Parks and open spaces in Bexley

Parks and open spaces in Bexley

The London Borough of Bexley owns and maintains over 100 parks and open spaces within its boundaries, with a total of 638 hectares (1,580 acres).[1] They include small gardens, river and woodland areas, and large parks with many sporting and other facilities. The five largest are:

Parish Wood Park is one of 11 parks throughout Greater London chosen to receive money for redevelopment by a public vote. The park received £2m towards better footpaths, more lighting, refurbished public toilets and new play areas for children.[2]

There are four Local Nature Reserves in Bexley, Crossness Nature Reserve, Danson Park Bog Garden, Foots Cray Meadows and Lesnes Abbey Woods.[3]


  1. ^ Borough of Bexley Parks and Open Spaces
  2. ^ London parks get £6m for revamp (BBC News) accessed 10 March 2009
  3. ^ "Local Nature Reserves". London Borough of Bexley. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 

External links

  • A-Z list of parks and open spaces