenery are the perfect opportunity for you to get creative and paint your very own landscape scene. This summer award winning artist Henrietta Simson is running some landscape art classes h
- 27 March 2015
Cameron Pearce's top 5 photographic secrets
Cameron Pearce, expert wildlife photographer and facilitator of our Photography Masterclass shares his top five photographic secrets to snap that perfect shot.
- 25 February 2015
Top 5 things to do in London's Parks this spring
Spring is coming which means very soon the days will be longer and hopefully sunnier giving you the perfect opportunity to get out in the Royal Parks! There are lots of exciting events and activities that you can be a part of, from yoga in Hyde Park to gu
- 10 February 2015
15 easy ideas for Random Acts of Kindness
Imagine if, just for one week, all of your social media feeds were flooded with acts kindness, uplifting stories, inspiring quotes, kind comments… wouldn't it be lovely? Well, that’s the aim of #RAKWeek2015 and we’re here with our quick and simple ways yo
- 3 February 2015
Make this year, your year
Make this year your healthiest year yet by following these tips and tricks from Mercedes Ngoh Sieff, co-founder of the award winning health retreat Yeotown, to kickstart a healthier, happier, more energised you,
- 12 January 2015
10 ways to get fit and healthy in London's parks
Exploring the great outdoors is great for your health and well-being. In fact just being in a park is proven to lower your heart rate and blood pressure. So make it your mission to get outdoors and enjoy your local parks more this year! Get some inspira
- 23 December 2014
A year in the Royal Parks
This year, with the help of our wonderful supporters, we've achieved some amazing things in London’s eight Royal Parks and we wanted to share some of them with you.
- 19 December 2014
Achilles comes to life in Hyde Park
We've brought the 18ft Achilles statue in Hyde Park to life. Just swipe your smartphone on a nearby tag and get a personal call back from the Greek hero of the Trojan War.
- 9 December 2014
7 reasons to visit Brompton Cemetery
This glorious garden cemetery is is loved by locals as well as visitors to the city, find out why.
- 23 October 2014
Late night volunteering to capture hedgehogs on film
Yusuf is a young film maker who kindly donated his skills and time to help conserve London's hedgehogs as part of a research project in The Regent's Park.
- 20 October 2014
Squirrel Robert Eriksson 'cracks' his 50km challenge!
Super squirrel Robert Eriksson not only took on the challenge of 'conkering' the Royal Parks Foundation Ultra Marathon as a member of Team Squirrel, but he did so on his 40th birthday! Find out why...
- 26 September 2014
Holly gets ready to 'conker' the race!
With just 2 weeks until the Royal Parks Foundation's Half Marathon, Super Squirrel Holly Vitow talks about why she chose to join Team Squirrel and raise funds for the Royal Parks Foundation.
- 6 August 2014
Bonding over tree suckers and thistles in Hyde Park
On work experience, Will experienced a new found sense of teamwork and togetherness with people of all ages when they all worked hard to remove the stubborn thistles and tree suckers of a Hyde Park meadow.
- 24 July 2014
More than just a (work) experience!
Jess needed no excuse to relive the childhood fun of pond dipping but also found her week valuable in terms of gaining experience in ecology and teaching too.