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A directory of British public open spaces


Parks and Open Spaces in Great Britain

Welcome to Parks and Spaces, a directory of public open space in Great Britain.

Parks and Open Spaces in England

Parks and Open Spaces in Scotland

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Pingle Field, Bicester, Oxfordshire · recreation ground
Nightingale Park, Islington, Greater London · park
Watermills Park, Andover, Hampshire · recreation ground
Abbey Park, Evesham, Worcestershire · park
Albert Park, Salford, Greater Manchester · park
Urnfield Sports Ground, Guildford, Surrey · recreation ground
Woodside Gardens, Lymington and Pennington, Hampshire · park
Stowmarket Recreation Ground, Stowmarket, Suffolk · recreation ground
Eccles Park, Salford, Greater Manchester · recreation ground
Finsbury Park, Haringey, Greater London · park
Winsford Gardens, Bromley, Greater London · park
Alderman Kneeshaw Playing Fields, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire · recreation ground
Victoria Park, Leicester, Leicestershire · park
Lyme Park, Lyme Handley, Cheshire · park
Greenhead Park, Kirklees, West Yorkshire · park
Adelaide Crescent, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex · park
Burrough Hill Country Park, Somerby, Leicestershire · park
Fountain Square, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire · plaza
Cantley Park, Doncaster, South Yorkshire · park
Iris Brickfield Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear · park

Latest Comments

Bessborough Gardens, Westminster, Greater London · park

Here is a 360 virtual tour of Bessborough Gardens: http://www.panoramicearth.com/...

Peter Watts

Poulders Park, Sandwich, Kent · playground

It used to be a good park circa 2003-5. Since then they have replaced the roundabout with something that looks like a bundle of scaffolding poles shoved into a piece of rotating concrete, they have replaced the 'two/three swing' format to just one giant oval shaped thing that you can [...]


Alexandra Park, Oldham, Greater Manchester · park

Alexandra park was originally known as Swineclough Farm.Swineclough was leased in 1570 by James Ashton and Dorothy his wife to Adam Ogden; it had lately been occupied by his father Adam Ogden, and the new lease was for the lives of Adam, Anne his wife, and Adam his son; Raines [...]

Raymond Howarth

Fenby Field, City of York, North Yorkshire · recreation ground

Friends of Fenby Field are now on Facebook

FenbyField Fulford

Beeches Playground, Birmingham, West Midlands · playground

that is turnberry park not beeches playground

Kelly Shayler

Paradise Park, South Ribble, Lancashire · park

A community sponsored forest composed of edible fruits, nuts,mushrooms and other native edibles. It differs from a community garden becausethere is no ownership of individual plants and trees. A regular communitygarden fosters a sense of individualism. In other words, someone grows aspecific row of vegetables, tends to it and harvests [...]

Stephen Asbury

Paradise Park, South Ribble, Lancashire · park

Hi My name is Steve Asbury. I would like to propose a food forest on Paradise Park!

Stephen Asbury

Stowmarket Recreation Ground, Stowmarket, Suffolk · recreation ground

There was a set of paddling pools, a roundabout, a slide and sandbox located near the Memorial Shelter and in front of the Junior and Secondary Modern schools. I lived at 9 Childer Road from 1953 to 1961 and we backed onto the Recreation Ground. We were two houses away [...]

Colleengeorge Ward

Redbridge Drive Open Space, Nuthall, Nottinghamshire · park

Good little park could be expanded or updated

David Genner

Heanor Memorial Park, Heanor and Loscoe, Derbyshire · park

A Lovely park with outdoor pool and kiosk serving hot and cold food and drinks. Highly recommended! A beautiful free day out for the entire family! The food from the kiosk is second to none and really REALLY cheap! :)


Falinge Park, Rochdale, Greater Manchester · park

The Friends of Falinge Park Garden Club meets in the courtyard at 10 am on Sundays.The aim is to restore the park to some of its former glory. You don't have to be a gardener to join us, just enjoy meeting new people and new challenges. Email : fpgc@btinternet.com

John Fleming

Latest Updates

Greenwich Park, Greenwich, Greater London · park
East Greenwich Pleasaunce, Greenwich, Greater London · park
Springwater Park, Bury, Greater Manchester · park
Rocklands Playing Field, Rocklands, Norfolk · recreation ground
Whitworth Park, Manchester, Greater Manchester · park
Lister Park, Bradford, West Yorkshire · park
Lyme Park, Lyme Handley, Cheshire · park
Alexandra Park, Haringey, Greater London · park
Brynmill Park, Uplands Community, West Glamorgan · park
Singleton Botanical Garden, Sketty Community, West Glamorgan · garden
Singleton Ornamental Gardens, Sketty Community, West Glamorgan · garden
Bedford Square, Camden, Greater London · park
Island Gardens, Tower Hamlets, Greater London · park
Clapton Pond, Hackney, Greater London · park
Islington Green, Islington, Greater London · park
Paradise Park, South Ribble, Lancashire · park
Kynaston Gardens, Hackney, Greater London · park
Freemans Meadow, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire · recreation ground
St James's Park, Westminster, Greater London · park
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Southwark, Greater London · park