Walking through the parks of London Worked on a presentation: Проварёнова Елизавета 8 «А» и Лимонова Наталья Анатольевна.
Hyde Park Known to the world of London's Hyde Park is one of the oldest and largest urban parks in the world and the largest royal park in the UK. The park composes 142 acres The park includes more than 4000 trees, a large lake, the famous English lawn and numerous magnificent floral oasis
His appearance is obliged to Hyde Park and the famous ladies' man ill husband, the King of England Henry VIII Tudor. In 1536, during the English governor of matrimonial frauds that caused a split in the Catholic Church in Britain, he took great land, are now famous Hyde Park, at Westminster Abbey and turned them into regular luxurious royal hunting grounds. a long time, Hyde Park was closed private area set up for royal pleasures.
In the center of Hyde Park is an artificial lake Serpentine. This unusual name was the lake because of its quaint winding form. It allowed to swim, boat trips and catamarans.
Museum Epsli House and Wellington Arch, also located in Hyde Park, are a great historical monument, erected to commemorate the victory over Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington.
Another attraction of the royal park is an old pet cemetery, built on the orders of the Duke once at Cambridge for dead animals of his wife.
Modern Hyde Park - a unique place in the heart of London, where everyone can find amusement to his liking. Here you can enjoy swimming, boating or skating. It is beautifully equipped playground, a great variety of sports facilities for team games, tennis courts and trails for horseback riding.
Hyde Park always carried a lot of open-Air events, such as the magnificent musical concerts, theatrical performances, and public sports. On Sundays, in Shakespeare's Corner (Speaker's Corner) you can listen to the eloquent speakers share their thoughts with the world.
The vast territory of Hyde Park, you arrange for long walks its paths, and you can just lie lazily on the grass somewhere in a secluded corner, watching the surrounding nature.
Greenwich Park London Greenwich Park covers an area of 74 hectares and is the oldest Royal Park in Britain. The park was founded by Duke of Gloucester, brother of the British monarch Henry VI in 1433 on the site of an ancient Roman settlement and was one of the favorite places of the British aristocracy.
Greenwich Park is one of the most beautiful gardens in London, where natural conditions are still roaming herds of red deer and fallow deer, fox live, and picturesque valleys, magnificent views of the Thames full of grandeur and St. Peter's Basilica.
It should be noted that Greenwich Park has excellent facilities for leisure and sports fans can find something they like among the many sporting events that are offered to the public in the park. There are six tennis courts and a golf putting, golf cricket and rugby, as well as water for boating. Also in Greenwich Park allowed the game with the ball and frisbee.
Bashi Park Bashi park covers an area of 442 hectares, is the second largest royal park capital of the British and unique holiday destination, combining elegance British royal park and quiet charm of untouched natural landscape.
Lovers of wildlife and ecological leisure can enjoy a truly touching and feeling of rural landscapes untouched natural landscape. On the territory of Bashi Park, still, as in the days of Henry VIII, deer roam freely and deer. Here you can find herons and blackbirds and sandpipers finches and tits
Regent's Park. In central London, the city fuss and a variety of noise is the most peaceful place with a beautiful work of man - Regent's Park, or in another Regent's Park, originally had the name of Marylebone Park.
In Regent's Park. there are golf courses, football fields and tennis courts. But besides this park abounds with lakes, near which waterfowl nest, and in the summer time you can hire boats. Particularly attracted the attention of regular gardens of the Victorian era, with neat trimmed hedges, lime alleys, rose garden, a lot of flower beds and fountains. To the south of the park is becoming increasingly high stands of trees, and moving into the northern part, you will see a spacious meadows and open glades.
In the north-eastern part of Regent's Park is a huge London Zoo, where over ten thousand individuals and over 750 species of animals. It is the oldest scientific zoo in the world, created for research and existing since 1828.In the park there is also a private residence of U.S. Ambassador in London Central Mosque and the golden dome, was built in the twentieth century and can accommodate nearly 2,000 believers who observe Muslim customs.
Kew Gardens Kew Gardens is not only the richest and most perfectly manicured garden in the world, but also an important botanical research center of Great Britain, created by British naturalist Joseph Baks.From 1841 to the great delight of all lovers of flora, the royal garden was opened for inspection. Currently, about 40 thousand different plants are grown in greenhouses garden.
Holland Park Holland Park is located in the heart of London, near the metro station of the same name and covers 21 hectares. Earlier this place was an estate barons Hollands. In 1802, visited Napoleon, with whom the owners have kept on good terms, despite the subsequent war, and even sent a link to send the former emperor.During the Second World War the house was badly damaged by bombing. In 1952 he bought the estate of the municipal council of Kensington and Chelsea. House rebuilt and turned into a hotel, and park was reconstructed and made public.
The open spaces are arranged places for recreation, green lawns, children's camps. The park is always crowded. Adults walk, youtn involved in sports or relaxing on the lawns, children play. Survivedby another in the XIX century, the two thematic garden: Dutch and iris.The Dutch garden is a rectangular area, hidden behind hedges bobbed. Here, the whole plan is subject to strict geometry. Between straight track for a low border of boxwood planted a lot of bright colors, arranged garden sculptures and benches.
St James' Park St James' Park was established on the site of the royal hunting grounds. In the 17th century it was built straight alley with four rows of trees next to the canal. In the years 1817-1829 J. Nash made the park landscape, turning the channel into a natural lake, along which reveals scenic outlook and rising above the treetops quirky silhouette of the buildings of Westminster.
St. James is known for its collection of swans, pelicans and ducks - are home to over 30 species of birds.The park is situated between Buckingham Palace and Whitehall, is one of the most popular parks in London. Was once the hunting grounds of King Henry VIII, with the time they turned to the traditional feeding grounds of ducks.
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