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Green Spaces

For those who enjoy their park life, Kingston is a green town with leafy open spaces in abundance.  

Take a stroll, enjoy a picnic or simply have fun and run around in one of our beautiful parks, including Canbury Gardens on the River Thames, Queens Promenade, War Memorial Gardens, and Fairfield Recreation Ground.

 

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Park Life

Kingston is a green town with leafy open spaces in abundance.

Take a stroll, enjoy a picnic or simply have fun and run around in one of our beautiful parks, including Canbury Gardens on the River Thames, Queens Promenade, War Memorial Gardens, and Fairfield Recreation Ground.

Also close by are Kew Gardens, Richmond and Bushy Parks. There’s plenty to see and do in the leafy parks of Kingston from leisurely strolls along the river to deer-spotting in the Royal Parks.

Queens Promenade is an idyllic riverside strip along the Thames, stretching from Kingston Town Centre to Surbiton, with an array of restaurants to relax and unwind in whilst watching the boats go by. War Memorial Gardens is situated in the heart of Kingston Town Centre, and plays an important role in events in Kingston such as Remembrance Sunday. Fairfield Recreation Ground covers an expansive six acres of parkland, and is home to children’s playground and football and cricket pitches.

Canbury Gardens has all weather tennis courts for people who fancy a Wimbledon warm-up. The park is also home to the Canbury Park bandstand which hosts beautiful traditional summer concerts and the annual Dragon Boat Challenge. 

The Royal Parks of Richmond and Bushy are right on Kingston’s doorstep and their network of paths make these parks perfect for running, cycling or enjoying a late summer evening stroll. If you like your activities more vigorous then there are plenty to try including horse riding, angling, rugby and...