This small but rather neat pocket park is exceptionally well hidden squeezed between buildings on a quiet back street in the City of London.
This is probably one of the smallest pocket parks I’ve written about, a narrow strip of raised bedding on a side street in Southwark.
This is one of many of the King George Fields that can be found across London, and the UK.
This rather municipal looking open space in the middle of a housing estate has a remarkable story — it’s named after a holder of the Victoria Cross.
When the City’s largest roof garden opened a year ago, it was to be kept open in the evenings, and for a trial period, at weekends.
This decent sized municipal park in east London was once owned by distant Westminster Abbey, if you go back far enough.
This riverside park features a tall man made mound surrounded by a cluster of barrows offering views across south-east London.
This small side street park is an interesting park that was recently refurbished into its current rather bubbly appearance.
This otherwise fairly ordinary local park is a lingering relic of a grand Victorian pleasure garden that stretched all the way from the river to King’s Road.
This sunken 1960s style garden exists thanks in part to the diligence of German bombers, but also a Tudor wedding.
This is an elevated pocket park next to London Wall that’s both open to visit, but sufficiently off the obvious routes so hardly known.
Hidden behind a blue door lies one of London’s most charming little pocket parks.
When out for a walk, I often take photos of things then research them when I get home. Here is a pocket park that I was to learn comes with a tragic ending.
Ever engage in a bit of quick research thinking this wont be difficult and an hour later am screaming at how little seems to be known about it. That’s this pocket park.
Inside the grounds of the once secretive military arsenal at Woolwich can be found a formal gardens of a park named after the Duke of Wellington.
This thin strip of land next to the busy roads of Bethnal Green is the rather inappropriately named Paradise Gardens.
Hidden behind a high way away from the main town centre is a garden that sits on the site of an old Manor House.
This particular pocket park is so pocket and so unparklike that it almost scorns the title — yet it could be so much better.
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