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The Best Of London Parks and Small Green Spaces

By Louise Read and Simon Read

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Discover what's on offer at London's many parks from free sports, gyms and playgrounds to paddling pools, boating and even the price of sandwiches!

'A fully comprehensive guide . . . includes information and tips that even the park officers do not know about!' - What's on in London

'The Best of London Parks is a guide to more than 70 green spaces, with details of all their sporting facilities: from horse riding to Aussie rules football' - The Times

London is one of the green cities in the world with thousands of acres of parks. There is a wealth of inexpensive, top quality facilities in the Parks that are often not known about even by the people who live near to them. These include numerous sports such as tennis, rugby, football, golf and bowls. There are gyms and athletics tracks, free playgrounds and paddling pools for children and clubs for their parents to meet and relax together.

Every park in central London is covered. For each of these famous parks, there is a chapter detailing their history and all they have to offer. The chapters have something for all interests from the price of bacon butties, to rare goats (with frost-proof ears), to tennis courts, to boating. The information includes a brief historical background, how to get to the park, the opening times of all facilities and costs. Each park has a list of highlights and nearby places of interest and the larger parks include a map.

Biographical Notes

Simon Read is a former award-winning newspaper reporter and bestselling author. Born in Britain, he is the author of Dark City: Crimes in Wartime London. He now lives in the U.S.

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  • ISBN: 9781472142023
  • Publication date: 21 Dec 2017
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A fully comprehensive guide . . . includes information and tips that even the park officers do not know about! — What's on in London
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