Paradise Park

Paradise Park in Islington doesn’t just have an eye-catching name.

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It’s a beautiful destination for play, sport and relaxation. One particularly pleasing and tranquil feature is the amount of space set aside for wildflowers. They really looked gorgeous on a sunny summer day.

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Large trees provided welcome shade. Willow trees were great for hide-and-seek. A play park and sports areas were further spaces for activity.

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Among the families living life to the full – with a park so large they was plenty of space for play and picnics – there was a sobering tribute to a life cut short. A football shirt and flowers were laid on a bench to mark a tragic anniversary.

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Paradise Park offered a bonus – there was another little park nearby. St Mary Magdalene Church Garden had a handful of gravestones but largely speaking was no turned over as a space for peaceful contemplation and strolling.

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Visited during Open Garden Squares Weekend 2017. 

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