Monday, March 4, 2013

Forbury Gardens



Forbury Gardens is a public park located in Berkshire, England, on the site of Reading Abbey.  It's really a great place to picnic -especially during the summer months when visitors can enjoy orchestras and bands playing at the brightly colored Bandstand.

The center point of the park is a war memorial metal lion.  For this reason, the park is often referred to by locals as the Lion Park.

The grounds are open from dawn to dusk.  Admission is free.

18 comments:

  1. Enjoying a picnic surrounded by beautiful scenery is one of the top things to do on my list of activities! We used to do that all the time at Montalvo, located in California...you might want to check this one out for your blog:)

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    1. Correct title: Villa Montalvo - http://montalvoarts.org/

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  2. Lion Park is the perfect name. You definitely won't have trouble finding it.

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  3. I would love to see the gardens in England.

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  4. I bet there's a lot of people there in the summertime.

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  5. Music on the grounds and kids dancing about while parents picnic. Sounds delightful.

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  6. Sounds like a great place to visit and picnic.

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  7. that lion is cool and it's interesting how it really doesn't seem to have a reason for the lion :)

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