London parks guide



Below you will find a list of all major parks in London: Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James's Park, Green Park, Regent's Park, Greenwich Park, Kew Gardens. Links to official websites of all parks, maps and a guide how to get there.


Hyde Park Hyde Park Hyde Park is one of London's eight Royal Parks and every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit the park. It is home to famous landmarks including the Serpentine Lake, Speakers' Corner and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. The park is open from 5am until midnight all year round. Map of the park
Official web page
Show me the park on the Google map
Nearest tube station: Hyde Park Corner (Piccadilly line). How to get there by bus.

Kensington Gardens Kensington Gardens Kensington Gardens is planted with formal avenues of magnificent trees and ornamental flower beds. It is a perfect setting for Kensington Palace, peaceful Italian Gardens, the Albert Memorial, Peter Pan statue and the Serpentine Gallery. The park is open from 6am to dusk all year round. Map of the park (PDF file)
Official web page
Show me the park on the Google map
Nearest tube station: Lancaster Gate (Central line). How to get there by bus.

St James's Park St James's Park St James's Park is at the very heart of London, covering 23 hectares (58 acres) and has a lake harbouring ducks, geese and pelicans. St James's is also home to the Mall, the setting for many ceremonial parades and events of national celebration. The park is open from 5am to midnight all year round. Map of the park
Official web page
Show me the park on the Google map
Nearest tube station: St James's Park (District or Circle line). How to get there by bus.

Green Park Green Park The Green Park is a peaceful refuge for people living, working or visiting central London, and is particularly popular for sunbathing and picnics in fine weather. It is also popular as a healthy walking route to work for commuters. The park is open all day all year round. Map of the park (PDF file)
Official web page
Show me the park on the Google map
Nearest tube station: Green Park (Victoria, Jubilee or Piccadilly line). How to get there by bus.

Regent's Park Regent's Park The Regent's Park is the largest grass area for sports in Central London and offers a wide variety of activities, as well as an Open Air Theatre, the London Zoo and many cafes and restaurants. The park is open from 5am all year round. Closing times vary depending on the season. Map of the park (PDF file)
Official web page
Show me the park on the Google map
Nearest tube station: Regent's Park (Bakerloo line). How to get there by bus.

Greenwich Park Greenwich Park Greenwich Park covers 73 hectares (183 acres) and is the oldest enclosed Royal Park. It is situated on a hilltop with impressive views across the River Thames to the Docklands and the City of London, between Blackheath and the River Thames. The park is open from 5am to midnight all year round. Map of the park (PDF file)
Official web page
Show me the park on the Google map
Nearest DLR station: Cutty Sark or Greenwich (you will have to take Docklands Light Railway from Bank or Monument station in the City)

Kew Gardens Kew Gardens The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, usually referred to as Kew Gardens, is 121 hectares of gardens and botanical glasshouses between Richmond and Kew in southwest London, England. Official web page
More info from Wikipedia
Show me the map
Admission: £13.90.
Nearest tube station: Kew Gardens (District line)

Updated on 05/2012.



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