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London Kensington Gardens is planted with proper paths of fine trees & nice flower beds.

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London Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens London

London Kensington Gardens is planted with formal avenues of magnificent trees and beautiful flower beds. Covering 111 hectares it is a home to Kensington Palace and other local London attractions.

Famous Kensington Palace was designed by Sir Christopher Wren when William III, who was an asthma sufferer, bough what was previously a part of Hyde Park and later became known as Kensington Gardens. Queen Anne later took another 30 acres from Hyde Park in London to enlarge the Kensington Palace Gardens and created the Orangery in 1704.

Kensington Gardens in London are very popular with tourists as well as residents. Peaceful and colourful, they provide a shelter from the city buzz. It is also popular with those who want to catch some sun or have a picnic when the weather is good. Many choose to jog and exercise and there are specially designed paths. Cycling is also encouraged with specially designed paths.

London Kensington Palace was home to Diana, Princess of Wales and Princess Margaret, sister to HM The Queen, also has an apartment inside the palace. You can visit Kensington Gardens and the Orangery Monday to Friday 10:00 to 18:00. The Serpentine Gallery and Albert Memorial are also within the park.

The Diana, Princess of Wales' Memorial Playground is also easily reached and it is one of the most popular kid's playground. Each year over 70,000 children come to play there.

Visiting The Kensington Gardens, London:

Address: Magazine Storeyard, Magazine Gate, Westminster, London, W2 2UH

Telephone: 0207 298 2100

Nearest Underground Stations:
Knightsbridge Tube (10 minutes)
Lancaster Gate Tube (13 minutes)
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Use the specially designed paths for exercising, jogging or cycling at the Kensington Gardens in London!