Near Hyde Park
Hyde Park Executive Apartments are a short walk from Hyde Park in central London. It is particularly accessible to Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens and the Diana Memorial Playground in particular.Consisting of 350 acres, Hyde Park is one of London’s most famous Royal Parks and provides lots of recreational activities.
Events in Hyde Park
Hyde Park has hundreds of events every year from world renowned rock star performances to the annual gun salute. Hyde Park has a number of fun family events including a swimming festival, BBC live orchestras and open cinemas.
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Memorials, fountains and statues
Hyde Park has been a hive of activity for centuries, the park has been the epicentre for many historic events that have happened in London over the years. The many statues and memories that that have been left as reminders include; Diana Memorial Fountain, 7 July Memorial, Statue of Achilles, Joy of Life Fountain, the Holocaust Memorial and the Freeman Family Drinking Fountain as well another dozen points of interest.
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Speakers corner is steeped in some of Londons infamous history. Speakers corner was originally a place of protest and public speaking as people were given a final chance to express their thoughts before execution at the Tyburn Gallows. Today Speakers Corner has kept the long standing tradition of out spoken Londoners viewing their opinion and expressing their thoughts to the public.
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The Rose Garden
Hyde Park has beautifully arranged sections, one in particular is The Rose Garden, designed by Colvin and Moggridge Landscape Architects. The Rose Garden Features two fountains and is renowned as a relaxing area during off season and popular tourist destination during the blooming season which last from early summer all the way through to the first frost
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Royal Parks Foundation Education Centre at the LookOut
The Royal Parks are dedicated to educating and developing sustainability which is why they opened an education centre at the outlook for all ages to learn more about our natural world and escape the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan London.
Sports and leisure
Hyde Park is renowned as a hive of activity with a wide range of activities from boating on the Serpentine and daily swimming to Hyde Park Tennis and Sports Centre. With multiple playgrounds from children and adults as well as deck chair areas and even horse riding.
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Hyde Park attracts a wide range of wildlife, with more and more emphasis being placed on meadows and habitats attracting wildlife year on year. There is a vast array of robins, dunnocks, tits and for something a little different crested grebe’s can be found in the serpentine from time to time. The the past some other rare birds have been spotted including black swan, a buzzard and egyptian geese. By night bats are attracted to the park due to the large number of insects.
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The Diana Self-Guided walking tour of Hyde Park features 90 plaques set in the ground with 7 miles of famous buildings and locations associated with the Princess during her life.
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For more information on the range of activities and attractions available in Hyde Park visit the official site.
Accommodation Near Hyde Park
The Hyde Park Executive Apartments convient location next to Hyde Park makes us one great places to stay in London. Our fully serviced apartments offer guests all the conveniences of staying in an apartment but having the luxuries of staying in a hotel also.