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[mass noun] Open grassy land with scattered groups of trees:‘the college is set in 30 acres of attractive parkland’‘the landscaped parklands of one of England's great country houses’
parkland, grassland, woodland, lawns, grounds, estateView synonyms
- ‘Across Britain the National Trust owns over 600,000 acres of parkland - 80 per cent of which is used for grazing by cattle and sheep.’
- ‘Other external features include extensive landscaped open spaces adjoining parklands, video intercoms to each unit, underground car parking and a high-speed lift from the car park to all floors.’
- ‘In glorious sunshine, the attractive parkland, which features woodland and a lake, was an attractive place to spend a day.’
- ‘Originally open parkland on top of a hill, it is covered in a neat array of ornate, almost dreamlike, yet strangely functional Art Nouveau architecture.’
- ‘A long oval, it is entirely parkland, with mature trees and an ancient wooden water tower which is now a theatre and observation platform.’
- ‘The walk will follow paths crossing 1,500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland and is suitable for everyone.’
- ‘Plans to build a luxury housing development on open parkland at Burmah Castrol went on display today.’
- ‘Householders currently enjoy sweeping views across open parkland and across the countryside towards Wroughton.’
- ‘Further expansion followed in the next century, with the south wing rebuilt and 900 acres of parkland landscaped by Capability Brown.’
- ‘We all want to be near the sandy beaches, overlooking treed gullies, gazing towards mountain backdrops, or within walking distances of rivers, creeks, treed parklands.’
- ‘The setting is glorious, in the shadow of Mount Nephin, surrounded by 150 acres of parkland and woodland that extends to the shores of Lough Conn.’
- ‘It is set in pleasant parkland with good tree cover and grassed areas running along the riverbank.’
- ‘Furthermore, changes in treeline can adversely impact some plants and wildlife that depend on open parkland.’
- ‘I wonder if a future U.S. President will open up national parklands to oil drilling.’
- ‘If it's a success and chooses to expand, what of the neighbouring trees and parkland?’
- ‘The Mountain Bluebird is the only bluebird that nests in alpine parkland and high elevation open areas.’
- ‘From here we progress northwards, meeting the outskirts of Milton Keynes the following day - more tidy gardens and open parklands than monstrosity - and have our first pub lunch at the appropriately named Barge Inn.’
- ‘Norfolk's feral birds haunt lakes and stretches of river in wooded parkland, the Broads and Breckland meres.’
- ‘At the rear three sets of huge French windows lead to a stunning south-facing colonnaded terrace overlooking 125 acres of parkland and a large swimming pool.’
- ‘Sometime after AD 73 this was superseded by a palace, built using many exotic imported materials and surrounded by gardens and landscaped parkland.’
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