Just beyond the cricket pitch in Greenwich Park is a road of bursting cherry trees that leads you straight to a Georgian villa called Ranger’s House. The tangled branches create a candyfloss arch that makes every pic look like the backdrop of a Lawrence Alma-Tadema painting. Careful not to slip on the magenta carpet of mushed petals.
The 2021 cherry blossom season is drawing closer, and people in London are gearing up for a colourful spectacle that this year not only signals warmer days are on the way – but that better days are coming, too! (Yes, we’re getting all of that from the sight of some pretty trees.)
Cherry blossom season in Japan is a major event, drawing visitors from around the globe to witness the petals in full bloom. Well, we can’t make it for this year’s sakura season. But London has plenty of bloomin’ marvellous places to see the flowers. You can find cherry blossom in some of London’s best parks or lining pretty suburban streets. From the candyfloss arches of Greenwich Park, to the Cherry Walk in Kew Gardens, London folk are spoilt for choice. Get your cameras at the ready and find out if one of these top places to see cherry blossom in London is conveniently on your doorstep.
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