'I lived near Springfield Park in east London for years and never tire of it,' says Katrina. 'As you walk into the park you see the Lea Valley outstretched before you.' Gina recommends Clapham Common, in south London, for 'the gorgeous Grade II-listed bandstand and the chocolate brownies from Schmidt's Café'.
Details For more information see www.hackney.gov.uk, www.claphamcommon. org or, for other parks and green spaces across London, including events, see www.londongardenstrust. org.