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THINGS TO SEE AND DO

EXPLORE… Altogether Hounslow’s parks and open spaces represent the highest percentage of green space, in relation to the borough’s size, of any London borough. Several of its parks have been rated among the best in the country and given prestigious Green Flag status. This national award recognises and rewards quality and is a sign that the space boasts the highest possible standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent facilities. Gunnersbury Park, in the north of the borough, is recognised as one of the most important parks in the country, containing some of the top 10 per cent

Gunnersbury Park

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of historic buildings in England. It has playing fields, wooded areas, spaces for cycling and quiet walks, children’s play areas and a café. Syon Park borders the River Thames, in the south, and has a tidal meadow that high tide floods twice a day. The park has around 200 rare trees and hosts many sporting events throughout the year, including cycle fun rides, paddle boarding and fun runs. Towards the centre of the borough is Hounslow Heath, which is recognised for its conservation excellence. It supports one of the best heathland insect populations in London with

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Hounslow Pocket Guide 2015  

Published in partnership with the London Borough of Hounslow. 20,000 copies printed and distributed in July/August 2015.

Hounslow Pocket Guide 2015  

Published in partnership with the London Borough of Hounslow. 20,000 copies printed and distributed in July/August 2015.

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