Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are one of the largest parks in the heart of London, England. It is located on the south from Bayswater. These two parks are located at the same area. It is also one of the Royal Parks of London. The other Royal Parks of London are Bushy Park, Green Park, Greenwich Park, Regent’s Park, Richmond Park and St. James Park.

Hyde Park is open to public from 5am until midnight. Meanwhile, Kensington Gardens is open from 6am to dusk. The overall area is 625 acres. Both areas are planted with beautiful green trees and ornamental flower beds around the lakes. These two parks are very popular for sunbathing, picnics and other health activities such as walking, jogging, cycling and tai chi because of the peaceful environment and magnificent scenery.

Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens provides many varieties of fauna such as squirrels, pigeons, robin, dunnocks, tits, butterflies, buzzard, Egyptian geese, white swan and black swan. You can hear the birds singing while you walk. It is a suitable place for peace of mind seeker. This place is very relaxing. I believe after you went to this place, you won’t forget for your whole life!

There are several types of birds playing together at Round Pond, Kensington Gardens.

Two beautiful white swan birds.

I was walking along the park before sunset.

Round Pond, Kensington Gardens.

That was me, on the left.

The trees during the winter season.

Bayswater Station (TUBE).

The Sepertine at Hyde Park.

I like wildfowl. They are cute!

The statue of Queen Victoria in front of Kensington Palace.

This is Tolanic.

This is the silhouette photo of the Kensington Palace during the dusk.


Oyster Card
Fare: £5.00 (£3.00 refundable deposit and £2.00 worth of credit).
Benefits: Daily price cap, cheaper than cash for single fares, cashless.
Price cap for Zone 1: £7.20 (peak) or £5.60 (off-peak).

Nearest TUBE stations – Hyde Park
1. Lancaster Gate – Central Line
2. Marble Arch – Central Line
3. Hyde Park Corner – Piccadilly Line
4. Knightsbridge – Piccadilly Line

Nearest TUBE stations – Kensington Gardens
1. Lancaster Gate – Central Line
2. Queensway – Central Line
3. Bayswater – District Line
4. High Street Kensington – Circle and District Lines

Hyde Park
Opening Hours: From 5am until midnight.
Admission: Free
Website: http://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/hyde_park/
Attractions: Diana Fountain, 7 July Memorial, Speaker’s Corner, Sepertine Boat Hire, The Lido, Tennis Centre and Sepertine Bar & Kitchen.

Kensington Gardens
Opening Hours: From 6am to dusk.
Admission: Free
Website: http://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/kensington_gardens/
Attractions: Round Pond, Kensington Palace, Albert Memorial, Peter Pan Statue, Italian Gardens, Diana Playground and Diana Playground Cafe.

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