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  • England , Lincolnshire

    This memorial garden is located close to the site of RAF Kirmington, which was constructed between 1941 and 1942. A striking feature of the site is the Lancaster propeller blade, recovered and donated by the Royal Netherlands Air Force Salvage Team. The blade was recovered from the crash site of 166 Squadron's ND-913.

  • England , Nottinghamshire

    This memorial site features a row of Canadian trees at the entrance to the airfield. The site commemorates 207 Squadron, who were based at Langar during World War 2.

  • England , Chester

    This garden of remembrance features gates with gold lettering and a memorial plinth inscribed to the dead of the 22nd Cheshire Regiment who lost their lives in World War 2.

  • England , Pollington

    This memorial garden is on the site of the headquarters building for the former RAF station Snaith. The dead are remembered on a number of plaques associated with a group of trees and shrubs, along with a stone of remembrance.

  • Wales , Powys

    This is a garden of remembrance with a dedicatory plaque reading 'They gave their today for our tomorrow'. There is also a floral tribute to the dead.

  • England , Mepal

    This memorial takes the form of a small rose garden in the village of Mepal, Cambridgeshire. It commemorates the dead of the 75 (NZ) Squadron, who were based in the area during World War 2.

  • England , Suffolk

    The Abbey Gardens are a public park opened at the end of the 19th century. The site had previously been a medieval Abbey. A botanical garden was laid out here in the early-19th century. The gardens now feature a formal area of island beds laid out in the mid-20th century. There is also a water garden and rose garden dating back to the mid-20th century, and later 20th-century additions including a sensory garden and herb garden.

  • England , London

    The park is bounded to the south by South East Railways Dartford Loop line, from which it is screened by trees.The entrance from Canterbury Avenue is lined with shrubs and the park consists of an area of level grassland with a small circular area left unmown in summer. Since 2007 a former allotment site that is now Millennium woodland has been added to the park.

  • England , Leicester

    Abbey Park is a late-19th century public park, formed from water meadows. The site was extended in 1925 by the addition of the adjacent Abbey Grounds.

    The Pavilion, Abbey Park, Leicester. The Pavilion, Abbey Park, Leicester.

  • England , London

    The Recreation Ground is predominantly open green space that is used for playing fields, with perimeter path and trees. To the north is a woodland path following part of the old railway line between Merton Park and Morden Road, improved in the 1990s as part of Merton Park Green Walks.

  • England , Greater London

    Abbey Wood Open Space is an area of grassland and woods, so called for being in the ownership of Barking Abbey in medieval times.

  • England , Abbotsbury

    Abbotsbury Gardens is a late-19th-century 'sub-tropical' garden, which originally covered 7 hectares. The gardens were much restored in the 1970s and expanded by a further 8 hectares in the 1980s.

    Abbotsbury Gardens, lawn and planting Abbotsbury Gardens, lawn and planting

  • England , Trafford, Greater Manchester

    Abbotsfield is a public park bounded by Flixton Road to the north, Chassen Road to the west, housing to the east and a railway line to the south. The site is known locally as Chassen Park. There is a play area, tennis courts and a bowling green. The park has been developed in the 20th century.

  • England , London

    In 1934 Abbotts Park was recorded as having 6 hard tennis and 7 grass tennis courts, refreshments pavilion, ornamental gardens and a shelter. It remains much the same today with a central area of open grass, tennis courts and a 19th-century red-brick pavilion at the west end. It now has a miniature golf course and a number of children's playgrounds.

  • Wales , Aberdare

    Aberdare Park is a well-preserved Victorian public park, partly laid out by the eminent park and garden designer William Barron. As well as retaining most of its Victorian-built features, such as a bandstand and fountain, it has an attractive lake. Many of the original trees are now mature specimens.

    Aberdare Park Lodge, Aberdare Aberdare Park Lodge, Aberdare

  • England , Abingdon

    The Memorial Playing Field is part of Abingdon School, still in use as a recreational facility.

  • England , Northampton

    Abington Park is probably Northamptonshire's oldest, and best surviving municipal park. It continues to be a major recreational focus for the county town and hosts civic events such as the annual Northampton Show. Its importance to the community is amplified by its prior existence, from at least the late-17th century, as the parkland of a private estate. The surviving elements of its earlier use considerably enhance the later municipal landscape.

    Abington Park, historic image Abington Park, historic image

  • England , London

    Acton Green Common is a simple area of open land, laid out with perimeter planting, cross-walks and some mature trees. It is bounded to the south by the railway and at its eastern end it faces the church of St Michael and All Angels and the Tabard Inn, which are among the buildings designed by Norman Shaw for the Bedford Park Garden Suburb.

  • England , London

    Acton Park was laid out with radiating avenues of mature trees enclosing large grassed open spaces, with a sunken garden of rhododendrons and shrubs. Some of the trees may pre-date the municipal planting. By the early-20th century there was a bandstand, now a circular flower bed, and other facilities were added, including the bowling green and cafe. In the early-21st century a new community garden was created.

  • England , Hurstpierpoint

    The memorial gardens are one component of Adastra Park, which also has facilities for cricket, croquet, bowling, tennis and a community pavilion.