Islington green is exactly that, a green.
It is not:
-somewhere to play football or any kind of sport
-have a BBQ
-spend the day sitting on blankets drinking beer
- a perfect spot to enjoy a take away lunch from one of the surrounding take away sandwich/burrito/froyo/cake/coffee shops
-lovely to read a book during your lunch hour
-a great place to natter with friends
In an area...more
My local green is so cute I want to squeeze its little cheeks in my fingers, scrunch up my nose and eyebrows, and say things like: "boosshhie boooshie boooo!" ... But it's definitely a "tween," so I'd certainly be regarded as the weird lost auntie with too much perfume and lipstick on my teeth.
I know Islington Green is a "tween" because it's kind of in that awkward development stage -- a...more
Busy built up Upper Street can become taxing after hours of eating and shopping. On the apex of Essex Road and Upper Street sits Islington Green. This little park is a cute haven that can transport you out of the hustle and bustle of commercial Islington. With plenty of benches to sit at and clean well kept grass to lounge ou-natural, this is a great little spot for lunching alfresco or for...more
A lovely little park, located just next to upper street. I always like to know where the green spaces are in London so I can make a little detour when the concrete is getting too much to bear!!
Islington green could do with being a little bigger, it's a tiny little park but still provides a good escape from the busy roads around it. Packed with people on their lunch breaks during the...more
Islington Green is a small, triangular park next to Upper Street. Despite it's small size and some unfortunately chosen modern art it is quite pretty. The is well-maintained and, though small, a relaxing place to stop when out on a shopping trip.
A couple of summers ago I worked a fairly deadening job in telesales and I would come to the green to have my lunch and read. Even though it is...more