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Kensington Gardens

#37 of 1,558 things to do in London
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Address: The Magazine Storeyard | Magazine Gate, London W2 UH, England
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+44 20 7298 2100
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Separated from Hyde Park by the Serpentine, a lake used by boaters and...

Separated from Hyde Park by the Serpentine, a lake used by boaters and swimmers, this park is calmer and more peaceful than its neighbor, and features many attractions including a statue of Peter Pan, Albert Memorial and the Serpentine Art Gallery.

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So neat

It was our first point to visit on the way to the center and it showed us what we had to expect. It's extremely neat, calm and joyful. We had luck with the weather, so birds were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Porto, Portugal
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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was our first point to visit on the way to the center and it showed us what we had to expect. It's extremely neat, calm and joyful. We had luck with the weather, so birds were enjoying the ponds and we were enjoying the views, the calmness of the place and the beauty of nature in the city of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favorite places to visit in London. Even in the rain and mist this garden was worth the walk. It was so beautiful.

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Hayes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful park. You must see the Princess Diana memorial, it is absolutely lovely. On any sunny day you will find the sun shining over it, making the water sparkle. Children playing in the park nearby. Families having a picnic. It's a lovely day out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was just a really nice place to enjoy some nature while you're walking around concrete and buildings all day. There was a man with a bun of parrots on him-he would feed them and they would come and land on him, and land on people who came up to him...it was really cool (weird to see parrots in London... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even if you arent going in the palace the grounds are great for kids to run around. Plenty of seating and well planned path ways!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent three hours walking these lovely gardens. It was a beautiful afternoon, well spent in these lovely grounds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So nice to walk around and relax, it is beautiful and different areas to see, We enjoyed it a lot, and Kensington Palace is right there also go inside first before they close. Ralph and Dolsie

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy area to find, lots of people and many trails for running. Park is well maintained and good for walking/running/biking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The garden is well manicured even during winter. We enjoyed strolling in the garden and taking photos. There were many school kids taking a tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a cold sunny day and we had a lovely walk through Kensington Gardens. Not the best time of year to see them but still lots of evergreens, lake etc. Good view of the royal Albert Hall & Albert's statue.

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