London is blessed with some of the most splendid and gorgeous neighbourhoods. Every part of London exudes an eccentric vibe, a character that is unique to that particular area and it’s the magic of this uniqueness that makes everyone fall in love with this city.
One such iconic place in London is its massive and sprawling Hyde Park. Amongst the four royal parks of London, Hyde Park is the largest. The most impressive part of London’s big parks is that they are free to visit, you don’t need to pay any price to enjoy this lush green park. It’s a must-visit in every tourist’s things-to-see and offers a lovely escape in the lap of nature that too in the heart of the city. Booking an accommodation near Hyde Park London can give you lovely views of the park.
Hyde Park London offers you or your family a variety of things to do. Here’s a list of things you can do in Hyde park. Start your day after enjoying a hearty breakfast at Hyde Park’s popular restaurants, and then start your trek in the park to indulge in some activities.
Before social media and the internet voiced your opinions and gave you freedom of expression, Hyde Park’s Speakers corner was the concrete platform for free speeches and debates. Till date people meet here to voice their opinion regarding national and international affairs.
The Serpentine Lake
Hyde park is so massive that it even has its own lake. It beautifully flows right in the centre of the park. On warmer and sunny days you can have a picnic by the lake, hire lounging chairs to bask in the sun, go boating and enjoy the ducks in the lake.
The Serpentine Galleries
A treat for the lovers of art, these galleries showcase the works of budding as well established artists from all over the world. Many exhibits here are free to see on either side of the lakes all around the year.
Princess Diana memorial site
Hyde park shares its boundaries with the Kensington Palace, where Princess Diana used to live. After the untimely death of the princess, a number of memorials including a memorial fountain, along with some flower beds that reflected her persona were built all over the park. A play area in the park is also dedicated to Princess Diana to showcase her love for children.
Concerts, events and festivals
Many concerts by famous singers and musicians take place in Hyde park. Events such as summer fairs are also planned in this massive park. The most famous is the Winter Wonderland around christmas time that takes place in the month of December.
Apart from the park itself, there are a lot of things to do around the park. It’s very close to the popular Knightsbridge area where you have the iconic Harrods store. This road has other famous stores like Harvey Nichols department store and more.
Many popular restaurants and eating joints are also close to the Hyde Park. The ever buzzing Edgeware Road and many more restaurants.
To enjoy the real beauty of this park, that too in the most central part of London you can book the most comfortable and convenient Park Avenue J Hotels in Hyde Park London. Located a few steps away from the park and offering high-end services, facilities and amenities this boutique hotel is an ideal place to stay while you are visiting London.