Hyde Park is one of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in London, and for kids who love to get active and take part in sports and other activities, there’s plenty to get up to in the surrounding areas.
The gorgeous green space spans across 350 acres, so whether you choose to spend your day here or in one of the surrounding areas getting up to some fun-filled excursions, you can be sure that the little ones will be entertained for the duration.
After a jam-packed day, the whole family is likely to be feeling tired and ready for a rest, so retreat back to your room at the Grand Royale London Hyde Park for an evening of relaxing and enjoying each other’s company.
Hyde Park Playground
Kids who like to keep active and play with their siblings and friends will love this playground, which benefits from a beautiful setting and a wide range of equipment to keep children occupied.
Nestled amongst idyllic greenery you’ll find a large play area for kids that includes climbing frames, swings and all the other usual outdoor play pieces you’d expect to find. What’s more, there are plenty of benches and seating areas available, perfect for tired parents who need to relax for an hour or so. Let the little ones play while you sit back, relax and get stuck into a good book.
Playing outdoors can leave children feeling tired, so it’s a good idea to get them back for an early night when they’ve had a busy day. You can guarantee that they will have a perfect night’s sleep at the Grand Royale London Hyde Park and will wake up ready to see more of London.
Horse Riding at Hyde Park Stables
Hyde Park Stables, 63 Bathurst Mews, London W2 2SB
If your children love to keep active and also like animals, horse riding is the perfect outdoor sport for them to get involved in. Visit Hyde Park Stables, where there are a number of options depending on your child’s experience with horses. Choose from group or private lessons depending on whether you want to get involved too.
Hyde Park benefits from five miles of bridleways, meaning that as well as enjoying a sporty activity with an animal, you and your family will get the opportunity to take in some of the gorgeous views that Hyde Park has to offer. If your children are more experienced riders, there is also an option to ride in large arenas that are suitable for jumping.
Tennis at the Hyde Park Tennis and Sports Centre
With six high-quality tennis courts available, the Hyde Park Tennis and Sports Centre is the perfect place to take active kids who are fans of a little friendly competition. Start a mini-tournament to make it more exciting or book in for some coaching lessons if you feel like expanding your skills.