Nominated parks in North London
Aldermans Hill, Palmers Green, Greater London
With two lakes, a boating pond, playground, tennis & netball courts, sports field and a community-run cafe, orchard, and greenhouse this park has something for everyone. The tireless volunteers who programme outdoor cinema, live music and summer festivals make Broomfield the heart of the community.
Bury Lodge Gardens
Bury Street West, Edmonton, Greater London
This small but perfectly formed park is a hidden gem in a busy borough. It has incredible flower beds which are maintained by a volunteer group, a walled garden, an ornamental lily pond, a great playground, and a small playing field. Everything you could want in one beautiful place.
Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, Greater London
Serene, beautiful, full of waterfowl, deer and goats, and people of all ages, races and backgrounds. Great community feel.
Everington Road, Muswell Hill, Greater London
Coldfall Woods is an ancient woodland which brings nature and a spring to the step! Majestic oak trees, wide bark paths, streams, ridges and open vistas onto fields means it is a favourite for children and adults. We love Muswell Hill Fields Coldfall Woods - a lifeline for Londoners!
Nightingale Road, Bowes Park, Greater London
Finsbury Gardens is an urban Village Green for the Bowes Park community. A place for coming together at summer festivals, and winter carol singing or for a moment's solitary reflection in a delightful green spot. This special place is cared-for by committed local volunteers. A hidden gem!
Hampstead Hill Garden
Inverforth Close, London, Greater London
The Hill Garden dates back to 1904 and the relics of the past are still to be seen with a beautiful pergola and terrace. A tranquil and calming place to wander and reflect.
Jubilee Crescent, Edmonton, Greater London
It's our park's 80th anniversary this year and we held a wonderful event - Jubilation - on the 9th June which everyone enjoyed
Downes Court, Enfield, Greater London
Educational wild space for the benefit of the whole of Enfield. All our visitors exclaim that it is "A fantastic space"; "A hidden gem"; "So lovely to find such peace and quiet in North London"; "All you can hear is the birds singing"; "It says welcome". Entirely volunteer-run and funded.