The Quest for the Royal Oak


A route going from the Windmill on Wimbledon Common, into Richmond Park to discover the Royal Oak tree. This great oak is over 750 years old and has seen over 30 Kings and Queens go.


The route is along paths on the Common and Richmond Park and mainly on major paths. A few places on the route could get muddy after wet weather.


The route described starts and finishes at the Windmill and you are welcome to take alternative pathways if you prefer.


The route does pass across the golf course at one point - please watch out for golfers. It also crosses the A3 and so please only use designated crossings and wait for the green man!

Map and route description attachment:

The Quest for the Royal Oak.doc: full description of the route including a map and photos of the destination goal.


If you do try this route, we'd love to have any comments you have good or bad so that we can improve this. Also, if you send in photos we will try to include those also.


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