Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens was originally just a piece of land which was a part of Hyde Park, which was bought by William III 1689. The king, who suffered from asthma, found the location calm and the air favorable. That is why he commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to build the red brick building Kensington Palace . Queen […]

St James’s Park

St James's Park

Three royal palaces surround St James’s Park. The oldest is Westminster Palace, today better known as the Houses Of Parliament. St James’s Palace with its Tudor style has the title Court of St James, despite the fact that the prince is the third palace, Buckingham Palace since 1837. The park is inhabited by many animals, […]

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park covers 73 hectares and is the oldest royal park. Greenwich Park is on a hill, with impressive views across the Thames to the Docklands and the city of London, between Blackheath and the Thames on the edge of Maritime Greenwich. Several historic buildings can be found in the immediate vicinity, including the Royal […]

The Regents Park

The Regents Park

The Regents Park is the park with the most sports fields in central London and has a wide range of activities. There is an open air theater, the London Zoo and many cafes and restaurants. Henry VIII designated The Regent’s Park as a hunting ground, which he considered an invigorating ride from Whitehall Palace. If […]

The Green Park

The Green Park

Although The Green Park is very close to St James’s Park, it has a completely different character. It is quieter with mature trees and lawns and is surrounded by Constitution Hill, Picadilly and the Broad Walk. The Green Park has been in the history books since 1554 as the place where riots broke out against […]

Hyde Park

Hyde Park.

Hyde Park is one of London’s most beautiful parks and covers 140 hectares. Hyde Park offers space for various forms of leisure activities and sports. Various events are also held from small to large. That is why Live Aid 2005 was held here. It is hard to imagine that when Henry VIII and his court […]