Are you in search of beautiful scenery and a bit of quiet time? Believe it or not, the busiest city in the country is home to some beautiful pockets of peaceful greenery. Dotted in between the busy high streets and hectic tourist districts you’ll find a number of open areas and gardens where you can relax.
If you decide to join us at the Park Grand Kensington London, you’ll never be too far from one of these spaces. Our hotels near Gloucester Road are located close to gardens, greeneries and hidden areas for you to enjoy the quieter side of London. Here is a list of our top picks to help you find your way around.
This is London’s most famous park and is home to a number of attractions and landmarks which make it a must-see stop on your travels through the city. Take a walk through the huge park as you explore the grounds in search of the hidden secrets and walkways. As one of the more popular open areas in London it can get quite busy, but if you stray from the main pathway there are plenty of hidden nooks perfect for a picnic or an afternoon sat under a tree reading your favourite book.
Right next to our hotels near Gloucester Road you’ll find this gorgeous garden where you can escape and experience the peaceful side of London. The famous Royal Park is home to an abundance of monuments and buildings such as the Albert Memorial and the Serpentine Galleries. Kensington Garden provides the perfect balance of greenery, water features and historic landmarks, making it a great day out for the whole family. To really make the most of your trip to the garden be sure to check out our helpful guide that will show you some of the best things to see there.
Another famous Royal Park, this greenery is at the heart of London and is surrounded by some of the city’s most popular attractions. It’s refreshing to find such a peaceful and beautiful hideaway in the centre of such a busy district and Regent’s Park is exactly that. It is also home to the Open Air Theatre, which regularly hosts interactive performances and fun-filled events. Right next to the park you will find the famous Lords Cricket Ground, which sports fans will love to visit.
A quick trip across the famous Thames River will put you at the heart of this gorgeous park. Battersea Park is a favourite amongst locals thanks to its mixture of gorgeous scenery and fun-filled activities. If you’re looking for a day out that the whole family will enjoy, a trip to this urban oasis is sure to do the trick. The woodland area is perfect for the kids to explore and the Go Ape facility will give you the chance to try something different and have you climbing through trees and across the canopy.