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Picnic Perfection: Best Spots Around The Glades!

We’ve scouted out the best picnic spots that are perfect for lounging, munching, and snapping those Insta-worthy pics. Grab your basket and your besties, and let’s explore!

Summer is in full swing, and there’s no better way to soak up the sun than with a fabulous picnic. If you’re near The Glades Shopping Centre, you’re in luck!

Queen's Gardens

First up, just a hop, skip, and a jump from The Glades, is the gorgeous Queen’s Gardens. This little green haven is like a secret escape right in the heart of Bromley. Imagine sprawling lawns, vibrant flowerbeds, and just outside the restaurant terrace! Spread out your cutest picnic blanket, unpack those treats, and enjoy some quality chill time. Bonus: there are plenty of shaded spots for those ultra-hot days!

Church House Gardens

Next, let’s talk about Church House Gardens. This place has everything – open grassy areas, enchanting wooded sections, and even a sparkling lake. Perfect for a versatile picnic experience! Whether you’re in the mood for sunbathing or a shady retreat, you’ll find your spot here. Plus, there’s a playground nearby if you’re bringing along the little ones. It’s the perfect blend of relaxation and fun!


Martins Hill

Feeling like a bit of a view with your picnic? Martins Hill is your go-to. This park sits a bit higher up, giving you lovely vistas of Bromley and beyond. The rolling hills are perfect for a scenic picnic setup. It’s a quieter spot, so if you’re in the mood for some peace with your snack sesh, Martins Hill is calling your name.


Norman Park

If space is what you’re after, Norman Park is the ultimate picnic paradise. It’s a bit further out but worth the journey. This expansive park has wide-open spaces that are perfect for a large picnic gathering. Bring along some games – think frisbee, football, or even a kite – and make a day of it. With so much room to roam, it’s ideal for an active, fun-filled picnic day.


Kelsey Park

Last but not least, a quick drive from The Glades will take you to the stunning Kelsey Park in Beckenham. This park is a fairytale setting with a beautiful lake, friendly wildlife (squirrels and birds, oh my!), and perfectly maintained gardens. It’s like stepping into a storybook! Pack a fancy picnic and enjoy a day surrounded by nature’s beauty. You might even make some furry friends!


So there you have it, picnic lovers! Whether you’re planning a cute date, a fun hangout with friends, or a solo relaxation session, these spots around The Glades Shopping Centre have got you covered. Grab your sunnies, your fave snacks, and head out for a perfect picnic adventure. Happy picnicking, babes! 🌞🧺🌸

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