London has a well-deserved reputation as one of the greenest cities in Europe, with a huge number of open spaces across the center of the city. Visitors rushed off their feet by the noise, crowds and excitement of sightseeing are never too far from the respite of a lovely, quiet London park.
The Royal Parks (such as St James’s, Green Park, Regent’s Park, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens) are beautifully maintained and popular with locals and visitors alike. Many are former hunting estates of English monarchs, preserved as open space while the city’s grown up around them. They’re ideal places to relax and people-watch in the summer, enjoy gorgeous flower beds in Spring or revel in the changing leaves as autumn arrives.
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Visit LondonWildWeb to find green and open spaces all across London, or simply click on the links below for more information on some of London’s most popular parks.