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Located in the heart of one of London’s most exclusive boroughs, Mount Street Gardens in Mayfair is a real treat for all lovers of nature and those wishing to get away from the stresses of the English capital.
Great sights to see and things to do at Mount Street Gardens
Offering a rich history for visitors to explore and a relaxing atmosphere for anyone keen to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy London streets, Mount Street Gardens is a public space first opened in 1889 and it continues, to this day, to offer a serene getaway for all those visiting what is one of London’s most affluent and popular areas.
With overhanging trees, lots of benches, grassed areas and surrounding by beautiful period buildings, there is a calm and understated atmosphere that pervades the grounds, enticing visitors to stop for a while and take in the place in all its majesty.
From hot summer afternoons to brisk winter evenings, the attraction of Mount Street Gardens lies in its welcoming and sedate atmosphere. There really is no excuse for visitors not to take the time to unwind here when planning a trip to the local area and the many excellent attractions that Mayfair has to offer.
A number of listed properties can also be found near the gardens, offering the chance for lovers of history and architecture to soak up their cultured surroundings. The Church of the Immaculate Conception is a grade II-listed building and borders the gardens, while the site itself was developed on a former cemetery and several gravestones remain as a mark of the changing fates of London and its vibrant inner-city areas through the ages.
Parking options for Mount Street Gardens guests
Visitors to the city who are planning to drive during their stay will be pleased to learn that the area around Mount Street Gardens offers a large selection of secure places to park one’s vehicle, such as:
- Marble Arch Car Park (0.3 miles, six minutes’ travel time on foot)
- Indigo Mayfair Car Park (0.4 miles, eight minutes)
- Portman Square Car Park (0.7 miles, 14 minutes)
- NCP Car Park London Marble Arch (0.7 miles, 14 minutes)
- Brewer Street NCP (one mile, 19 minutes)
- Q-Park Soho (0.9 miles, 18 minutes)
However, all motorists planning journeys in this busy part of London are reminded that traffic volumes can be dense throughout the day, especially during the morning and evening rush hours. It is therefore recommended for travellers to avoid taking to the roads at these times.
Tube travel to Mount Street Gardens
For anyone who would rather enjoy the convenience of public transport, the London Underground network is a perfect way to get from A to B in the English capital.
The Tube offers a swift and easy method of travel that can often be more affordable than other modes of transport (especially if individuals invest in an Oyster Card) and the area near Mount Street Gardens is served by a number of Underground stations:
- Hyde Park Corner (Piccadilly line)
- Marble Arch (Central line)
- Bond Street (Central and Jubilee lines)
- Oxford Circus (Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines)
- Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines)
- Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines)
Visitors to this popular destination can also make use of National Rail services from the nearby stations of Paddington and Marylebone. There is also around-the-clock bus services that operate in the area. Full details of all local public transport options can be found by heading to the official website of Transport for London.
Shopping near Mount Street Gardens
Some of the best retail options in the whole of London can be found in close proximity to Mount Street Gardens, with out-of-this-world shopping experiences to be had for those who can afford to spend a little more.
For those seeking exclusive purchases with a designer name attached, the nearby world-renowned stores of both Harrods and Selfridges can be reached in just a few minutes from Mount Street Gardens. Meanwhile, for those on a less extravagant budget, Liberty London is one of the capital’s most popular department stores, offering high street brands and a few designer names of its own.
Where to stay near Mount Street Gardens
When planning a visit to London, one of the first things any traveller should do is consider where to stay. The exclusive and attractive Grand Royale Hyde Park London hotel should be a top choice for anyone hoping to visit Mount Street Gardens and the surrounding area, as it delivers excellent value and outstanding hospitality to all guests.