country park

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country park

n
(Human Geography) Brit an area of countryside, usually not less than 10 hectares, set aside for public recreation: often funded by a Countryside Commission grant
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COUNCIL bosses have come under fire for proposing to reintroduce parking charges at three popular Northumberland country parks.
Thousands of people visit Druridge Bay, Plessey Woods and Bolam Lake country parks every year but they could now be forced to pay for parking.
When families can't afford activities, they turn to local country parks, or those who can't afford the gym go there for exercise.
For the purpose of incorporating the country park enclaves at Fan Kei Tok, Sai Lau Kong and the one near Nam Shan into their respective country parks, a designation order under the Country Parks Ordinance (Cap 208) was gazetted today (July 7).
POLITICAL leaders in Warwickshire have reacted with horror after it was revealed the second phase of the HS2 rail line heading north from the Midlands to Leeds will plough through two popular country parks and bring traffic chaos.
Ambitious proposals were revealed last May to transform 6,000-acres of mostly green land into what was claimed would be one of the best country parks in the UK.
The region is blessed with numerous country parks offering a wide range of activities, here are just a few: | Kingsbury Water Park, in K Bodymoor Heath, Sutton Coldfield, offers more than 600 acres of country park with surfaced paths and 15 lakes.
TWO country parks in Caerphilly county have been awarded prestigious Green Flags.
ONE of the UK's best country parks is on the look-out for new volunteers ready to help care for the environment.
MAGUIRES Country Parks has begun a major pounds 350,000 investment in Swainby , which aims to improve the 'picture postcard' site.
Contaminated former industrial land will be returned to nature to link existing country parks.
Judges also look for strong community involvement in maintaining the green spaces, which range from Victorian parks and town centre gardens, to nature reserves, country parks and cemeteries.

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