It’s summertime in London and what is better then spending some free-time in some of London’s beautiful parks?
There perfect for relaxing or reading a book, and you’ll always find sports events, open-air theatres, barbecues, music festivals, and some breathtaking views. So no matter what there’s always a reason to visit one of London’s parks.
Victoria Park (closest tube Bethnal Green): The locals call it “Vicky Park” and it was London’s first public park. It has become very popular with students because it’s one of the few parks that allow barbecues. There are many different canals, ponds and a pavilion, it also has tennis courts and a sports centre.
London Fields (rail: London Fields): London Fields is famous for its cycle paths all around the park that eventually lead up to the equally as famous Pub in the Park, where students can enjoy some drinks and more than likely catch a celebrity siting. Not to mention, London Fields has London’s only Olympic sized outdoor heated swimming pool.
Holland Park (closest tube Holland Park): In the park there is an adventure playground and café. During the summer months outdoor opera and dramatic performances are staged at the open-air theatre. You can see peacocks and squirrels all around the park, and Holland Park is considered the most romantic park in London due to the beautiful views and wooded walks.
Battersea Park (rail: Battersea Park): Battersea Park has so much to offer that is seems unfair to the other parks. There is tons green space views of the Thames, an art gallery (The Pump House) and a zoo. There are so many different things to do and see it’s impossible not to stumble upon something new each time you visit.
Primrose Hill (closest tube Chalk Farm): Primrose Hill has one of the most iconic views in London. It’s located on the north side of Regent’s Park (Groupe INSEEC London is located near Regent’s Park) and students can sunbathe, enjoy a picnic or some football, then head down to Regent’s Park Road and shop at some boutiques then check out some pubs.