Spending Time Outdoors at Priory Park

A visit to the park is the quickest way to spend some time with nature. Priory Park in Middle Lane N8 is one of the many green spaces across Greater London. It is a public park that provides people in and around Hornsey an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Locals as well as tourists visiting the area will find it an attractive place to spend some time outdoors. Priory Park has been around for over a hundred years. The sense of history and the natural scenery make it an interesting place to explore.

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Go for a stroll around the park

Stroll around the park and soak in the scenery. See the flowers in bloom and listen to the sounds of birds chirping. Visit the Pavilion which serves as a gathering place for private parties and community events. The pavilion also serves as the base of a conservation charity working in the area.

Dine al fresco in the park grounds

Indulge in an impromptu picnic by enjoying a leisurely snack or meal at the park. You can spend the time at one of the picnic benches near the playground. Or you can head to the Philosopher’s garden which is a dog-free area. The garden sits near a wildlife pond, which serves as beautiful backdrop for an al fresco meal.

Take part in some recreational activities

There are sports and recreational facilities in the park that you can use. You can play basketball and tennis or watch some of the activities at the paddling pool area. The park area covers more than six hectares. You can use the time to explore more by walking around.

Spend time at a café while taking in the view

You can take a break at the café located at the heart of the park. Enjoy a cup of your favorite brew while soaking in the sights around you. The café is conveniently located near the public toilets so it’s a good place to unwind before you head back to your wanderings.

Visit the old fountain

Head east to take a look at the old fountain that dates back to the late 19th century. The massive fountain made of granite is one of the known landmarks in the park.

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