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Popular Parks in London

London is one of the greenest cities in the world offering numerous parks to enjoy. Wherever you are in London, there is always a major park near you. London’s parks offer a diversity of landscapes ranging from grassy fields, wooded areas to formal gardens. The parks are also not short of activities besides strolling and jogging offering opportunities for boating, fishing, kite flying or lazing under the sun. The following are some of the most popular parks in London.

Bushy Park

Bushy Park is located in the southwestern corner of London and traces its history to the 16th century when it was a royal hunting ground. It’s a picturesque park featuring a patchwork of woodlands, grasslands, streams, ponds and various wildlife. About Bushy Park

Epping Forest

Epping Forest is a large area covering parts Greater London and Essex County. It's home to a diversity of landscapes and wildlife with three-quarters of the area designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation. About Epping Forest

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Green Park

Green Park is a small triangle-shaped park located across Buckingham Palace in Central London. It’s a small yet peaceful and charming park featuring green lawns and mature trees, offering visitors a welcome relief from the hustle of the city. About Green Park

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park overlooks the River Thames and is part of Maritime Greenwich, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park features a mix of green open space, pockets of wooded areas, formal gardens, historical buildings and monuments. About Greenwich Park

Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath is a large area located on the northern outskirt of Central London, mostly within the borough of Camden. It’s a large slice of the countryside and one of the most loved in London offering plenty of green space to enjoy. About Hampstead Heath

Hyde Park

Hyde Park is London’s equivalent to Central Park in New York City and a green lung being among the larger parks in the city. This popular park is the most well known among Londoners as well as the most remembered by visitors to London. About Hyde Park

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Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens is located on the western side of the adjoining Hyde Park. The park has the appearance of a formal garden rather than a public park with its green lawns, flowerbeds, tree planted avenues and Italian gardens. About Kensington Gardens

Regent's Park

Regent’s Park is a public park located in the northwestern corner of Central London. The park features green lawns, tree-covered areas, formal gardens and flower gardens including the beautiful rose gardens with over 12,000 roses of various varieties. About Regent’s Park

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Richmond Park

Richmond Park dates back to the 17th century and little has changed since then with its rich fauna and flora. The park is a national nature reserve and designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conservation. About Richmond Park

St James's Park

St James’s Park is a small park nearby Buckingham Palace and an oasis of greenery in Central London. Along the northern edges of St James’s Park is The Mall, a tree-lined royal road used for many ceremonial parades and national celebrations. About St James’s Park

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