08.0101 Parks & Natural Spaces

The Blue Pool

Description

Surrounded by 20 acres of tranquil woods and heathland, criss-crossed by sandy paths which climb to views of the Purbeck Hills or lead down steps to the water’s edge. The Teahouse offers morning coffee, lunches and cream teas with homemade scones.

Location

Furzebrook,
Wareham, Dorset BH20 5AT
United Kingdom

Open Gardens Squares Weekend

Description

Established in 1998, Open Garden Squares Weekend takes place annually in June and is the London Parks & Gardens Trust’s highest profile event, underpinned by the Trust’s aim of increasing knowledge and the appreciation of London’s green, open space network. Read more »

Location

Duck Island Cottage,
C/O The Store Yard, St James's Park,
London SW1A 2BJ
United Kingdom

National Trust Morden Hall Park

Description

An Arcadian country estate enveloped by London and saved by a far-sighted philanthropist.

Set over 125 acres the park is a haven for various wildlife from Herons to kingfishers and frogs to fish due to its incredible habit diversity.

Location

Morden Hall Road,
Morden SM4 5JD
United Kingdom

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park

Description

Regional park, managed by Loch Lomond Park Authority and situated to the north west of Glasgow. Covering 44,200 hectares of land, ranging from a 'tundra-like' world at 3000 ft to the sheltered marshes and woodlands, the Park inspires love and respect from those who know it well. The Park Authority conserves the natural and heritage values of the park and promotes the economic and social interests of the local community.

Also has an office in Callander:
52-54 Main Street
Callander
FK17 8BD
Tel 01389 722600
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.

Location

Carrochan,
Carrochan Road,
Balloch G83 8EG
United Kingdom

Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

Description

When planning a family day out, Moors Valley Country Park and Forest is a must because of the sheer variety of things to see and do. Read more »

Location

Horton Road, Ashley Heath,
Ringwood, Dorset BH24 2ET
United Kingdom
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