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St. James's Park

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Open Now: 5:00 am - 12:00 am
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This 90-acre park, the oldest Royal Park in London, features a large lake that is a wildlife sanctuary for ducks, geese, swans and even pelicans.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England
+44 300 061 2350
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Get off at Green Park tune station , jubilee line Park is behind Very peaceful Snall lake in the middle Worth an amble

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tredgold1948
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place for a lunchtime wander. Flanked by some of the greatest buildings in London, and plenty of places to sit and relax (You have to be lucky to snare a bench seat in the summer) The walk around the outside edge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brianbenson
Reviewed 2 days ago

nice place to walk and appreciate nature .....birds and squirrels were surprisingly 'friendly'!!!! Ideal to explore after a visit to buckingham ...or before!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I almost spent everyday here this summer! Great place to take the kids, they can run around, chase pigeons, play football, frisbee, go on the paddling boats, have a picnic, roller skate.... the chairs cost about £2/3 for a set amount of hours but unless...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank champagne1jay
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great cafe and a beautiful park. Overlooks the London eye. Have not found the black swan, but there are pelicans too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roberte0713
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A stunning piece of London. Right beside Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Horseguards Parade, Green Park and Westminster. Swans, pelicans, squirrels and wildlife galore in a beautifully designed park. The lovely little St James’ cafe serving snacks and drinks. Plenty of history in this well maintained,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chippa368
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is probably my favourite London park, and one of my regular detour walks into work. I normally go through it between 7:30 and 8am, and at that time you will be completely outnumbered by the birds! Different every day, and during the winter you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin D
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have the pleasure of walking through St James Park on my way to work each morning. It is just a wonderful park to enjoy in the heart of busy London. I love it for the walking paths, the cafes in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank olayinka247
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely to stroll through , and if you've been lucky enough to have been to Fotnum and Masons for lunch, walk it off through the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank londonlouise43
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a very nice place to walk through, especially in the summmer, when everything is green, on your way to Buckingham Palace, especially if you are a tourist.. There is a cafe where you can buy sandwiches, coffee, tea, ice-cream and snacks.. I do recomand...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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30 July 2018|
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Response from 529arnes | Reviewed this property |
Just grab an available chair and the collectors will soon arrive - sometimes they are not around so that would be some spare cash to spend on a charity
30 July 2018|
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