This long, thin park in Rotherhithe was formed in 1980 when a former dock (which was originally used for importing timber fromNorway,
Russiaand – hence the name) was infilled and planted as a 35-acre woodland. An artificial hill, Stave Hill, was later added and it's now a popular picnic spot for those in the know. Sweden
Getting there: the closest Tube station is Canada Water, with open access.
For more information visit www.russiadockwood.ukfriends.com