Postman's Park is a small green space in the heart of the City of London, mainly used by local office workers as a peaceful spot for lunch.
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Not a huge park. Not a noticeable park. Blink and you might miss it in passing. Not a lot is seating in park. But what stands this 'park' apart is the historic plaques and history behind it.
That it shows plaques depicting how brave people gave up their lives and died for others is astounding. Humbling. Heart warming. The stories behind it are more than just the words you see, and though we...more
Lovely little park! It is bigger than you would expect with lots of seating scattered throughout. As it is adjoining the church it is beautifully quite.
The garden is well looked after with freshly planted beddings and manicured lawns.
I would definitely come and enjoy it again!more
This is a gem of London. And better yet, a hidden gem.
I learned of Postman's Park after seeing the movie "Closer" a long time ago. This is where Jude Law's character, at the end of the film, realises that Natalie Portman had been lying to him the entire time. He sees her name, Alice Ayres, on a tile and knows he knows nothing about her.
The tile (which is really there, by the way) is part...more
Such a lovely hidden gem near St. Pauls. The can't-miss part of the park is a memorial wall with tiles commemorating those who lost their lives so others could live. It's beautiful, touching, and well worth a visit (I trekked here from north London to see it*). Benches, trees, a fountain... it's lovely.
*It's been on my to-visit list ever since I got to London last year; I first heard about...more
A hidden gem. It is a small park (super quiet and tranquil) with benches, trees, flowers and a koi pond. The main feature of the park is a memorial wall with decorative tiles which record the heroic deeds of ordinary Londoners who lost their lives to save others.
A great place to eat lunch, take a nap or read a book.