London Borough of Enfield is the northernmost of the Outer London boroughs. The borough lies within the Metropolitan Green Belt, and several of its 123 or more parks and open spaces are part of it. The ancient [1 ] Enfield Chase, remnants of which still exist, occupied much of the area. In addition to many playgrounds and sports facilities (including a number of golf courses), the main areas of public open space are:
Albany Park: Enfield Wash, 45 acres (0.18 km 2) formally opened 1902, since extended; west of Enfield Lock railway station
Arnos Park, Arnos Grove: 44 acres (0.18 km 2) opened in 1928; north of [2 ] Arnos Grove tube station; Pymmes Brook Trail passes through it [3 ]
Beech Hill Park, Hadley Wood: includes Hadley Wood Golf Course
, Broomfield Park Palmers Green: 54 acres (0.22 km 2), purchased 1903
Bullsmoor Playing Fields, Freezywater
Bury Lodge Gardens Edmonton
Bush Hill Park Recreation Ground Bush Hill Park was officially opened on 18 April 1911
Churchfields Recreation Ground Edmonton
Craig Park, Edmonton
Cunningham Park, Freezywater
Ryans Park, Enfield Highway
Durants Park, Enfield Highway created in 1903.
Forty Hall Park: an estate of 273 acres (1.10 km 2) managed by Enfield Borough, includes woodlands and grounds around Forty Hall
Firs Farm, (Firs Lane Winchmore Hill London N21 2PJ)'
Grovelands Park, Southgate
Hilly Fields, near Gordon Hill railway station: 62 acres (0.25 km 2) purchased 1911
Hollywood Gardens, Edmonton
Jubilee Park, Lower Edmonton
King George's Field, Enfield Highway, opened in 1939, to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary in 1935.
Montagu Road Recreation Ground, Edmonton
Oakwood Park: 64 acres (0.26 km 2) purchased 1927
Ponders End Recreation Ground ( Ryans Park), Ponders End
Plevna Road Open Space, Edmonton
Pymmes Park, Edmonton: 53 acres (0.21 km 2) purchased 1899
Tatem Park, Edmonton
Town Park, Enfield Town, which incorporates the last public remnant of Enfield Old Park.
Trent Park: country park
Apart from those open spaces, there are the two large
reservoirs. The King George V and the William Girling collectively known as the Chingford Reservoirs situated alongside the River Lea in the east of the Borough.
Covert Way is Enfield's only Local Nature Reserve.
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