At the end of September I finally got out to Richmond Park. Amie and I met at Westminster and took the tube out there together. The weather actually managed to cooperate perfectly! We only got hit with a little bit of mist on our way back into central London.
After starting to feel a bit closed in to a concrete jungle for the last few weeks, it was refreshing to get out to the large open areas in Richmond. We walked – and may or may not have gotten slightly turned around – though a lot of green space which may or may not have actually been part of the park, but was lovely all the same!
The cafe-within-a-greenhouse was great. Leafy plants were hanging over – and touching – our table from almost every angle. My cake was delicious. At this point in my London adventure, I think my blood is 50% tea, so I feel confident in my taste-of-tea-judging, and the blend I had was excellent.
My favorite part though, were the MASSIVE deer in Richmond Park itself. They were huge. And everywhere. And not near as afraid of humans as I expected them to be. I guess that’s what happens when they aren’t hunted.