The park was originally laid out between 1866 and 1870; the first to be established by the City Improvement Trust in an ... More
The park was originally laid out between 1866 and 1870; the first to be established by the City Improvement Trust in an effort to keep up with the industry-driven spread of the city. It used to be the private estate of Kennie Hill but was opened to the public in 1870 by the future Queen Alexandra. Notable features include an octagonal stone lodge and especially the MacFarlane Fountain, which was built as a centerpiece for the Glasgow international exhibition of 1901. It's also home to four bowling greens, a duck pond, boating pond, play area and Alexandra Park Golf Club .
Osterley Park is a large, picturesque house in Osterley, West London. The property is owned and maintained by The National
Trust, and offers a Robert Adam house, a tea room, a shop and many acres of peaceful parkland. The ...
In the shadow of St James Park, home of Newcastle United Football Club, Leazes Park is a pleasant bit of
greenery, less than ten minutes walk from the city centre. As well as an area of grassy moorland, there ...
This is a particularly exciting park because it has a world famous Fossil Grove comprising ten fossil roots and stems
of trees about 300 million years old, protected by a glass roofed building. These were discovered completely by accident ...