An elaborate guide to visiting the royal Hyde Park

Everyone knows London as a city that is famous for its hustle-bustle, its shopping streets, its food and the amazing attraction. But what surprises visitors/tourists and is a favourite with Londoners are the London parks. It’s truly impressive for a city like London to maintain such massive and lush parks all over the city. Like the royal palaces some parks in the city are royal too. These royal parks are maintained in a royal manner and are grand and massive in size. 

One of the most popular and loved royal parks is London’s Hyde Park. Whether you are looking for a peaceful stroll, a picnic with the family or other recreational activities, this park has it all and much more. With a lake in the park you can enjoy boating, swimming and feeding the ducks here. 

Before this park was open for the public to enjoy for free and enjoy its extensive landscapes were owned by Henry VIII for hunting and entertaining other dignitaries. In his reign, this park was not open for public use. Limited access to this park was granted when James I came into power. The park was fully open for public viewing and access when Charles I was ruling. Now the park is open for anyone and everyone and is a most sought after as well as happening place in London. To explore this area fully you can book an accommodation in the Bayswater area for easy access to Hyde Park and its lovely neighbourhood. 

The royal Hyde park of London is also known for its lovely neighbourhood. It offers great places to shop like Knighstbridge- the street that houses the iconic Harrods, an eclectic vibe and nightlife and a fine selection of restaurants offering a delectable mix of cuisines. Before going to the park you can enjoy a hearty breakfast in the Hyde Park area of London

Hyde park is massive, and can be a bit overwhelming for some visiting this park for the first time.To make sure you don’t miss anything and fully take in everything the park has to offer, here’s a quick guide to follow. 

Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland

This beautiful place transforms into one of the most gorgeous Christmas carnivals of the world. This park boasts of having the Winter Wonderland in winter months, which boasts of the Bavarian style food stall, thrilling rides for kids and adults and an ice rink and many more fun things to do.

Things to do

Swim in the Serpentine lake, go boating, plan long treks, feed the ducks in the lake and the squirrels in the park. Watch movies, attend speeches at the Speaker’s Corner, attend concerts and events along with art exhibitions at the Serpentine galleries.

Things to see

This park is also home to many attractions, memorials and gardens. From here you can see the Marble Arch. You can see the Animals in War monuments and Speaker’s corner- the most famous platform for free speech and expression of thoughts. At the north-western side of the park is the Diana Memorial Playground, the Princess Diana Memorial fountain, Kensington Palace along with its blooming Kensington Gardens. Here you can also see Queen Victoria and King William III statues. You can also see various art and other exhibits along the Serpentine Galleries. The South-eastern part includes Hyde Park Bandstand, Achillies statue and more. And ofcourse you can’t miss the gorgeous Serpentine Lake.

Before all this fun, book yourself a convenient and comfortable stay at the Hyde Park International London. Located moments away from the park, its ideal location helps you commute to the park easily. Keep a lookout on London weekend packages for this hotel to enjoy the real weekend fun at Hyde Park. 

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