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Kensington Gardens

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Address: The Magazine Storeyard | Magazine Gate, London W2 UH, England
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Separated from Hyde Park by the Serpentine, a lake used by boaters and...

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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Beautiful gardens

This never never land of natural beauty and formal gardens makes one want to play there forever. The Peter Pan statue near the shore of the Long Water is not to be missed. One can... read more

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This never never land of natural beauty and formal gardens makes one want to play there forever. The Peter Pan statue near the shore of the Long Water is not to be missed. One can continue their journey seamlessly into Hyde Park.

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Mauchline, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So good to visit a green space like this in the midst of the hustle and bustle of city life. Very peaceful, laidback atmosphere, releasing everyone's inner child. I particularly enjoyed the peter pan statue as I have a soft spot for the story.

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Called a garden, iot is a virtual park in size: you can walk through it from High Street Kensington to Bayswater. Very pleasant walk inside, with historic buildings.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My hotel while staying in London was directly across the road from here. The Diana Memorial Garden was looking impressive when I was there. There is a little café where you get a coffee and cake, a little pricey but what the hell!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the second time we went there, and again we were truly well impressed. The garden arrangements, the care with the flowers, cleaningness creates such atmosphere. Worth to spend at least half a day walking slowly, just admiring the place.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked through the park by chance on a recent visit to London. It was a lovely, sunny afternoon, and although the park was busy with families and couples enjoying a taste of early summer, there was plenty of room for everyone. We loved that this huge open green space was accessible from the centre of our great capital city.... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ideal place to relax and read a book if the weather is right. beautiful mature trees and plants. well looked after

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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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Absolutely loved the gardens. So lovely. I met a wonderful friend there that I had not seen in 18 years and it was wonderful catching up in such a gorgeous environment.

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while you have a good sunny day in the gardens you can pop in to see kensington palace. There is a very good exhibition going on, of Lady D's dresses

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The Italian Garden is a highlight, a romantic spot that memorializes the affection between Queen Victoria and her husband and consort, Prince Albert.

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