Definition of parkland in English:



mass nounalso parklands
  • 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’
    • ‘Furthermore, changes in treeline can adversely impact some plants and wildlife that depend on open parkland.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Sometime after AD 73 this was superseded by a palace, built using many exotic imported materials and surrounded by gardens and landscaped parkland.’
    • ‘Plans to build a luxury housing development on open parkland at Burmah Castrol went on display today.’
    • ‘It is set in pleasant parkland with good tree cover and grassed areas running along the riverbank.’
    • ‘If it's a success and chooses to expand, what of the neighbouring trees and parkland?’
    • ‘In glorious sunshine, the attractive parkland, which features woodland and a lake, was an attractive place to spend a day.’
    • ‘Further expansion followed in the next century, with the south wing rebuilt and 900 acres of parkland landscaped by Capability Brown.’
    • ‘The Mountain Bluebird is the only bluebird that nests in alpine parkland and high elevation open areas.’
    • ‘I wonder if a future U.S. President will open up national parklands to oil drilling.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Householders currently enjoy sweeping views across open parkland and across the countryside towards Wroughton.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The walk will follow paths crossing 1,500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland and is suitable for everyone.’
    • ‘A long oval, it is entirely parkland, with mature trees and an ancient wooden water tower which is now a theatre and observation platform.’
    • ‘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.’
    grassland, woodland, garden, gardens, lawns, grounds, estate
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