Outdoor Weekend Ideas: Walking in a British Park – Croydon Surrey

There’s no need of going far to find
a place to spend a nice day outdoors with your family.
If you are in London or in the South East areas, you can get to East Croydon station and, with a little walk, you’ll find yourself surrounded by nature in one of Croydon’s parks.
Park Hill is the closer one you can get to. It has a botanical garden, a children’s playground, tennis and basketball courts.

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There’s a nice little bar to get drinks and ice-creams, wooden benches to sit on and relax, where you can listen to the sounds of the birds.

Beautiful flowers can be seen in the botanical garden and all around the very well mantained park.

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If you walk a little bit further, you’ll get to a bigger one which is Lloyd Park.
Lloyd Park can be also reached by car, as it has got his own car park next to the bar, the tennis courts and the children’s playground.

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This expansive park is quite big to walk, considering that you are so close to a suburban area. Together with meandering pathways to walk on, it is great for dog owners.

The park is also rich with a variety of trees, therefore a great habitat for birds and wildlife. Several variety of birds can be seen, depending on the hour of day, with the early morning a favourite moment to spot them, however we’ve been able to see them flying or hiding on the trees all through the day.

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Walking With Nature – Fabulous Outdoors
A nice walk through a beautiful woodland area in North West Italy – Walking amongst picturesque natural lakes, with the hope of getting some footage of wildlife on camera.
Deers, wild boars, red squirrels any many more animals live in this stunning forest of chestunts and pine trees, however it is very difficult to spot them.

For this outdoors & wildlife video we mainly used the Nikon Coolpix, but we were ready to use also the GoPro Hero2 in case of more “in motion” filming and photography and also the iPhone as it’s quick to get ready for shooting photos & video and the quality is very good too. This area of North West Italy is one of the destinations of our Walking & Outdoor Tours, Active Holidays for individuals, families or Kids Summer Camps.
For more informations, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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