Recreation and Sports Parks and Gardens in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Recreation and Sports Parks and Gardens

Battersea Park

A large inner city park rich with wildlife and a selection of 4000 trees, some dating back to 1858. Read the history of the park, opening times and rules. SW11.

Bushy Park

Located north of Hampton Court Palace and containing the famous Arethusa 'Diana' Fountain. View the park facilities and events with travel details. TW12.

Chelsea Physic Garden

Founded in 1673 to promote the study of botany in relation to medicine and containing more than 5000 plant species. View visiting details and its SW3 location.

Chiswick House Gardens

Created by Lord Burlington and William Kent in 1729 and the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement. Details of the sloping lawns, flowers, shrubs and specimen trees.

Crystal Palace Park CSG

Community Stakeholders Group information on this 200 acre landscaped park located in south east London. Details of public activities and events opening times, photographs and a map.

Finsbury Park

A grade II listed Haringey park opened in 1869. Highlights the park's original features including the American Gardens and the historical Alexander McKenzie’s flower gardens. N22.

Jubilee Gardens

Created in 1977 to mark the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, offers views of the Thames and London Eye and is located in central London. SE1.

Kew Gardens

Botanic garden with details on exhibits, education, and useful links.

Lee Valley Regional Park

A 26 mile path running through parkland along the banks of the River Lee up to theThames at East India Dock. EN2. LeeValleyPark

London Parks & Gardens

A comprehensive list of royal and non-royal parks and gardens located throughout central and outer London.

London Parks & Gardens Trust

A group of amateurs and professionals highlighting the parks, gardens, cemereties and churchyards throughout London.

The Royal Parks

Maps, locations and the facilities offered in the 8 London Royal parks, including St James, Hyde, Greenwich, Richmond and Regent's parks plus the 16.5 hectare Brompton Cemetery.

Top London Gardens

Highlighting the best loved and most visited gardens in London.

Victoria Park

The city's first public park located in the East End and opened in 1845. Contains oaks, horse chestnuts, cherry, hawthorns and Kentucky coffee trees. View a location map with details of events. E3.

Victoria Tower Gardens

A small park located near to the end of The Houses of Parliament with a sculpture made by Rodin in 1895 and a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst. SW1P.

Waterlow Park

A 20 acre park given to the public by Sir Sidney Waterlow in 1889. View maps, details of the flora and fauna and opening times. Bordered by Highgate Cemetery. N6.

Wimbledon and Putney Commons

Provides historical information and news. Includes activities, articles, and publications.

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