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Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground

The Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, London W8, England
020 7298 2141
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Ranked #152 of 1,084 attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Playgrounds, Castles, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This seven-mile walkway in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, winds its way through four of London's Royal parks, linking the palaces and mansions... more » Owner description: This seven-mile walkway in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, winds its way through four of London's Royal parks, linking the palaces and mansions associated with her life. « less
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Aurora
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

To hear children playing while knowing this is a tribute to Princess Diana, is quite a sentimental feeling. No expense seems to have been spared as there is not only playground equipment but a small carrousel. Just lovely, especially as it's ensconced in the gorgeous Hyde Park.

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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A beautifully designed playground the values the importance of play and imagination. The pirate ship is the main attraction along with the water garden, sand areas, treasure troves and grassy areas to enjoy a picnic. All the facilities you need to enjoy an extended play: a cafe and clean toilets for children and adults. It is fenced all the way... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

On a weekend visit to London decided to take the kids to this park based on reviews on tripadvisor. Although the park is hidden away we found it easily enough. However even though we had chosen to go on a weekday morning during term time the park was extremely busy and this put my kids off a little as they... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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107 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I haven't been to this place in over 30 Years and wow hasn't changed with some of the ld features and fittings this place is a fitting tribute to the greatest woman of all time

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Lisbon, Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

nothing to say about it it's just a children playground in London. and was closed when we came by. It seems to old.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Such a lovely place to visit, the children really enjoy it there, have a picnic under a tree, beautiful surroundings. The venue needs to have benches, many people can't sit on the ground, the disabled and the elderly, so be aware that you may have to stand. Other than that it is well worth a visit.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Me and my wife where walking looking for it... bad marking to find the place. We saw it and we wondered if that was the right spot. No precise indication. I was using my cellphone and gps and it seemed we were by it. It´s a simple monument, I guess we expected something bigger and more noticeable. After arriving home... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We briefly visited this playground but would have spent much longer there as it could keep children occupied for a while. The various musical instruments for children, including a type of "organ" that plays music by hitting hammers on steel pipes using piano like keys. My 18 month loved it. Another one consisted of 9 brass plates to stand on,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Visited here on a weekday during term time with my 3 year old, I had heard it can get very busy in school holidays and weekends and wanted to avoid any ques. It was great weather and this was a excellent place to spend the day, there was so much for my son to do and discover and all for... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Amazing playground with lots of different things for the children to explore. It s also a safe place. The pirate ship is a children favourite.

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