Things to do in Hyde Park
One of the Royal Parks of London, Hyde Park is one of the largest city parks in the world. Covering 350 acres of land, the park has more than 4000 trees, a meadow, a large lake and beautiful flower gardens. Once in the park, it’s obvious for you to forget you are right in the heart of the busy and bustling London.
What draws everyone to Hyde Park is that it has something for all. You can enjoy everything from boating, skating, cycling and swimming to horse riding and tennis. Hyde Park also houses buildings like the Joy of Life fountain, The Serpentine Bridge and the famous Achilles statue. The two lakeside restaurants serve everything from a cup of coffee to an elaborate three-course meal. You can also go to Speaker’s Corner to listen to what some of the famous orators have to say.
Some of the areas close to Hyde Park include South Kensington, Knightsbridge and Piccadilly and the large park covers several tube stations in its different corners. Jump on the tube at Hyde Park Corner stationfor you a hassle-free way of travelling with easy access to the rest of the city.