Love Parks Week, which is now in its tenth year, is a country-wide celebration of parks with a whole host of events taking place. The events range from outdoor fitness activities and open-air cinemas, to garden parties and children’s fun days.
As a part of the ten-year celebration, the organisers have launched ‘Do a Love Parks Mile’ initiative, that encourages the community to come together and cover a one mile distance in a park. It doesn’t matter if people run, walk the dog, ride a bike, dress up – all that matters is that the mile is completed and that everyone has fun while doing it! This is all to raise awareness of how your local park can be used as a place to socialise, stay active and keep fit.
So we explore a few reasons why you should visit your park:
To switch off
Sometimes it’s good to just take a break. After a long day at work,...