There’s always a reason to visit one of London’s Central London parks, whether you’re having a picnic, taking a long walk, or sunbathing. These parks are very special and popular with many visitors to the capital and they offer people a calm oasis where they can relax in nature and escape the busy streets. Many of these parks offer some truly breath-taking views as well as activities that all the family can enjoy. Another great thing about Central London parks is their brilliant location as the ones we will look at are situated close to The Shaftesbury Hotel London. This makes visiting these parks the perfect option if you’re staying in the city as you can head back to this chic accommodation and enjoy a peaceful nights rest. In this article we will explore three beautiful Central London Parks and look at what you can do there, either alone or with family and friends.
Hyde Park is a very popular park with many Londoners and tourist from around the world. This sprawling green space contains 4,000 trees a meadow, a huge lake and special ornamental flower gardens. Getting lost in the beauty and serenity of the park will have you forgetting that you’re in the busiest borough in London, as it’s an escape into nature from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. The brilliant thing about Hyde Park is the fact that there’s something for all the family to do. You can bring your bike along and cycle around the park, or try out swimming or boating. In the summer months, people bring their skates along and skate around the park with their friends in the beautiful weather.
The Regents Park
The Regents Park is another one of London’s idyllic Royal Parks, spanning 395 acres of land. This glorious green space contains the biggest grass area for people who play sports, in Central London. There are a wide variety of activities on offer such as various sports, stunning statues and wildlife, which you can observe close up. The London Zoo is also contained within this space so you can visit the park and not have to travel far to see and do the various things around. Many people love the serenity that The Regents Park offers and it’s the perfect place to relax and connect with nature and animals. The hours will simply fly by here, and when you get peckish, you can grab some food from the onsite café, The Regents Park Bar And Kitchen.
Like the other parks mentioned above, Kensington Gardens is another stunning Royal Park and spans 275 acres! The park contains magnificent trees lots of lovely flower beds so you’re in the perfect place if you want to connect with nature. This park is home to the world-famous Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground which is a great place for kids to play and run about in the sun. There are lots of gardens, fountains and statues to gaze at, and some amazing wildlife to see here too. There are a number of places to eat and drink in this park, such as The Italian Gardens Café, where you can sit outside, relax and enjoy the stunning 150-year old ornamental Italian gardens.