Set your watch and time yourself to nearly all the attractions near Hyde Park. These are all within a fifteen minute brisk walk approximately.
Hyde Park is one of the biggest Royal Parks in London and houses some of the major attractions. Yet everything is within a convenient walking distance. For places a little further off and near the London city you have the Hyde Park tube system at your service.
The Serpentine Lake runs through the middle of Hyde Park. Boats in the lake are a sight to see and so is Hyde Park when viewed from the boat. Another stunning view here is the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. If you’re visiting with kids the playground nearby could be a fun place to hangout. Or you could tour through the many museums and galleries around. The Serpentine Gallery is not too long far and so isn’t the Albert Memorial. The Royal College of Art, Museum of Instruments, Wellington Arch and Victoria and Albert Museum are other places that may interest you.
Harrods is one of the many attractions near Hyde Park. It is a departmental store which has some unique tits bits to offer. Do visit the Speakers Corners and of course be ready to chance upon a music concert or two in the park. Remember to set aside a day for shopping at the Oxford Street and Bayswater area.
The travel time to various places in Hyde Park will depend up on where you stay. Hyde Park itself has a variety of places ranging from bed and breakfast to luxury hotels. Grand Royale London hotel is a four star here with a good location, modern day amenities and discounts. Packages include complimentary breakfast, broadband, champagne and other facilities. Also look out for the special shopaholics’ package.
The attractions near Hyde Park, the main garden area are all at an easy walking distance. Unless you plan to step out of Hyde Park, you don’t have to bother about finding transport. And you can tell everyone back at home and how you toured half of London on foot!