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The complete guide to London’s parks and green spaces



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Like New York, London is a huge city full of endless things to do and see. And with that comes lots and lots (and lots) of people.

The city can sometimes feel a little overwhelming, especially for first-time visitors with its fast-paced hustle and bustle. Also, like New York, it’s wonderful to “escape” the city by chilling out in a beautiful park or green space.

New York has its famous Central Park — an enormous oasis of calm and tranquillity. London, on the other hand, doesn’t have one single “green space” — it has 3,000.

Did you know that while your London hotel room may not be large enough to swing a cat in, a whopping 40% of London is well-maintained green space for you to enjoy?



a bridge over a body of water: St James Park in London during the daytime. (Photo by watcharit praihirun/Getty Images)


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St James Park in London during the daytime. (Photo by watcharit praihirun/Getty Images)

These range from those barely larger than a standard house block, through to vast Richmond Park, made up of almost 2,500 acres.

There’s no one official “best”

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