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St. James's Park

Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
44 020 7930 1793
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Ranked #27 of 1,100 Attractions in London
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Type: Parks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: 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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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The family spent about 90 minutes at the park after visiting Buckingham Palace. This is a park with lakes and ducks. The kids 8 and 5 really needed a chance to run after a day of sight seeing. We stopped at a vendor and had some very good ice cream with a choc alone stick imbedded in the cone.

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Long Beach, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Walking through St James Park was wonderful. Wish we would have taken a picnic to enjoy! Maybe next time! Lots if walking !!! Princess Diana fountain and Peter Pan is a must see!

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australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

It was very nice to be able to wander through the park, I had never seen a squirrel before and i saw one there! It was a welcome place to relax in the shade after hours walking for hours in the city.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

An excellent exhibition, very interesting and moving, Do check to see if it is coming to near you if you can't get to London, as after St James Park is going on a UK tour starting in Nottingham on the 17th Sept. This is an exhibition not to be missed.

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Channel Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Spend a few hours walking through the park and enjoy the atmosphere, people watch roller skaters, cyclists, joggers, dog walkers and have some lunch at the lake side cafe.

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Cerro Largo, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

This park is really great, even it is not a big one. I definitely recomend to visit it. I remember to see some beautiful pelicans.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

By chance I came across this lovely park, it's opposite the Buckingham palace, I was very surprised to see the cute squirrel and wild ducks and birds so friendly with human beings, expecting to take a bite from people who are feeding them.they won't mind pose for pics...lovely walk out there. I really enjoyed.

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Walked through this Park and grabbed a cup of tea and coffee. Nice Park, friendly staff but beware if you want to sit in a deck chair it costs £1.60 per chair. Nice walk to Buckingham Palace

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a very pleasant escape from the hustle and bustle (not to mention smell) of city life. St James Park is a lovely place to relax, unwind and do some people watching.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Have a walk through St James Park and think about whether you are in London or not. From the hustle and bustle of the manic London streets, step into this park and forget you are in London, It is peaceful, relaxing and quiet with gorgeous lush gardens and an array of flowers. Grass could do with more water (a little... More

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