In and around London, there are many parks to suit many needs; there are parks great for family days out, couples or just anyone who wants a great day out and since it is 'summer', parks are the hot spots of places to be.
In many of the parks listed below, there are adventure playgrounds for kids, cafes, boating lakes, bicycle hire, built in zoos, skating lanes, basketball/tennis courts and more.
Also in many of these major parks, events are often held. E.g - Brockwell Park in Herne Hill - People's Day Festival is held there where there is food, funfair and concerts going on. Many smaller parks such as Lloyd Park in Croydon or Ashburton Park in South Norwood Funfairs are often held there.
Listed below are the top major parks in London Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens Regents Park St James Park Greenwich Park
-Clapham Common (open space)
-Battersea Park (Children's Zoo, Playground, Nature etc)
-Dulwich Park (Has a built in zoo, bike hire, cafe, boat lake, adventure playground etc)