Take respite from the bustling city in one of the capital’s eight Royal Parks. William III purchased the area in 1689 to be made into the private gardens of Kensington Palace; the asthmatic King enjoyed its tranquility and salubrious air. Today, Kensington Gardens serve as a peaceful refuge for all people living in, working in, or visiting Central London. Stroll through the avenues of trees and ornamental flower beds, pop into the Serpentine Gallery, and take in some of the Gardens’ most famous landmarks including the Albert Memorial, Peter Pan Statue, and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground. Before you head to London, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly London trip itinerary builder app , to make sure you see all that London has to offer, including Kensington Gardens.
Tours to Kensington Gardens
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Duration: 20 to 120 minutes
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Duration: 60 to 120 minutes
Kensington Gardens Reviews
Seuls les jardins sont à voir car le palais de Kensington est très décevant, à éviter si vous ne restez que quelques jours à Londres, il y a beaucoup d'autres choses à voir, les 15 ou 20 £ d'entrée ne... more »Only the gardens are to be seen as Kensington Palace is very disappointing, to avoid if you only stay a few days in London, there are many other things to see, the 15 or 20 euros entrance are not worth them :(
Muito agradável atravessar esta zona, sobretudo em dias de sol. Apreciar os esquilos e sentar nas cadeiras de lona às riscas. Local bem familiar, onde famílias aproveitam o sol. Notei o espaço não tão... more »Very nice to cross this area, especially on sunny days. Enjoy the squirrels and sit on the striped canvas chairs. Very familiar place, where families enjoy the sun. I noticed the space not as well maintained as other times. There are areas in part with the cut herb, there are others where the herbs reach our knees.
Green Parrots. Trees. Open space. Unlimited possibilities. Beautiful in summer and winter. Well kept and relatively clean and safe. Plenty wildlife to enjoy and quite busy most times of the year. Relaxing and peaceful.
A peaceful park around the Kensington Palace. I liked the walk in this park from the Natural Science Museum to the Buckingham Palace, through the Hyde and the Green parks. This one has big lawns, a lake, a Palace (!) and lot of animals - squirrels, waterfowl, etc. Nice to stroll around in the sun, in the first month of spring.
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