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Kensington Gardens

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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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Reviewed yesterday

Visited here recently. The gardens are just beautiful. Lovely walk and it was nice to sit and have a drink and take in the atmosphere. Highly recommend and the gardens are free.

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 3 days ago

A simple and varied walk around the Serpentine, with numerous points of interest. Several places to stop for refreshments and free toilets.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Primestop
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice stroll and not too crowded the time we visited. Trees were planted in such neat rows. Very relaxing and enjoyable.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Simplyko
Reviewed 6 days ago

We wanted to take a nice walk near our Paddington Station hotel and Kensington Gardens was like a dream come true. I could not believe how fragrant the flowers were. A man was covered in birds he'd brought to entertain the crowds. The swans graced...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank I3991JIjuliab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well maintained gardens and flowers. Nice place to visit. Dont waste your money on the palace not much to see inside.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kenneth E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning gardens, went here twice for a walk but only scraped the surface. The planting is well advanced so there is plenty of colour for the time of year. Just love the Albert memorial and the Serpentine. Lots of nice statues around and wonderful walking...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and very well-maintained, this park makes for a lovely walk on one of London's few clear days. I was surprised by the amount of animals we encountered - anything from squirrels (very friendly; obviously well accustomed to tourists feeding them things that are terrible...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jellyfishfish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was beautiful. Spent hours walking around. So peaceful. Loads to see and do. The Diana memorial garden on the right of Kensington palace is a must see here.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ElleBi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the must see attractions in London and rightly so. Very pretty and relaxing area even with the crowds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ET3121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main park is really great - well maintained with lots of seating and things to admire. However one of the best areas is at the Western End by the palace, with a wonderful garden. We stumbled upon this small garden by luck while walking...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Azra I
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Payed car park. Tube or bus is the best way to get there.
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Response from Joan H | Reviewed this property |
The Diana Exhibition is on thru the end of the year. But many dates are already sold out. Check with the Kensington Palace website to purchse tickets as soon as possible in advance. There also seem to be some last minute... More