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- Wonderful playground! Love that only those adults with kids allowed in- lovely food stand outside with plenty of seatingWritten 12 September 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Visited Coram Fields after the Postal Museum as the kids needed to run off steam before travelling home. Good selection of play equipment. Very small cafe.
Bring sand buckets etc.Written 22 September 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- A really great park with all manner of amenities including an outdoor pool. There is a cafe and toilets at the top of the hill. Great for walking the dog and has views across to central LondonWritten 20 August 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Taken from the Lambeth Palace gardens this is a good London park with a very good children's play area, nature walk and plenty of places to sit. Squirrels, pigeons and parakeets abound. Easy walk from the riverWritten 9 January 2022
- Amazing place for dog walking because you can always see your dog when its off the lead. And always great to meet dog walkers and have a chat. Love this place. 👌Written 30 June 2023
- In pitshanger park, there is a fantastic playcentre with indoor and outdoor area and lots of toys aswell and teas and coffees and baby changing facilities and toilets and a small kitchen where you can heat milk. It’s run by the loveliest lady called Marianne and only costs £5!Written 3 November 2023
- Never been before and took our grandson aged nearly 4
Easy to park (pay)
Two lovely play areas in good order and good paths for him to scoot round on whilst we enjoyed the views etc
The cafe served excellent coffee,ice creams and reasonably priced good, attractive food. And the staff were very helpful and organised
We shall be going againWritten 29 May 2019
- We ventured to get a glimpse of old Richmond Palace, once home to monarchy but today in private hands. Exiting the tube at Richmond station, we walked toward the House of Fraser, then passing it, turned right into a street that curved toward Richmond Park. This is a large green offering a pleasant place to sit and relax.
Walking up the street further, one notices a series of buildings on the left hand side. Toward the corner of the green on this same side of the green, you’ll see a placard on one of the buildings calling attention to it as The Old Palace. Just across this building in the park is another Placard offering the history of this place that was once home to several monarchs.
The gatehouse at this residence was also once a favorite place of Lady Jersey in the mid 20th century (Hollywood actress Virginia Cherrill who was married to the Earl of Jersey at the time). This reference is provided in the book Chaplin’s Girls (as she starred with silent movie great Charlie Chaplin in the classic movie City Lights). So there is a bit of England and Hollywood history colliding for you in the southwestern London area.Written 31 July 2019
- We walked past this area a lot on our trip. There is a lot of graffiti on the walls. There were a lot of skaters and they were fun to watch.Written 21 May 2023
- Hither green was a lovely little surprise. Nice cafes and really quiet. Some of the best parks in lewisham by far. It's not as busy and posh as Blackheath but it feels friendlier and less commercialised. Definitely recommend. a rare find in LONDON
Manor House Gardens are just gorgeous. So well kept!Written 30 November 2020
- The site became a public garden in 1886, opening as St John's Wood Church Grounds. It was a burial ground from 1814 to 1855 - only a small fraction of its history. Perhaps this is why it is so little known. There are thought to be 50,000 graves here but only a part of the area is still obviously a cemetery. (A transcription was made in 1962 of the gravestones that were still legible and this can be consulted in the Westminster City Archives.)
Most of the area is simply a lovely park, handy for Lord's Cricket Ground on the other side of the road and obviously overshadowed by the famous Regent's Park next door. But whilst the latter will be teaming with people on a summer's day, this park continues in relative silence and solitude.
Among the remaining monuments is that of water colourist John Sell Cotman (16 May 1782 – 24 July 1842). He was an English marine and landscape painter, etcher, illustrator and author, who became Master of Landscape Drawing at King's College School in London, partly on the recommendation of J. M. W. Turner.
The garden has many mature trees providing plenty of shade. There is a children's playground and an outside gym. On the roundabout in front of the church is a Neo-baroque war memorial with bronze sculpture of St George and the Dragon, 1925-30, by C.L. Hartwell RA, sculptor.Written 29 June 2021
- These days this is a nice public park on the edge of the City of London, with a good kids playground, sports facilities and plenty of room for people to relax and picnic. But in the mid 19th century this was the location of huge public meetings of groups with a radical political agenda. One such meeting attracted over 10,000 people and was broken up by the authorities, who feared it might lead to the overthrow of the government.Written 11 September 2019
- This park is a vital public amenity in a heavily built part of South London, not far from the centre of West Norwood up Knights Hill. There's a large grassed area with five a side football posts, then an enclosed tarmac area marked out for either football or basketball pitches. Beyond that is a big rope climbing structure in the shape of a tent. Finally there's another tarmac playground area with swings, slides and another climbing frame. A path goes all the way round the outside of the park with a number of an ideal space for families with kids, dog walkers and for anyone just wanting to relax and enjoy some fresh air.Written 2 January 2019
- It’s part of the Army Museum and you can drop off kids as it’s not got any weapons. It’s free into it as is the main museum but you pay for special exhibits.Written 30 June 2019
- Mix in with the locals here for a stroll among the green or a coffee on a park bench! Ducketts Common is a lovely little park with facilities for kids and sports fans, and there are buses passing by going to all directions; but my advice would be to just stay there in the neighbourhood and explore the lovely little pubs, shops and restaurants!Written 3 July 2017
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