Ice cream bike pedals around Myatt’s Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

Blimey – that was a hot weekend! We took a walk through Myatt’s Fields on Saturday and although it was the beginning of October, it felt like high summer, with temperatures nearly hitting 30  degrees Celsius.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

The Met Office reported that the record for Britain’s hottest October day had been smashed with temperatures reaching 29.9 degrees Celsius (85.8 degrees Fahrenheit) in Gravesend.

Met Office forecaster Andrew Sibley explained that conditions for the Indian summer were being created by a southerly wind bringing very warm air up from the south.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

One of Lambeth’s eight Green Flag Award-winning parks, Myatt’s Fields Park is a listed Victorian Park which enjoyed a £3 million renovation program in 2010.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

Sunbathing in the park.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

Ice cream bike on the move.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

Ice cream bike lady gets a customer!

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

The 1894 bandstand, splendidly restored.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

The Little Cat cafe in the park.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

Note the little cat on the rooftops!

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

There’s a well equipped kids area in Myatt’s Fields.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

The elaborate gates to the park.

A walk through Myatts Fields on the hottest October day on record

Flamboyant garden display opposite the park.

More Myatt’s Fields features:
Park feature
Harvest It Festival
Midsummer’s Eve
Carol Singing

Info:
Myatt’s Fields Park, Cormont Road, London SE5 9RA
http://www.myattsfieldspark.info/