There’s no better way to enjoy the fresh winter weather than by taking a scenic stroll and there’s no better place to do it than London. The city is a mixed bag of bustling streets and quiet getaways that are perfect for a walk this season.
Thanks to our central location, the Grand Royale London Hyde Park is right at the heart of the city. This means you won’t have far to go if you’re looking to explore the city on foot. The winter months bring a whole new life to London and we’ve selected a few routes that will make your stay at the Hotel London Hyde Park even more magical.
With the city’s most famous greenery right on your doorstep, it wouldn’t make sense not to explore Hyde Park and discover the scenic beauty that can be found all year round. The park is one of the biggest in London which means that you can spend hours strolling around and uncovering the hidden monuments and iconic statues dotted around. With such a large space, you can make your own route and get lost in the trees before making your way back to a hot cup of tea at the Hotel London Hyde Park.
If you’re travelling to London to experience the excitement of the city and the vibrancy of its streets, there’s no better place than Oxford Street. During the winter months, the famous high street is lit up with a huge selection of seasonal lights and decorations that will give you that magical feeling you can only get in London. The historic buildings, colourful lighting and breathtaking architecture will provide you with all kinds of amazing photo opportunities. Also, if you feel like doing a spot of shopping on your walk, you’ll be in the right place as Oxford Street is home to a huge selection of luxury boutiques and high-end shops.
Getting away from the hectic hustle of the city streets can be difficult in London but there are a handful of places dotted around that offer a perfect balance between bustling streets and peaceful scenery. Little Venice is an area of London that is renowned as a getaway for those in search of a quiet place that isn’t in the middle of a park. Canals and picturesque waterways intertwine throughout the area, making it one of the most beautiful spots in the city. Take a stroll north of Hyde Park to discover this hidden gem.
This winter is the perfect time to take a stroll along Bayswater Road, through the gorgeous neighbourhood of Notting Hill and to the bustling Portobello Market. The historic marketplace has drawn in shoppers and tourists for centuries thanks to its diverse selection of dealers and traders that offer a huge array of food, drinks, antiques, collectables and unique gifts. With over 1000 stalls, you’re sure to find something to give that special someone this Christmas. As you stroll through the market you’ll discover wonderful sights and sounds that will make your winter break extra special.