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Hyde Park

Hyde Park is the largest royal garden in London, and is a great place to spend a warm summer day.

There are many ways to spend a day in Hyde Park. Several monuments and statues are located in the park. There are beautiful gardens, places for different types of activities and one can even rent a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake. The park is also a great place for a quite day reading a book or taking pictures. Deck chairs can be rented between March and October, if the weather allows it.

At the edge of the park you can find the famous Speaker's Corner, where anyone can speak about a topic they care about. Some famous speakers in the past include George Orwell and Karl Marx.

The park also has the Diana Memorial Fountain, which is built in memory of Princess Diana. The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is partly located in Hyde Park and the route includes several locations and buildings that played a part in her life.

There are many concerts in the summer in Hyde Park. Celine Dion, Florence + The Machine and Robbie Williams performed in 2019.

Getting there

The closest place to Hyde Park is via underground to Hyde Park Corner and Lancaster Gate station.

Nearby

Kensington Gardens and the Kensington Palace are both easily accessible by walking from Hyde Park. Royal Albert Hall is near the park's South-Western corner.