Parks & beaches
bordered by Kensington Rd., Knightsbridge, Park Lane and Bayswater Rd.
One of the city's most attractive and captivating parks, Hyde Park is renowned for its Speakers' Corner, where various orators, ranters and political activists come to speak their mind on Sunday mornings. The park neighbours the sumptuous Kensington Gardens, which were created by Queen Caroline in 1728 and were formerly closed to the public.
St. James's Park
between The Mall and Birdcage Walk
St. James's Park, the city's oldest royal park, offers an incredible view of Buckingham Palace, the British Monarch's official residence. The Queen is in residence when the rooftop flag is raised.
This attractive London park is home to an outdoor theatre and the London Zoo.