A list of my favorite images of Broomfield Park, Palmers Green, London, England, UK - my local park, which I try to visit on a daily basis.
Broomfield Park is a 21 hectare public park in Palmers Green in the London Borough of Enfield.
It is a Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation and is registered by English Heritage in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens for its special historic interest.
The park was the garden of Broomfield House, which was built in the sixteenth century, although the oldest part of the present house is about 200 years old. Rocque's map of Middlesex in 1754 shows the park with its current boundaries, with ponds and an avenue.
Three of the four ponds date from the eighteenth century, but the northern most one was created early in the twentieth.
In 1902 Southgate Urban District Council purchased the house and grounds, and they were opened to the public in 1903.
The park has a café, tennis courts, bowling greens, an 18 hole adventure golf course, an outdoor gym, a children's playground, a conservatory, a garden of remembrance and a bandstand (where music events are occasionally held) .
The park has a variety of wildlife habitats, including the lakes, some small woods and magnificent oak trees. Aquatic plants include rigid hornwort, which is rare in London. There are also breeding birds such as Canada geese, mallard, tufted duck, coot and moorhen.
People who voted for this also voted for
Legendary Actresses Paulette Goddard
some pictures i add 2015
Legendary Actresses: Jean Peters
Paper Lightbox Art
Crying Scenes - Movies
Legendary Actresses: Joan Blondell
10 favorite Nirvana songs
Legendary Actresses: Carroll Baker
More lists from kathy
Favorite Images of Rainbows
Favorite Images of Butter Sculptures
Favorite Images of Russian Dolls
Favorite Images of Furry Friends #5
Favorite Images of the Dorléac Sisters
Favorite Images of Chimpanzees
Favorite Images of 2016 Lumiere London