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The Central Parks

City Centre, Southampton, England
44 2380 833605
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Ranked #39 of 58 Attractions in Southampton
Type: Historic Sites, Parks, Outdoors
Owner description: Established during the 1860s, the central parks including West Park, East Park, Palmerston Park...
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Type: Historic Sites, Parks, Outdoors
Owner description: Established during the 1860s, the central parks including West Park, East Park, Palmerston Park, Houndwell, Hoglands and Queen's Park are spread through the heart of the city and are listed on the English Heritage's Register of History Parks and Gardens.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The quickest way to walk from one end of the town to the other is in a direct line from Mayflower Park or the docks, up the QE2 mile, High St and Above Bar. But a prettier way, in an oasis of green, is to walk through 5 more of Southampton's many parks that are linked by wide roads. Hoglands... More 

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Chesterfield, UK
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32 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

What's better than visiting a lovely green, lush park on a summer's day? Nothing. That's what. However, this is not a lush nor green park. Full of tramps drinking Special Brew, youths drinking cider and staffies. Not exactly a lovely park to spend an afternoon in. Quite intimidating, actually.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Great for walks & bikes Take a disposable BBQ Picnic areas

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