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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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The Magazine Storeyard | Magazine Gate, London W2 UH, England
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Reviewed today

The gardens at Kensington Palace are a must! Even though there were many visitors on the day we visited, there was a calming serenity about the gardens. I see why Princess Diana loved it so. I would definitely recommend you visit!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lisafletcher2017
Reviewed today

A place that is well worth taking the time to visit between all the busyness of the smog filled city, get out here and clear your lungs out!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank p40ulw
Reviewed yesterday

It is a very relaxing area of London. The garden was pretty big and it was just nice walking around. Nice place!

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 2 days ago

This stunning spot makes you forget about all the hustle and bustle of London. It has a more formal and elegant feel compared to Hyde Park but you still feel so close to nature. Explore different entrances with their own uniqueness

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank linhcheskyn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful parks in the world. Incredibly large with numerous entry points. Lots of walkways, paths, cafes, restaurants and things to look at. You can visit Kensington Palace, watch others sailing boats in the park, power walk, take a picnic and lay...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a large and peaceful park and feels well away from the traffic and concrete of London. Unfortunately the art gallery is currently closed, but we did visit the smaller gallery over the bridge in Hyde Park. Lovely walking by the Serpentine lake and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DavePuls
Reviewed 3 days ago

very beautiful and interesting to see how the royals live. i got stung by a bee whilst looking at the sunken garden :(

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Parismeow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kensington Palace, where Prince Henry and Meghan reside, is a bit away from the Royal Albert Hall, on the other side of the street. The gardens are spectacular, and alive, in the middle of a very busy city, they give people the opportunity of quiet...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Aspeneyesurgeon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it is early spring the gardens had lots of colour and were very pleasant to walk around. The sunken garden in particular is worth a look.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kensington Gardens are good for a stroll. Well maintained with some good features, including the pond and some striking magnolias in bloom

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MadalynH7
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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