Hyde park is one of Central London's largest parks. One of the Royal Parks, it's 350 acres straddle each side of the Serpentine, a 28 acre lake. Hyde Park is also contiguous with the 275 acre Kensington Gardens resulting in a combined total of 625 beautiful acres. It was the home of the famous Great Exhibition of 1851, the first in a series of World's Fairs.
There is something for everyone in this large park which features a variety of landscapes and activities. Some of the many attractions in the park include Hyde Park Corner with its large stone arch gateway, a rose garden, a wildlife meadow, the Serpentine and Long Water Lakes, the Serpentine Bridge, children's playgrounds, tennis courts, several memorials and memorial gardens, and the famous Speaker's Corner. Seasonal peddle boat rentals and boat rides are available on the Serpentine.
When you get hunger pangs the park has numerous refreshment points serving coffee, sandwiches and other light fare and it also has some good restaurants and bars.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Hyde ParkFee: No
Many tourist attractions are temporarily closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please verify any opening hours below with the attraction before visiting.
- Monday: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
- Tuesday: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
- Wednesday: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
- Thursday: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
- Friday: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
- Saturday: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
- Sunday: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
London W2 2UH
Phone: +44 300 061 2114
Emi K. Jan-20-2020
I would highly suggest finding a bike tour that takes you to all the main spots. It's a great way to see the sights, get a workout in and do it with a local... Read More
David S. Feb-07-2020
This is a great park, close to Buckingham Palace. I highly recommend taking a stroll through here on your way to see the changing of the guards. Read More
Shayla B. Jun-03-2019
One thing that I can say about London is that they have some of the most breathtaking parks that I've ever seen. Hyde Park is a perfect example of this. Who... Read More
Accommodations near Hyde Park:
|Tube Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Central Line||Lancaster Gate and Marble Arch||1 Minute|
|Piccadilly Line||Hyde Park Corner||1 Minute|
|District and Circle Lines||Bayswater||20 Minutes|
How to get to Hyde Park by Tube
Hyde Park is well served by several tube stations that have exits within a few steps of the park. These include Lancaster Gate and Marble Arch on the Central Line and Hyde Park Corner on the Piccadilly Line.
From Bayswater Station on the District or Circle Line exit onto Queensway and follow it south to Kensington Gardens then head east along the gardens into Hyde Park.
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