The Best of London Parks: And Small Green Spaces

The Best of London Parks: And Small Green Spaces

by SimonRead (Author)

Synopsis

LONDON IS ONE OF THE GREENEST 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. ALL THE PARKS of central London are 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.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 307
Publisher: How To Books Ltd
Published: 25 Mar 2005

ISBN 10: 1857039793
ISBN 13: 9781857039795

Author Bio
Authors Louise And Simon Read, both GPs, are passionate about the city and wrote this guide to entice even the most urban person into the green 'lungs' of London. They have spent several months in all weathers visiting all of the parks themselves. This book is the result of their painstaking research. They are also authors of Learning Italian in Italy for How To Books.