Monday 29th of February 2016
Exploring London can be as exciting as it is tiring, and often some much needed respite is required in the form of a beautiful, green, open space to relax in after a heavy day of sightseeing on the streets of the city. If green spaces is what you’re after, then you’re in luck, as London is home to loads of them! From royal parks to nature reserves, there’s something for everybody to enjoy in the capital. Pick up your Easirent hire car from our London Stansted Airport branch and head to one of the city’s stunning spaces.
1. Hyde Park
Hyde Park is a huge green space in the centre of the city, which is home to over 4000 trees. During the summer months, Hyde Park plays host to open air concerts and a range of festivals, s there will always be something going on for the whole family to enjoy. If not, then you can still have a great time in Hyde Park, and you can explore the meadow, the rose gardens and even pay a visit to the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial.
2. Richmond Park
Richmond Park is a beautiful outdoor space which also happens to be the home of over 650 wild deer and other types of wildlife. Take the whole family along to this stunning royal park to enjoy a picnic or fly a kite, you could even have a round of golf or two in the park’s two golf courses.
3. Hampstead Heath
Pick up your Easirent hire car from our London Luton Airport branch and take a drive to Hampstead Heath, a lovely green space which is located four miles outside of the capital. Take a walk to the top of Parliament Hill for unparalleled views across London.
4. Clapham Common
Clapham Common is one of the largest open spaces in the whole of London, and it offers plenty of things to see and do while you’re there. Take the kids along to the skate park, or have a game of tennis on the park’s tennis courts. If you’re heading to London during the summer, then make sure that you visit Clapham Common while the annual dance music festival, the South West 4 is on.
5. Regent’s Park
Designed by the esteemed architecht John Nash in 1811, Regent’s Park is home to the largest outdoor sport’s area in the whole of London. Take the family along for a day of animal spotting in the park which is home to many different wild bird and waterfowl species.