Hyde Park is one of the most famous parks in London, but the areas surrounding Hyde Park are also well worth mentioning. The Park Grand London Hyde Park is, as you’d expect, a Hyde Park hotel in a great location, perfect for guests who want to be that little closer to nature when they visit the city. There’s an abundance of things to see and do here, despite the less frantic pace of life in this neighbourhood. To help you get the most out of your stay, here’s our essential neighbourhood guide to Hyde Park.
About Hyde Park
You might already know that Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London. But did you know that it’s also much more than a green space? It has everything a visitor could want from a park, including a large lake with boats to rent, a host of wildlife, beautiful flowers, shaded woody areas and flower gardens – all in the heart of the city! It even has areas designated for tennis, horse riding, skating and a children’s playground, so if you’re planning on keeping fit during your trip, you can choose from several options.
Hyde Park is extremely central in its location and it is locate close to a number of London’s top attractions, this makes it a popular spot for everyone from families to professionals seeking some fresh air on their lunch break. However, as the park is large it rarely feels overcrowded. Picnics are popular but if you haven’t come prepared, there are two lakeside restaurants with impressive menus and fully stocked bars.
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The Local Area
If you are staying at the Park Grand London Hyde Park, you’ll find a number of other things to do in the neighbourhood after you’ve explored the Park to its fullest.
Oxford Street: The popular shopping destination Oxford Street is only a short walk away from the Marble Arch end of Hyde Park. Visitors can exit the park and immediately walk down the street, checking out some of London’s best shops en-route.
Kensington Palace: Kensington Palace is one of the many royal residences in London and is worth checking out if you are interested in the Royal Family or London’s history. There are gardens, artworks and exhibitions to explore.
Harrods: Harrods is one of the world’s most famous department stores and it is only a short distance from Hyde Park.
Transport Near Hyde Park
As Hyde Park is so large, there are a number of London Underground stations to choose from, depending on which section of the park you are in. Marble Arch Station, Hyde Park Corner Station, Queensway Station and Knightsbridge Station are all options. So, if you are staying in a Hyde Park hotel you won’t struggle to travel around. If you are heading to London and want to stay in the Hyde Park area, check out our rates and room types at the Park Grand London Hyde Park.
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