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’
    • ‘I wonder if a future U.S. President will open up national parklands to oil drilling.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Sometime after AD 73 this was superseded by a palace, built using many exotic imported materials and surrounded by gardens and landscaped parkland.’
    • ‘Further expansion followed in the next century, with the south wing rebuilt and 900 acres of parkland landscaped by Capability Brown.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The Mountain Bluebird is the only bluebird that nests in alpine parkland and high elevation open areas.’
    • ‘Furthermore, changes in treeline can adversely impact some plants and wildlife that depend on open parkland.’
    • ‘It is set in pleasant parkland with good tree cover and grassed areas running along the riverbank.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Householders currently enjoy sweeping views across open parkland and across the countryside towards Wroughton.’
    • ‘If it's a success and chooses to expand, what of the neighbouring trees and parkland?’
    • ‘Plans to build a luxury housing development on open parkland at Burmah Castrol went on display today.’
    • ‘Norfolk's feral birds haunt lakes and stretches of river in wooded parkland, the Broads and Breckland meres.’
    • ‘The walk will follow paths crossing 1,500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland and is suitable for everyone.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    parkland, grassland, woodland, garden, gardens, lawns, grounds, estate