Parks and open spaces in the London Borough of Bromley

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The London Borough of Bromley in Greater London, England has over one hundred parks and open spaces within its boundaries: some large, like Crystal Palace Park, and some small, such as recreation grounds. Some of the open spaces form part of the South East London Green Chain. As a borough in Outer London it also contains some open countryside in the form of country parks.

The main open spaces under control of the borough are:

Name Size Location Notes
Betts Park 12.5 hectares (31 acres) Anerley recreation ground with horticultural features
Crystal Palace Park 80 hectares (200 acres) Crystal Palace [1]
Elmstead Wood 34.3 hectares (85 acres) Elmstead [2]
Goddington Park 64 hectares (160 acres) Orpington sports and wooded areas
Harvington Sports Ground 47.25 hectares (116.8 acres) Beckenham woodlands and open space
Hayes Common 91.1 hectares (225 acres) Hayes, Bromley
High Elms Country Park 100 hectares (250 acres) Farnborough Local Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Importance
Hoblingwell Wood 87 hectares (210 acres) St Paul's Cray [3]
Jubilee Country Park 25 hectares (62 acres) Petts Wood Local Nature Reserve
Kelsey Park 32.25 hectares (79.7 acres) Beckenham ornamental pleasure ground [4]
Keston Common 55 hectares (140 acres) Keston Local Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Importance
Norman Park 50 hectares (120 acres) Bromley Common
Priory Gardens 14 hectares (35 acres) Orpington ornamental park
Riverside Gardens 21 hectares (52 acres) Orpington local open space [5]
Scadbury Park 102 hectares (250 acres) Chislehurst Local Nature Reserve: [6] 300 acres (120 ha) of countryside (pasture and woodland)[7][8]


In addition there are many other open spaces privately controlled; among them are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crystal Palace Campaign". www.victorianweb.org. Archived from the original on 17 March 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ Bromley, London Borough of. "Parks in Bromley". www.bromley.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 15 August 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-08. Retrieved 2009-09-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-18. Retrieved 2009-09-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2009-09-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2009-09-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Capitalwoodlands.org". www.capitalwoodlands.org. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-24. Retrieved 2011-03-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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