As the sun begins to shine over London and summer gets into full swing, visitors to the capital will be looking for places to spend an afternoon relaxing in the warmth while hunting down the city’s beautiful sights.
Whether you’re planning a trip to one of our 4-star hotels in Kensington London for an anniversary celebration or just a relaxing weekend away, there are plenty of gorgeous places where you and your loved one can stroll hand in hand as the sun shines down.
The most famous park in London is also one of the most beautiful places to take a walk and enjoy the sunshine. Located in the heart of the city, it’s easily accessible from our hotels near Earls Court Tube which means you can head straight there after breakfast. Hyde Park is full of open grass areas and hidden pathways that wind through the trees. As you explore, you’ll discover a plethora of monuments and statues that offer great photo opportunities to share on social media with your friends and family.
There are plenty of great spots along the River Thames that are perfect for an afternoon walk but if you want to experience the vibrancy of London and see some incredible sights, there’s no place better than South Bank. As you make your way along the water’s edge, you’ll get a chance to snap a picture of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and London Eye. There are plenty of benches and scenic places to take a seat and rest your feet as you relax in the sunshine and admire the gorgeous scenery.
If you really want to escape the busy city streets and get lost in more natural surroundings, a trip to Richmond Park is sure to do the trick. As one of the biggest greeneries in London, there is plenty of space to explore and let the kids run around if you’re travelling with the family. If you like the great outdoors, Richmond Park is the place to be during your trip to London. You’ll find wide open fields and dense woodlands as you make your way through the park. The greenery is also home to a plethora of wildlife including the famous deer which can be found roaming the grounds.
Despite being one of the biggest and busiest cities in the world, London is home to some beautifully scenic areas which are much quieter and offer a more relaxing experience. Little Venice is a small area just to the north of Paddington and is situated alongside a peaceful canal system. As you make your way alongside the water, you’ll find yourself surrounded by colourful boutique shops, quaint cafes and quirky bars. This is a perfect opportunity for you and your loved one to experience a quieter side of London while enjoying the summer sun.