Locations in the category : Parks and Open spaces

Woolwich Stadium

This former cinder track was originally known as the Garrison Athletic Ground as it belonged to Woolwich Royal artillery. The 1924 WAAAs championships were held here. It was at what is now waste land opposite the site of the...

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Hyde Park

Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in central London and one of the Royal Parks of London. The park is divided in two by the Serpentine Lake. The park is contiguous with Kensington Gardens, which is widely...

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Highgate Wood

Highgate Wood
Highgate Wood is a 70 acre (28 hectare) area of ancient woodland in North London, lying between East Finchley, Highgate Village, and Muswell Hill. It was originally part of the Ancient Forest of Middlesex which covered much of London,...

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Waterlow Park

Waterlow Park
Waterlow Park is a 26 acre (105,000 m²) park to the south east of Highgate Village, in North London, England. It was given to the public by Sir Sydney Waterlow, as “a garden for the gardenless” in 1889. Lauderdale...

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Thames Barrier Park

The Thames Barrier Park is a 22 acre park in London’s docklands, named after its location on the north side of the River Thames next to the Thames Barrier. It is intended to aid the regeneration of the area...

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Coram's Fields

Coram’s Fields is a large open space in the London borough of Camden. Its occupies seven acres in Bloomsbury and includes a children’s playground, sand pits, a duck pond, a pets corner, café and nursery. Adults (defined as anyone...

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Grovelands Park

Located in Winchmore Hill, London is Grovelands Park which originated as a private estate. The house was built in 1797 to the designs of John Nash for Walker Gray, a Quaker brewer. The grounds were landscaped by Humphry Repton....

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Burgess Park

Burgess Park is situated in the London Borough of Southwark, in an area between Camberwell, and Walworth and Peckham. At 46ha (113 acres), it is one of the largest parks in Southeast London. Unlike most other parks in London,...

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Mudchute Park and Farm

The Mudchute was originally created over 150 years ago. The spoil from the construction of Millwall Dock was dumped onto nearby land. Later, when the dock was completed, the silt that accumulated in the dock was also pumped away...

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Connaught Square

Connaught Square, Westminster, London, was the first square of city houses to be built in the Bayswater area. It was named after the Duke of Gloucester, a member of the royal family who was also Earl of Connaught, who...

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