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St. James's Park

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This 90-acre park, the oldest Royal Park in London, features a large lake that is a wildlife sanctuary for ducks, geese, swans and even pelicans.
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Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England
+44 300 061 2350
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Reviewed today

What a gorgeous park!!! The birdwalk area is so nice. Lots of various types of ducks, birds, and swans. I love that they have free beach chairs so that you can sit and watch people and snack. The squirrels will come up to you and...More

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Took my class to London (from Somerset) and had a picnic lunch in St James’ park. It was a perfect location as we saw the changing of the guards, used the public toilets and were lucky enough to see two open top carriages on their...More

Thank LJ A
Reviewed today

Right in the middle of London and quite near to Trafalgar Square is this oasis of green and floral gardens. There is a lake with ducks and ( I believe ) geese and surrounded on either side by the Mall or Birdcage Walk, either of...More

Thank whiteshadow
Reviewed today

St James's Park is one of my favorite park in London but it's a bit overcrowded in summer. However, it's the perfect place to enjoy a break in the middle of the day. Nature has its place in the city !

1  Thank givilomitour
Reviewed yesterday

I had forgotten how much green space surrounds Buckingham Palace. The park goes on forever, such beautiful green walking space, with the waterfowl in such abundance.

1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed yesterday

it is located next to buckinham palace. this is a very beautiful park with a lake in the centre. right in the heart of london city. nice place for the family to relax on a hot day and admire the greeney.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed yesterday

I'm a Londoner now living in the North of England and always visit St James's Park when I return, usually because the hotel my husband and I stay in is near to this wonderful oasis. It is busier each year but still a delight to...More

Thank lorettaTwickenham
Reviewed yesterday

We always walk through St. James's park whenever possible and we're never disappointed. Even when the weather is fine I've never not found a place to sit and relax and just take in the sun and scenery.

1  Thank K1059
Reviewed yesterday

One of the biggest open spaces in Central London. Good place to take a stroll and relax. There's a lake within the park. Kids and adults both would love visiting this Park.

1  Thank rajeshnair525
Reviewed 2 days ago

After doing a tour of Westminster Abbey, my husband and I explored the area around Whitehall St. We ended up in St. James Park. The day was beautiful, clear skies and perfect temperatures. The park is a wonderful place for people to gather or for...More

1  Thank BebeHudson
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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Response from Arne S | Reviewed this property |
Just grab an available chair and the collectors will soon arrive - sometimes they are not around so that would be some spare cash to spend on a charity
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