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Parks And City Farms



Few cities in Europe can boast of their parks like London with its great variety of beautiful parks and green spaces, some of then have a wide range of animals and are a true spectacle for the visitor. London is a city where is possible to enjoy of the nature and have pleasant moments with the family and in special with the kids.

Within the most famous parks we can mention to the Hyde Park and the Richmond Park, below we mention the most famous parks in London.

Chelsea Physic Garden
Founded in 1673 to investigate the medicinal properties of plants, it is located in the heart of the city plays a major role in the development of the sciences of botany and horticulture. There is a garden shop selling plants.

Green Park
The park is better known as the meeting ground for duelists, bordered by Constitution Hill, Piccadilly and Queen's Walk is a peaceful place with mature trees and grassland.

Hampstead Heath
Locally known as “The Heath” is the largest open space in Greater London covering 791 acres, having 25 main ponds and areas of ancient woodland, bog, hedgerows, and grassland and the best panoramic views of the city.

Hyde Park
One of London's finest historic landscapes covering 142 hectares (350 acres), separated by the Serpentine Lake it is separated in two sectors. There is something for everyone in Hyde Park. With over 4,000 trees, a lake, a meadow, horse rides and more it is easy to forget you're in the middle of London.

Kensington Gardens
Covering 111 hectares (275 acres), Kensington Gardens is planted with formal avenues of magnificent trees and ornamental flower beds. It is a perfect setting for Kensington Palace, peaceful Italian Gardens, the Albert Memorial, Peter Pan statue and the Serpentine Gallery.

Regents Park
The Regent's Park with more than 30,000 roses of 400 varieties is the largest outdoor sports area in London with 'The Hub” a community sports pavilion and sports pitches. There is space for sailing, tennis, archery, and boating on the Regent's Park Canal.

St. James Park
St. James's Park is the oldest of the Royal Parks of London in the City of Westminster, London to the north and east of Buckingham Palace. The park has a lake famous for its waterfowl, especially the black swans harbouring ducks, geese and pelicans. St James's is also home to the Mall, the setting for many ceremonial parades and events of national celebration.

Richmond Park
The Richmond Park is the largest Royal Park in London and is home to around 650 free roaming deer. The park offers a peaceful place for the visitors with woodlands, ponds, gardens and grasslands set amongst ancient trees.

Coram's Fields
Coram's Fields is a children playground where adults just are allowed in only if they are accompanied by a child. Children can enjoy of variety activities like splashing in the paddling pool, swing on the climbing frame and play in the huge sandpit. Also there is an animal enclosure that holds goats, sheep, pigs and rabbits.

Battersea Park
Situated at south of Marble Arch, is a lovely spot with sub-tropical and wildflower gardens, a deer park, a miniature railway for children, a small zoo and an amazing variety of birds and plants around the lake.

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