Here are Haven we love the great outdoors and providing an escape to urban living is at the core of what we look to do. But sometimes it’s just not that easy to get to the coast for that sea breeze, so we’ve found a selection of parks sitting in the heart of urban environments so you even on your lunch break you can enjoy a slice of the great outdoors!
Sitting in the centre of London, Hyde Park covers an area around 350 acres and is home to an array of famous landmarks, such as the Speakers’ Corner, Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain and the Serpentine Lake. This is definitely a must visit if you are looking for some fresh air whilst in the city!
The Kings Heath Park in Birmingham covers approximately 35 acres and was the first urban park in the area to achieve Green Flag status. The area around the main house and conservatory features high quality seasonal bedding schemes, herbaceous borders, alpine outcrops, heather beds, trees, shrubs and a refurbished pool area.
Take a break and enjoy the most popular park in Milton Keynes! With a whole range of water activities alongside cycling, playground, mini gold and high ropes, this is the perfect escape from an urban environment.
Holyrood Park is a unique and picturesque landscape sitting in the heart of Edinburgh. Discover thousands of years of history and enjoy the dramatic Edinburgh skyline.
Bute Park & Arboretum
Bute Park is located in Cardiff’s city centre and boasts a huge array of trees, a selection of natural play features, an education centre alongside an array of wildlife to keep eager minds interested.