If your one of the millions of tourists who visit the wonderful city of London, then you may be interested in seeing one the eight Royal Parks. You might not think a day at the park has the potential to be eventful but these parks are spectacular and are perfect for spending time with friends, as you explore the beautifully preserved nature. The Royals Parks of London each have their own fascinating history and many of them are home to famous landmarks. In this short article we will explore some of these alluring parks, and look at why they are such iconic spaces.
Hyde Park is one of most popular parks in London and is visited by millions of people ever year. It contains over 4,000 trees, a meadow, a large lake and stunning ornamental flower gardens. This park is perfect for people of all ages, whether you’re young or old and there are always events going on in the park and surrounding area. You can go swimming, boating, skating and cycling and there are specialised pitches if you’re a fan of sports and like to play tennis. There are fascinating monuments if you enjoy a bit of sight-seeing, such as the Serpentine Bridge, the famous Archiles statue and the Joy of Life Fountain. This park is open all year around and is especially special in the summer, when the hot weather just seems to make the park even more spectacular.
St James Parks is another stunning green space and one of London’s eight Royal Parks. This park covers 58 acres and is home to the Mall and many ceremonial parades and events where national celebrations are held. You can take your children there to watch the majestic Pelicans being feed every afternoon and there are many other interesting animals like bats, woodpeckers, owls and water birds. The world famous Changing the Guard ceremony occurs daily in the summertime and on alternate days for the rest of the year so you can get involved and get to view a spectacular royal event!
If you prefer a more peaceful atmosphere where you can relax and unwind then Green Park is the perfect option. It’s a very different park the St James Park and is more placid, with mature grassland and trees. Here you can lay down in the soft grass and read a book or have a quiet picnic with friends. It’s the kind of place you go to get away from the loud city bustle and just relax with the stunning nature surrounding you. The Green Park is home to many important species of trees and lots of beautiful birds such as blackbirds, migrant birds, and starlings.
If you want a really different and exciting experience bushy Parks is a very popular option for people who want to enjoy London’s Royal Parks. This park is the second biggest of the Royal Parks and is visited by millions of people each year. Located near Hampton Court Palace, Bushy Park is home to grassland, gardens, and ponds and there are even roaming herds of Red and Fallow Deer. This park is perfect for all ages and is open all year around.
If you do decide to visit one of these fascinating parks then you should make a day and night of it, and retreat to the Grand Hotel Hyde Park, which offer its customers stunningly, luxurious comfort and a wonderful night’s sleep.