Guardian: Urban Oases

A guide to finding a retreat from the city, in the heart of the city. Formed part of The Guardian’s Urban Oases Saturday supplement, sponsored by Hoegaarden, published July 2005:

Park Life
The psychology of green space
Moseley Bog
Winterbourne Botanical Gardens
War Memorial Park

Points of View
A different perspective
Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
Frank Whittle Arch

What Lies Beneath
The history that surrounds us
Warstone Lane Cemetery
Peace Gardens
Perrott’s Folly
St Michael’s Cathedral

Transformed Spaces
Vivid Gallery

The Silent Treatment
The benefits of retreat
Ikon Gallery
St Paul’s Church
Chapel of Christ the Servant