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
Open NowHours This Week:
- Monday: 5:00 AM – 11:30 PM
- Tuesday: 5:00 AM – 11:30 PM
- Wednesday: 5:00 AM – 11:30 PM
- Thursday: 5:00 AM – 11:30 PM
- Friday: 5:00 AM – 11:30 PM
- Saturday: 5:00 AM – 11:30 PM
- Sunday: 5:00 AM – 11:30 PM
Address: London, UK
Phone: 0300 061 2000
Official Website: 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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Brilliant stroll on a Sunday morning! We are so lucky that London has these fabulous green Parks for us all to enjoy for free...
Jan Crabtree - 2 days ago
Review of Winter Wonderland Get into the Christmas spirit with winter-themed rides, games, mulled wines and other street foods, a German market and other stalls with miscellaneous decorations and trinkets. Prepare to come back with empty pockets though ;) Date of experience: December 2015
Maryam Fahd - 8 days ago
One of London’s most famous attractions! Many things go on here, from Swedish midsummer to the infamous winter wonderland. Huge park with lots to see and do.
Anna Semente - 13 days ago
Super lucky to have Greenland so big in the middle of London. After walking 5 minutes into it, you don’t feel like you’re in London anymore. Great for a walk to get some fresh air or to run round. Winter wonderland is also worth a visit at Christmas.
Robert Griffin - 17 days ago
Any time of year . . a peaceful escape from the noise and buzz of the city. A huge park to explore plus if your driving a good place to park as some of the best museums and Royal Albert Hall nearby.
Roger T - 27 days ago