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Royal Parks of London
Green Park, London

Green Park (officially The Green Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London. Covering an area of about 53 acres, it was originally a swampy burial ground for lepers from the nearby hospital at Saint James's. It was first enclosed in the 16th century by Henry VIII. In 1668 Charles II made it a Royal Park, laying out the park's main walks. The Royal Parks of London are lands originally owned by the monarchy of England or the United Kingdom for the recreation of the royal family. ... Bushy Park Bushy Park is the second-largest of the Royal Parks of London. ... One of the Royal Parks of London, Greenwich Park is a former deer-park in Greenwich and one of the largest single green spaces in south east London. ... The Serpentine, viewed from the eastern end. ... Kensington Gardens is one of the royal parks in London, lying immediately to the west of Hyde Park. ... This article is about Regents Park in London. ... A corner of the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park Richmond Park is the largest of the Royal Parks in London. ... St. ... Image File history File links Green_Park,_London,_England. ... Image File history File links Green_Park,_London,_England. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1216x817, 678 KB)Photograph of Green Park, London taken by Colin Gregory Palmer in 2005 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1216x817, 678 KB)Photograph of Green Park, London taken by Colin Gregory Palmer in 2005 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Royal Parks of London are lands originally owned by the monarchy of England or the United Kingdom for the recreation of the royal family. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ... // Events January - The Triple Alliance of 1668 is formed. ... Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was the King of England, King of Scots, and King of Ireland from 30 January 1649 (de jure) or 29 May 1660 (de facto) until his death. ...


It lies between London's Hyde Park and St. James's Park. Together with Kensington Gardens and the gardens of Buckingham Palace, these parks form an almost unbroken stretch of open land reaching from Whitehall and Victoria station to Kensington and Notting Hill. London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. ... The Serpentine, viewed from the eastern end. ... St. ... Kensington Gardens is one of the royal parks in London, lying immediately to the west of Hyde Park. ... Buckingham Palace and the Victoria Memorial. ... Whitehall, London, looking south towards the Houses of Parliament. ... Victoria Station concourse Victoria station is a London Underground and railway station in London, in the City of Westminster. ... Kensington is an area to the west of Central London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. ... Notting Hill is a district of London located to the west of the centre and close to the north-western corner of Hyde Park. ...


By contrast with its neighbours, Green Park has no lakes nor any statues or fountains (except for Canada Memorial by Pierre Granche), but consists entirely of wooded meadows. The park is bounded on the south by Constitution Hill, on the east by the pedestrian Queen's Walk, and on the north by Piccadilly. It meets St. James's Park at Queen's Gardens with the Victoria Memorial at its centre, opposite the entrance to Buckingham Palace. To the south is the ceremonial avenue of The Mall, and the buildings of St James's Palace and Clarence House overlook the park to the east. Pierre Granche (1948-1997) was a French-Canadian sculptor. ... A meadow is a tract of grassland, either in its natural state or used as pasture or for growing hay. ... Constitution Hill is a road in the City of Westminster, London England. ... Look up Pedestrian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Piccadilly is a major London street, running from Hyde Park Corner in the west to Piccadilly Circus in the east. ... The Victoria Memorial is a memorial of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, who also carried the title of Empress of India. ... Buckingham Palace and the Victoria Memorial. ... The Londoner:Kawasaki, Japan The Londoner, one of the most prolific and biggest malls in the world is located in Kawasaki, Japan. ... Main entrance of St Jamess Palace, London St Jamess Palace is one of Londons oldest and most historic palaces. ... Clarence House, London Clarence House is a royal home in London, situated in The Mall. ...


Green Park tube station is located on Piccadilly near the north end of Queen's Walk. Jubilee Line platform, with train arriving, at Green Park underground station Unique tilework at this station represents the many trees in nearby Green Park Green Park tube station is a London Underground station located on the north side of Green Park itself, on Piccadilly close to its intersection with the...


