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Kensington Gardens, London

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Take respite from the bustling city in one of the capital’s eight Royal Parks. William III purchased the area in 1689 to be made into the private gardens of Kensington Palace; the asthmatic King enjoyed its tranquility and salubrious air. Today, Kensington Gardens serve as a peaceful refuge for all people living in, working in, or visiting Central London. Stroll through the avenues of trees and ornamental flower beds, pop into the Serpentine Gallery, and take in some of the Gardens’ most famous landmarks including the Albert Memorial, Peter Pan Statue, and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground. Before you head to London, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly London trip itinerary builder app, to make sure you see all that London has to offer, including Kensington Gardens.
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  • We visited London and scheduled some down time to explore the park. We spend a couple hours one morning walking the trails and enjoying the views. We entered near Kensington Palace, walked around the....  more
    We visited London and scheduled some down time to explore the park. We spend a couple hours one morning walking the trails and enjoying the views. We entered near Kensington Palace, walked around the....  more »
  • Wanted to take a little time out from the city and see one of the parks. Beautiful open space to walk around. Kensington Palace is beautiful and didn’t know you could go in so wish we’d had time for.....  more
    Wanted to take a little time out from the city and see one of the parks. Beautiful open space to walk around. Kensington Palace is beautiful and didn’t know you could go in so wish we’d had time for.....  more »
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  • Such a wonderful, peaceful area to sit and relax. Grab a cup of coffee from the Italian Gardens Cafe, then sit and unwind listening to the sounds of the water features and passing people's. Beautiful area, wonderful moment to rest.
  • It's so huge, it feels like it will take 2 days to cover the entire garden, may be I am exaggerating a little bit. It's worth a visit. Recommended to get a cycle or something so that you can quickly check out the entire area.

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