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Kensington Gardens

The Magazine Storeyard | Magazine Gate, London W2 UH, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
44 20 7298 2100
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Ranked #70 of 1,134 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Gardens, Parks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

A very beautiful place! Enormously big variety of flowers and a beautiful lake next to the Palace! I would definitely recommend this site for your mext visit in London...

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Go inside for the current exhibit. We were able to see the Royal Dresses on displayed and our teen girls LOVED it. Stay for tea if you can- makes for a wonderful mother-daughter time to remember.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

On a dreary London afternoon, Kensington Gardens was the perfect place to walk through. From visiting Kensington Palace to watching the kids feed the birds to dogs running and playing, it was a great place. There are so many things to see and at every turn, there was something else (Princess Diana park, Peter Pan Statue and more). A great... More

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Centurion, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Kensington Gardens offer a welcome and sometimes a much needed break from the hustle and bustle of the city. The manicured gardens are breathtaking! We thoroughly enjoyed everything this lovely park has to offer! We will be back at this oasis on our next trip to London!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

So glad we took time to walk through the gardens. Beautifully maintained. It was such a peaceful evening. Very glad we found the Peter Pan statue.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The Kengsinton Gardens are one of the most prettiest gardens in the world. They are beautiful in each season (I went there in the winter). It's full of the local fauna, like squirrels, owls and other animals of England. It's definitely worth to visit.

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Beautiful gardens, and a visit to the palace is worth it! The pond is gorgeous and full of birds. The birds are definitely used to having humans around, they will come right up to you and they are everywhere! Great photo opportunities. If you are looking for a quiet park you may want to try elsewhere though...there are a lot... More

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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This park is full of green and flowers! A really nice place to take a walk and take some rest from the busy London. It's another must see and I only wish I had something this sort at the backyard of my house...

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We found this garden/park to be beautiful and interesting. We strolled through it eating our lunch. The children were riding the carousel and the kiddy cars - and - the adults all seemed to have ice cream. BE SURE to wander over to The Albert Memorial because it is stunning and notice the swans on the pond. We enjoyed the... More

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Llanfallteg,whitland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stunning gardens with a great array of flowers in full bloom, gentle walks in the grounds of the palace. Perfect after a night on the tiles!

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