External links

  • The History of Green Park
  • Royal Parks website: Green Park


Parks and open spaces in London

Alexandra Park | Battersea Park | Brockwell Park | Burgess Park | Bushy Park | Cannizaro Park | Clapham Common | Clissold Park | Eel Brook Common | Epping Forest | Finsbury Park | Green Park | Greenwich Park | Hackney Marshes | Hampstead Heath | Hampton Court Park | Holland Park | Hornchurch Country Park | Hyde Park | Island Gardens | Kennington Park | Kensington Gardens | Kilburn Grange Park | Lincoln's Inn Fields | London Fields | Mile End Park | Morden Hall Park | Morden Park | Osterley Park | Oxleas Wood | Parliament Hill | Parsons Green | Plumstead Common | Primrose Hill | Queen's Park | Regent's Park | Richmond Park | Kew Gardens | South Norwood Country Park | St. James's Park | Streatham Common | Trent Park | Valentines Park | Victoria Park | Victoria Tower Gardens | Waterlow Park | West Ham Park | Wimbledon Park | Wimbledon and Putney Commons London is well endowed with open spaces. ... A plane-tree lined avenue in Alexandra Park, Muswell Hill Alexandra Park is a large landscaped park in the London Borough of Haringey in Greater London. ... Battersea Park peace pagoda The bandstand in Battersea Park The cover of Petula Clarks 2001 box set, Meet me in Battersea Park Battersea Park is a 200 acre (0. ... Brockwell Park is a 128. ... Categories: UK geography stubs | London parks and commons ... Bushy Park Bushy Park is the second-largest of the Royal Parks of London. ... Cannizaro Park is a park in Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton. ... Clapham Common Clapham Common is a triangular area of grassland of about 200 acres (0. ... Clissold Park is a popular community park located in Stoke Newington within the London Borough of Hackney. ... Eel Brook Common is a park in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, close to Fulham Broadway Tube. ... Epping Forest is an area of ancient woodland in south-east England, straddling the border between north-east Greater London and Essex. ... Finsbury Park is a place in London, at the junction of the London Boroughs of Islington, Haringey and Hackney. ... One of the Royal Parks of London, Greenwich Park is a former deer-park in Greenwich and one of the largest single green spaces in south east London. ... Hackney Marshes is an area of grassland on the bank of the River Lee in the London Borough of Hackney. ... Hampstead Heath is a park in the north of London, covering 791 acres (3. ... Hampton Court Park – sometimes called the Home Park – is adjacent to Hampton Court Palace and Gardens in southwest London. ... Holland Park is a district and a public park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in west central London in England. ... Hornchurch Country Park is a park on the former site of Hornchurch Airfield, south of Hornchurch in the London Borough of Havering, East London. ... The Serpentine, viewed from the eastern end. ... Island Gardens is a public park located at the southern end of the Isle of Dogs - hence the name Island - in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets on the north bank of the River Thames. ... Kennington Park is in Kennington, London, England, in London SE11, and lies between Kennington Park Road and St Agnes Place. ... Kensington Gardens is one of the royal parks in London, lying immediately to the west of Hyde Park. ... Kilburn Grange Park is a 3. ... Lincolns Inn Fields is the largest public square in London. ... London Fields at twilight. ... Mile End Park is a park located in London. ... Morden Hall Park is a small National Trust park located in Morden on the banks of the river Wandle. ... Morden Park is an area within the district of Morden in the London Borough of Merton, and includes the Park itself, an area of green space in an otherwise dense cluster of 1930s suburban housing. ... Osterley House with Stable Block to right Design for the entrance facade of Osterley House by Robert Adam A design for one of the walls of the Estruscan dressing room at Osterly Park by Robert Adam. ... Parliament Hill is an open area of in north-west London adjacent to Hampstead Heath administered by the Corporation of London. ... Parsons Green is a park in the Parsons Green area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. ... Plumstead Common is a common in Plumstead, in the London Borough of Greenwich, south-east London. ... Primrose Hill. ... Queens Park is an area of North West London divided between the London Borough of Brent and the City of Westminster. ... This article is about Regents Park in London. ... A corner of the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park Richmond Park is the largest of the Royal Parks in London. ... Royal Botanic Gardens redirects here. ... South Norwood Country Park is a park in South Norwood, close to Elmers End railway station, in the London Borough of Croydon. ... St. ... Streatham Common is a large open space on the southern edge of Streatham. ... Mansion at Trent Park The Trent Park mansion houses the Trent Park campus of Middlesex University in North London. ... Valentines Park is the largest (125 acres) green space in the London Borough of Redbridge, between Ilford and Gants Hill. ... The Bathing Pond in Victoria Park. ... Victoria Tower Gardens is a public park along the north bank of the River Thames in London. ... View across the park Waterlow Park is a 26 acre (105,000 m²) park to the south east of Highgate Village, in North London, England. ... West Ham Park is a public park in the London Borough of Newham. ... Wimbledon park is the second biggest park in the whole of the london borough of merton, it was renovated in the year 2001, with the help of the local council and the local millionnaire [Gemini Murthen]. The facilities provided within the park is ideal for the people living around it... The windmill on Wimbledon Common in February 2005 Wimbledon and Putney Commons consist of a large open space south west of London comprising 1140 acres (4. ...


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