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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 serene break from touring

A very enjoyable stroll in the gardens, to relax and unwind from the scheduling of touring. At the same time an opportunity to take in Kensingtin Palace, if only to view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A very enjoyable stroll in the gardens, to relax and unwind from the scheduling of touring. At the same time an opportunity to take in Kensingtin Palace, if only to view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It is very nice for a walk. You will find some simple but beautiful gardens in it. Ceartenly worths a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The gardens are beautiful! Strolling through Hyde Park was very relaxing after a day of travel or shopping. The flowers and fountains at Kensington Gardens are a sight to behold in spring.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

brilliant place to walk around and see beautiful buildings and park lands, full of history, a must see

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

What beautiful gardens. If you are a runner or like going for walks, or maybe just sitting on a bench and read a book, then you should go here. Even just to stroll through and take in some English air is wonderful. And it's just peaceful. Beautifully well kept place.

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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Beautiful flowers, lush green grass, and great artwork throughout the park. Great place for a stroll, photos, or even just to chill and have a picnic.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Worth a walk through as it has some interesting shapes to some of the greenery. Not spectacular but we enjoyed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

i always loved goin to kensington garden and mostly next to the pond. even though your in the middle of london it feels like you are in the middle of a forest and can't hear any of the traffic going on. you your lucky you might even see some wild animals strolling by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The gardens were great to walk around and lay down to read a book. Even had a gander at one of the art galleries. Awesome gardens. Enjoy them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Want a day to relax? not spend any money but still take in the beauty of London? Take a picnic or just go there with a book and sit and relax! - the most loveliest of lovely gardens - the sights the scents the atmosphere! A must do in London!

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