Spot catalogue > Historical sights

198 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW, Southampton, England

One of five neighbouring parks, named after the 5 times Mayor of Southampton. You can  find the statue of Mayor Richard Andrews, made in 1861, almost atop of the park. You can also find Titanic Engineers' Memorial in the park, erected in 1914. If you are after some...

Potters Fields, SE1 2AA,, London - Southwark, England

Small park directly next to the Tower Bridge. You can relax in the park, or just by the riverside, only a couple of meters from the London's famous Tower Bridge. Later you can nicely proceed onto other famous historical sights like Palace of Westminster or London Eye.

Lenton Road, NG1 6EL, Nottingham, England

The icon of Nottingham has a beautiful area inside. The Nottingham Castle Grounds are very well kept and offer a very relaxed place to spend your time. It is located on top of a hill, so you will have a lovely view from here. Other areas include many benches and nice natural...

Belvoir Hill, NG2 4LB, Nottingham, England

Green's Windmill was built in 1807, and now offers also a relaxed spot in the surrounding park. This flour windmill, since its construction, was abandoned, on fire, and restored in 1979. Originally owned and built by George Green, now run by Nottingham City Council, it is in...

Whipps Cross Road, E11 1NR, London - Waltham Forest, England

An ideal escape from busy London into this calm forest. This listed spot is only the Wanstead part of the whole 19 kilometres long forest spreading northwards. Epping Forest has plenty to offer from quiet and peaceful walks through the forest paths to broad green areas, or...

12 S Parade, NG1 2JS, Nottingham, England

Possibly the largest square in the UK, which got its current look in 2007. The square is dominated by the iconic historical Council House built in 1929. On the square are many benches and a beautiful modern fountain. During summer it is bustling with people relaxing here, or...

Observatory Rd, BS8 3LT, Bristol, England

Located just next to Bristol's top attractions is also a children's playground. The beautiful Suspension bridge in Bristol's Clifton area is amazing to look at, and even better to walk through. It was built over the Avon gorge in 1864 in the height of 101...

16 Kenilworth Rd, CV3 6PT, Coventry, England

Opened in 1921, this park stemmed from an idea to commemorate the soldiers of Coventry who lost their lives in The Great War. This naturally makes the central point of the park the 87 feet high War Memorial, erected later between 1925 and 1927. At the same time of...

173 Rosebery Ave, EC1R 4TN, London - Finsbury, England

A smaller park with many benches to relax during your lunch break, very close to Angel. Very nice to stroll through as a part of your walk, where you can see the War Memorial which was erected in 1921, commemorating the men of this borough who sacrificed their  lives in...

33 St John's Church Road, E5 0PD, London - Hackney, United Kingdom

Just as the name suggests, the park is situated around the St.John at Hackney church built in 1792. A very interesting spot, which in my opinion does project calmness, although you be the judge. The space is expectedly full of tombstones and benches for relax. There is also...

N Carriage Drive, W2 2LJ, London - Westminster, United Kingdom

Covering about 142 hectares, just a bit under half the area of Central Park in NY, it‘s probably the most known park in London. Hyde Park is a vast and famous park situated in London‘s Paddington area, just under Oxford Street, a world-wide renowned shopping...

44 Grosvenor Square, W1K 2HP, London - Westminster, United Kingdom

Smaller park, usually full of entreprenours from the surrounding business centers, or the US embassy just next to the park. You will find two pleasant fountains in this spot, where you can sit down and relax. There is a statue of Franklin Delano Roosvelt, the 32nd president of...

47 Adler St, E1 1EE, London - Whitechapel, United Kingdom

Park baring the name of a victim of attacks in 1980s. Spot where you can relax by the Whitechapel main road full of coffee shops and grocery stores, also with an outdoor market. Atlab Ali was a clothing worker who was rasistically murdered on Adler street on 4th...

Call Lane, LS1 7BR, Leeds, United Kingdom

This amazingly designed building offers about 30 retailers and shops, food and more. The Corn Exchange building was designed by Cuthbert Brodrick, who also designed the Leeds Town Hall, and it opened in 1863. As the name suggest, it first served as a place for maketing corn,...

Rudnayovo námestie, 811 01, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

Small square with benches in a half-circular shape create atmosphere of contemplation. Maybe because of the fact, that cemetery used to be here until 1778. The square is named after the Slovak noble and cardinal Alexander Rudnay, but the whole square is interwoven with famous...

Einsteinova 18, 851 01, Bratislava - Petržalka, Slovenská Republika

The largest park in Bratislava named after famous Slovak writer. With space of 42 hectares, much people spend time here mainly in the summer. You can utilize the spacious greenery for activities or you can go for a run in this amazing area. You can even search for your own...

Na Slavíne 1, 811 04, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

An unique place in Bratislava which everyone has to visit for its significance, location and atmosphere. Slavín is a memorial of Soviet army soldiers for their liberation of Bratislava in 1960. There are graves of the soldiers, statues, and the main monument that has...

Banskobystrická 16, 811 06, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

Large and well-treated garden behind the Presidential palace. A nice place to relax, just in calm area of the large garden. The original name is Grassalkovich garden, but it´s generally referred to as presidential. You can find here beautiful fountain Joy of life from 1983,...

Župné námestie, 811 03, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

Directly above the historical center of Bratislava, from where you can get anywhere fast mainly because of the proximity of Zochova street, which bares one of the busiest bus stops. It´s a great place for rest after a long city tour. On the square there are two churches,...

Námestie Slovenského národného povstania, 811 06, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

Square with great historical importance. It bares the name of a crucial uprising in 1994, therefore you can find such square in 36 Slovak cities. You can see a thematic statue of Guerilla soldier and an epitaph. On the other side of a road, there are benches with a fountain...

Rybné námestie, 811 02, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

Square just next to the bridge of Slovak national uprising. You can see here Bratislava's well known Plague column of the Holiest Trinity. The square continues behind the corner of the international children art house Bibiana, where´s located the Holocaust victims memorial....

Primaciálne námestie, 811 01, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

Dominant of the square is the pink Primate’s palace, which you can see from inside for a small fee. You will find Central tourist information centre on the corner, where you will always find the information you need about Bratislava, its culture and tourism. There’s also...

Námestie Ľudovíta Štúra, 811 02, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

A rather small square, but still just around a corner of the historical centre. The statue of Štúrovci from 1972, the few of the most important people of our Slovak language, dominates the centre of the square. Also the beautiful building of Reduta, which houses the slovak...

Hviezdoslavovo námestie, 811 02, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

One of the most popular and fluctuated squares in Bratislava. It’s located directly before the historical building of Slovak national theatre, from where it proceeds to smaller Rybné square at the base of the bridge of Slovak national uprising. Several art pieces are...

Hodžovo námestie, 811 06, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

Smaller, although very important square where you will find the residence of the Slovak republic president Grassalkovich palace (generally called Presidential palace) and a large fountain Earth – planet of peace from 1982. The palace has a publicly accessible garden...

Hlavné námestie, 811 01, Bratislava - Staré mesto, Slovenská Republika

A square right in the middle of the Bratislava historical centre. All restaurants and cafés are close from here. A beautiful renaissance Maximilián’s fountain from 1572 is here, which is just one of several other arts and monuments of historical Bratislava. Furthermore,...

Zámocká, 811 01, Bratislava - Staré Mesto, Slovenská Republika

History tied with unique environment is the destination of foreign, and also domestic tourists. The castle and its beautiful surrounding are temptations on their own, along with the outlook on the city's historical centre, Danube river and Petržalka borough. The castle area...