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Maryon Park, London

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#144 of 186 in Parks in London
Maryon Park is an urban public park located in Charlton in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is situated on the A206 south of the Thames Barrier. There is access from Woolwich Road, Charlton Lane and Thorntree Road. It is part of the Maryon Wilson Park and Gilbert's Pit Local Nature Reserve.
Charlton sandpits, which were originally part of an area known as Hanging Wood, were presented to the London County Council in 1891 by the Maryon-Wilson family, and one of the pits became Maryon Park. Another pit became Charlton Athletic's football ground, The Valley.
The park was originally wooded and, together with what is now Maryon Wilson Park, was known as Hanging Woods. This was a wild wooded area and formed an ideal retreat for highwaymen who robbed travellers on Shooters Hill and Blackheath. Those who were caught were hanged here – hence the name.
The park contains grassland, with hawkweed, gorse and broom.
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  • The park is not in the location marked. It’s 11 miles further South on the other side of the Thames. The park is not in the location marked. It’s 11 miles further South on the other side of the Thames  more »
  • We stopped here after checking out the animal park to the south and before heading to the football at The Valley. Pretty little park with good views  more »
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  • The park where Michelangelo Antonioni filmed several of the most iconic scenes in the history of cinema for his motion picture Blowup.
  • A nice park, sometimes used by local schools for sports days. A large grass area in centre with a double tennis court. Well provided with slopes for those who cannot cope with stairs but check proposed route first. 55 steps leading to Kinveachy Gdns exit. Toilet block at South exit, near to community garden.
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