Find out what's going on at the Royal Parks Foundation and across all eight of London's magical Royal Parks.
"The Royal Parks" news stories:
- 15 April 2015
The hedgehogs of Regent’s Park need your help
Hedgehogs are one of the nation’s favourite species, but sadly their population has been declining alarmingly throughout the country over the last 15 years. And they need our help.
- 8 April 2015
Running for the trees!
In three weeks’ time, Regent’s Park Manager, Nick Biddle, will run the infamous 26.2 mile London Marathon in aid of an historic avenue of cherry trees in The Regent’s Park.
- 18 March 2015
The Egyptian goddess of nature comes to life on the shores of the Serpentine
Screen and stage actress Joely Richardson is coming to Hyde Park and will be playing to an audience of more than twelve million people this year, as she animates the Egyptian goddess of nature, the sculpture Isis.
- 27 January 2015
The Nomad Cinema comes to Hyde Park
This Valentine's weekend we're being you a series of film screenings in our magical, secluded indoor pop-up film venue right in the heart of Hyde Park.
- 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!
- 10 October 2014
On your marks, get set... go!
This year’s Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 12 October looks sets to be bigger and better than before. More than 16,000 runners will run this stunning 13.1 mile autumnal route dubbed the most beautiful run!
- 21 May 2013
Now we are ten...
In the ten years since we were formed to raise funds and raise awareness to support the magic of the Royal Parks for everyone to enjoy, we've committed more than £7 million to charitable activities in London’s Royal Parks.
- 16 May 2013
Designer deckchairs return to the Royal Parks
In our tenth anniversary year, we are thrilled to be developing our fifth collection of designer deckchairs, inspired by and created for the Royal Parks.
- 26 March 2013
Name a Pelican in St James's Park!
Thanks to the Tiffany & Co. Foundation, Prague Zoo and help from wildlife experts, three new Great White Pelicans make St James's Park lake their new home today and we need your help to name one!
- 27 April 2012
An evening of Italian flair in Kensington Gardens
Nell McAndrew, Ben Fogle, Giorgio Locatelli helped celebrate the launch of newly restored Italian Gardens in Kensington Gardens, including the fountain made famous when Hugh Grant and Colin Firth wrestled over Renée Zellweger in its basin in 2004.
- 26 April 2012
Amore revived in the Italian Gardens
Thanks to the support of the Tiffany & Co Foundation, the Italian Gardens in Kensington Gardens have been restored to recapture the glory of the 1860s.
- 9 March 2012
Isis Education Centre’s sustainable nature is recognised
Just six months after completion, the Isis Education Centre at The LookOut has been identified as an excellent model for sustainability by being shortlisted for a Greenbuild award.
- 20 January 2012
Come on a Ramble in the Parks...
To mark the launch of a brand new programme of guided walks in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens you can book your free place to explore the Parks.
- 18 January 2012
The 2012 Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon ballot is now open...!
The ballot gives everyone an equal chance to be at the start line and remains open for nine days until 5pm on Thursday 26 January 2012.
- 16 September 2011
A Magical Winter Wonderland Night to Support Charity
Come to our exclusive Hyde Park Winter Wonderland Charity Preview Night on Thursday 17 November 2011
- 14 September 2011
London Competition Carves an Inspiring Future for City Children
Art student designs a pair of carved wooden entrance pillars for a new Education Centre in Hyde Park
- 2 June 2011
New Watering Holes Drinking Fountain Gets the Lick of Approval from Dogs
We've been consulting with dogs and their owners in Hyde Park to see how they react to one of our new fountain designs.
- 10 November 2010
Two British Designers win International Competition to find the ‘Ultimate Drinking Fountain’
Trumpet and Watering Holes drinking fountains chosen from over 150 entries from 26 countries