6 Early Amusement Parks
Local fairs and carnivals have been around since the Middle Ages, but modern amusement parks can trace their roots to the 19th century, when so-called “pleasure gardens” and “trolley parks” first flou...
6 Early Amusement Parks
Local fairs and carnivals have been around since the Middle Ages, but modern amusement parks can trace their roots to the 19th century, when so-called “pleasure gardens” and “trolley parks” first flou...
Pittville Pump Room
2°04′02″W / 51.912025°N 2.06735°W / 51.912025; -2.06735The Pittville Pump Room was the last and largest of the spa buildings to be built in Cheltenham.The well from which the ...
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Gardens of Sallust
The Gardens of Sallust (Latin: Horti Sallustiani) were Roman gardens developed by the Roman historian Sallust in the 1st century BC. The landscaped pleasure gardens occupied a large area in the no...
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Tiger Balm Garden
Tiger Balm Gardens is the name of public gardens that existed or continue to exist in three East Asia locations. They are also known as Haw Par Villa gardens.All three Tiger Balm Garden locations were...
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Tivoli Gardens
Tivoli Gardens (or simply Tivoli) is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The park opened on 15 August 1843 and is the second oldest amusement park in the world, after D...
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Vauxhall Gardens
Vauxhall Gardens /ˈvɒksɔːl/ was a pleasure garden located in Kennington on the south bank of the River Thames and accessed by boat from London until the erection of Vauxhall Bridge in the 1810s. The ...
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
Sadler's Wells Theatre is a performing arts venue located in Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell in the London Borough of Islington. The present day theatre is the sixth on the site since 1683. It consists o...
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Cremorne Gardens, London
Cremorne Gardens were popular pleasure gardens by the side of the River Thames in Chelsea, London. They lay between Chelsea Harbour and the end of the King's Road and flourished between 1845 to 1877; ...
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Ranelagh Gardens
0°9′19″W / 51.48722°N 0.15528°W / 51.48722; -0.15528Ranelagh Gardens (/ˈrænɪlə/; alternative spellings include Ranelegh and Ranleigh, the latter reflecting the English pronunc...
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Rosherville Gardens
Rosherville Gardens was a pleasure garden in Gravesend, Kent, England.
The gardens were laid out in 1837 by George Jones (a businessman from Islington in north London) in one of the disused chalk ...
Pleasure garden
A pleasure garden is usually a garden that is open to the public typically for recreation. They differ from other public gardens in that they serve as venues for entertainment, variously featuring co...
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Larmer Tree Gardens
The Larmer Tree Gardens near Tollard Royal in south Wiltshire, England, were created by Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers in 1880 as pleasure grounds for "public enlightenment and...
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Royal Surrey Gardens
0°6′26″W / 51.49361°N 0.10722°W / 51.49361; -0.10722Royal Surrey Gardens were pleasure gardens in Kennington, London in the Victorian period, slightly east of The Oval. The g...
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Marylebone Gardens
Marylebone or Marybone Gardens was a London pleasure garden sited in the grounds of the old manor house of Marylebone and frequented from the mid-17th century, when Marylebone was a village separated...
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Cuper's Gardens
0°6′50″W / 51.50528°N 0.11389°W / 51.50528; -0.11389Cuper's Gardens were 17–18th century pleasure gardens (aka a tea garden) on the south side of the River Thames in Lambeth, ...
Holte Bridgman's Apollo Gardens
Holte Bridgman's Apollo Gardens were one of the main pleasure gardens of 18th century Birmingham, located on Moseley Street in Deritend, within the parish of Aston.Entertainments at the Apollo include...
The Wodehouse
The Wodehouse (formerly also Woodhouse) is a grade II* listed country house near Wombourne, Staffordshire, notable as the seat of the Georgian landscape designer and musicologist Sir Samuel Hellier an...
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