Bessingby Park and Pine Gardens, and Cavendish Recreation Ground 7668

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

An area of hillocky, semi-natural ground separates the recreation ground from the adjacent Bessingby Park and Pine Gardens, which were laid out in the mid-20th century.

History

Cavendish Pavilion was built in 1914 for Debenhams store as a staff recreation centre in what was then open countryside. It is now Cavendish Recreation Ground with formal rose gardens to the south of the building.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Eastcote, Ruislip Manor then bus (Metropolitan, Piccadilly). Bus: 114
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)