One of London’s largest parks, Hyde Park spans 350 acres and is a popular destination for both tourists and locals, providing ample opportunities for a leisurely walk and a relaxed picnic.
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Regents Park's 395 acres in London's north-west is a true highlight of any trip, containing the Open Air Theatre, the London Zoo, 100 different species of birds, and the Queen Mary's Gardens, featuring 12,000 roses.
The Kensington Palace Gardens are directly opposite Hyde Park, effectively doubling the green space in the heart of the city, and serves as a backdrop to the formal Kensington Palace.
The Royal Parks
The 50-arce Holland Park features the typical playground and sports areas, as well as its abundance of wildlife, but it is the Japanese-themed Kyoto Garden within that serves as the park's primary draw.
Widely regarded as the United Kingdom's favourite park, Victoria Park is the embodiment of what the British expect from their parks, with lakes, playgrounds, sports facilities, deer enclosure, and wildlife.
Built by William Murray, the Ham House and Garden was completed in 1610, with formal gardens that still retains their original 17th-century style.
The Hampton Court Palace and its Garden not only has a rich history that dates to 1494, its modern iteration also features herds of deer, a hedge maze, alongside the beautiful house itself.
Hampton Court Palace
One of the few surviving country estates in London, Osterly Park and Gardens date back to the 18th century, with the summer house constructed within the formal gardens featuring scented scrubs and lemon trees.
With a history of six centuries and trees from all over the globe dotting its fifty hectares of land, Syon Park has a rich background, featuring both the historic and botanic.
Known also as the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Kew Gardens are a world famous centre for botanical knowledge, contributing to bettering our understanding of plants and fungi through its over 30,000 species.
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