8th July 2019

Best Parks to Visit this Summer

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Summer is finally here! This is the best season to go out and explore the amazing places of natural beauty that Britain has to offer. Here are 4 parks that you don’t want to miss out…

Hyde Park

One of the most famous parks in the world, Hyde Park is definitely worth a visit during the summer time. With activities such as Boating and horse-riding, not only is there loads to do, but there are so many places within the park to explore. Visit the beautiful Rose Garden, or if you’re feeling up for it, go for an open water swim in the Serpentine. And don’t forget, Summer means loads of cool events, so be sure to check it out.

To find out more about what to do in Hyde Park, click here.

Brecon Beacons National Park

This beautiful national park is located in the Brecon Beacons mountain range in South Wales. If you’re up for a long weekend to go and explore a place full of magic and natural beauty, then this is the place for you. For those who like a challenge, try your hand at rock climbing and abseiling. Not up for being too adventurous? No problem! There are some amazing scenic walking routes to choose from, and best of all, stargazing! Find the best spot and hunker down to marvel at the beauty of our night sky.

Find out more about all you can do at the Brecon Beacons here.

The Broads

Sprawled across Norfolk and Suffolk, the Broads is a large network of navigatable rivers and lakes. For those water-lovers, this is an amazing place to visit for kayaking and sailing. For the wildlife lovers, summer is the perfect season to spot the once extinct Marsh Harrier, now seen nesting in the marshes and is one of the Broads most successful conservation stories. The Broads is also the only home for Britain’s largest butterfly, the Swallowtail, which emerges in late May.

This park is teeming with all sorts of things to see and explore, from art & crafts centres to beautiful churches and tales of folklore.

Learn more about the Broads and plan your trip here.

Sherwood Forest

Walk in the footsteps of Robin Hood and journey through the Sherwood Forest. The forest where legends still thrive to this day, this is the perfect place to bring a bit of magic into our modern lives. Walk amongst the giant ancient Oaks and find your way to the famous Major Oak, which is thought to have been standing for almost 1000 years. Try your hand at archery, or take a guided tour to learn more about the infamous Robin Hood. But the best of all, don’t miss out on the Rood Hood Festival this summer, you won’t regret it!

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