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Kensington Gardens

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Address: The Magazine Storeyard | Magazine Gate, London W2 UH, England
Phone Number: 44 20 7298 2100
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Description: 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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A beautiful park/garden in the middle of London

Beautifully maintained with free access. A combination of history and landscaping. Princess Diana and Prince Albert memorials are worth a visit. We took food from whole foods... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Beautifully maintained with free access. A combination of history and landscaping. Princess Diana and Prince Albert memorials are worth a visit. We took food from whole foods and had a picnic on the lawns. Several other people had the same idea and we felt we were part of the London way of life. Well worth visiting.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

The gardens are so beautiful, especially at the end of summer when the flowers are all in full bloom. Can't believe that this is in the middle of the bustling city of London. Breathtaking

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It was our first visit to these stunning gardens and I have to say they were extremely breaktaking. As you would expect from a Royal Garden they were very well maintained and the colours were very vibrant. Definately would visit again. Didn't feel like we were in Central London!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

There are toilets and food available for kiosks and a children's play ground. We biked through the Royal parks some days and walked others, enjoying every minute we spent.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park. I used the park for my morning run as my hotel was close by. Look for the parakeets close to the Italian Gardens. Nice surprise.

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Burrum Heads, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Stayed in close proxomity and walked through it on several days/occassions. VERY RELAXING Plenty to see !

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Orange, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens. Peaceful, serene, what you would expect of a royal garden/park. Big, beautiful and very green. Lots of history.

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Drouin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Pleasant stroll through these lovely gardens that included the Princess Diana & Prince Albert memorial through to Kensington Palace.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. Very relaxed, can get busy during weekends. Really lovely and makes for fantastic photographs

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A beautiful place, beautifully maintained, but the women's toilets next to Kensington High Street (nearly opposite Victoria Road) needed attention. If you are paying to use the toilets they should be maintained better.

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