The five best green spaces in Farnborough
Farnborough is a go-to town for young families looking for a balanced lifestyle, a slower pace, and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors, all with fast and convenient transport links to London. Known for its famous air show, Farnborough is a town with so much to offer, surrounded by beautiful Hampshire countryside.
Home to the beautiful, contemporary one- and two-bedroom homes of our Southwood Mews development, the immediate area boasts a wealth of green spaces for families to explore and enjoy, from large open parks to beautiful woodland areas.
Here are the five best local green spaces in Farnborough, where residents of Southwood Mews can enjoy lakeside picnics, family bike rides and some fantastic playgrounds and sports facilities for all ages.
1. Queen Elizabeth Park
Located in the heart of Farnborough, Queen Elizabeth Park is a beautiful open space that offers plenty of room for families to run around and play. With a large lake, plenty of green areas, and a playground, this park is a great spot for picnics, dog walking, and bike riding. There's also a popular café located within the park, serving hot and cold drinks, snacks, and meals.
2. Southwood Woodland
If you're looking for a more natural setting to explore, Southwood Woodland is the perfect spot. Located on the outskirts of Farnborough, this beautiful woodland area is a great place for families to explore nature. With plenty of open space, walking trails, and wildlife to spot, this is a perfect place for young children to learn about the natural world.
3. Farnborough Green
Farnborough Green is a large open space located in the north of the town. It offers plenty of room for kids to run around and play, and there's even a play area for younger children. This park is a popular spot for picnics and sports, and there are often events and activities taking place throughout the year.
4. King George V Playing Fields
King George V Playing Fields is a large open space located in the south of Farnborough. It offers a wide range of activities for families, including football pitches, a playground, and a skate park. This is a great place to visit if you're looking for something to keep kids of all ages entertained.
Frimley Lodge Park
Located just a short drive from Farnborough, Frimley Lodge Park is a beautiful open space that offers plenty of activities for families to enjoy. With a large lake, mini-golf, a play area, and a café, there's something for everyone here. This park is also home to the popular Basingstoke Canal, which offers boat trips and kayaking opportunities.
Farnborough is a charming and historic town perfect for young and growing families. With many opting to leave the fast pace and extra expense of living in London, Farnborough offers a fantastic alternative with a lifestyle that appeals to families of all shapes and sizes. Our Southwood Mews development, located just on the outskirts of Farnborough, is within easy reach of many beautiful open green spaces with various attractions and facilities to keep the whole family entertained.
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