Photo by Dawud Marsh

Victoria Park: the wintery wonderland on our doorstep

These photos of Victoria Park covered in snow will help to banish any blues you might have this winter. Picturesque all year round, this green space on our doorstep has been transformed into an ethereal world dusted with snowflakes. This really is ‘the best park in the world’. 

It may have been unseasonably chilly this past week, but it’s all made worthwhile by a stroll past the frozen lake, glittering in the early morning light. The wide pathways cutting through the park are turned into snowy tundras, sealed with the footprints of excited children (and adults too).  

Chinese Pagoda, modelled as it was on the 1841 version built by James Pennethorne, is dusted with snow that accentuates the oriential design. Originally designed as a summer house, we think it looks as pretty as a gingerbread house in this weather. 

The Coutt’s drinking fountain clad in white is straight from a Dickens novel, evoking visions of winter’s past. The gothic architecture attracts photographers and filmmakers year round and you’ll spot this as the backdrop for several grime music videos.

Running along the park’s edge is the Regent’s Canal, the barges float silently on the water like glaciers in icy waters.

With the last of the snow this year probably behind us, hopefully this photo essay will remind of our park, transformed with an arctic makeover. 

Footprints in the snow, Victoria Park, East London, 2021
Photo by David Hazell
Aerial shot of a snowy Victoria Park in 2021.
Photo by Wayne Baptiste
Pink tower block, Clare House, seen from snowy Victoria Park in 2021
Photo by Jane Chapman
Snowy barges on Regent's Canal, Victoria Park, 2021
Photo by Joe Cushing
Victoria Park in the snow, East London, 2021
Photo by Jasmin Sultana
Victoria Park in the snow, East London, 2021
Photo by Valerio Oddone
Aerial shot of Victoria Park in the snow, East London, 2021
Photo by Dawud Marsh
Victoria Park in the snow, East London, 2021
Photo by Chi-Chun Chang
Victoria Park in the snow, East London, 2021
Photo by Catherine Wood
Seagulls above snowy lake, Victoria Park in the snow, 2021
Photo by Tania Olive
Bridge and pagoda, Victoria Park in the snow, 2021
Photo by Tania Olive
Drained Hertford Union Canal, Victoria Park in the snow, 2021
Photo by Grace Pham

If you enjoyed this article, you may be interested in our photo essay on Regent’s Park Canal

 


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One thought on “Victoria Park: the wintery wonderland on our doorstep

  • Amazing photos. Thank you

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