City parks and green spaces

City parks

Amid the hustle and bustle of urban life, city parks and gardens offer welcome respite. Time slows down as you revel in the sound of birdsong, the smell of freshly cut grass and the sight of children playing happily.

These well-tended green spaces are our pride and joy and often showcase exquisite pagodas, fragrant rose gardens and a huge array of often rare trees and shrubs. From Royal Parks, botanical gardens or simple municipal spaces, the chances to recharge are plentiful and picturesque. Take a picnic or grab a snack at a café or ice-cream stall.

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Discover green Birmingham

Birmingham has more than 8,000 acres of award-winning green spaces and parks – more than any other European city.

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

 

Lose yourself in Chelsea Physic Garden

There’s more to Chelsea than fancy boutiques and Premier League football clubs, you know.

Location: London, Greater London

 

Spot deer in the city

It might come as a surprise to discover a deer-filled oasis just a tube ride away from the hustle and bustle of London.

Location: Richmond, Surrey

 

Discover the Hidden Gardens of Bath

Discover some of the beautiful gardens hidden behind Bath's private houses and hotels.

Location: Bath, Somerset

 

Admire nature at the University of Bristol Botanic Gardens

As well as being an key part of the University teaching, the Botanic Gardens welcome visitors and feature flora and fauna unique to the Bristol area.

Location: Bristol

 
Kew Gardens in London

Explore the exotic at Kew Gardens

Step into a world of colour and surround yourself with nature at Kew Gardens.

Location: Kew, London

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