Royal Parks in London

A retreat from the capital's hustle and bustle, the Royal Parks cater to everyone from deckchair lover to soapbox orator.

With not one but eight Royal Parks, you're spoilt for choice in London for immaculately tended lawns, lakes and leisure facilities.

Find out more about the Royal Parks from Park Manager Mark Wasilewski in our London Story video.

  • Brompton Cemetery

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    Cemetery

    Fulham Road, Kensington, SW10 9UG [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 14 reviews

    A Victorian cemetery combining historic, cultural and wildlife interest.

  • Bushy Park

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    Large Park

    Bushy Park, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0EQ [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 39 reviews

    Bushy is the second largest Royal Park, with an area of 445 hectares (1,099 acres). Located to the north of Hampton Court Palace, it is home to around 320 free-roaming deer.

  • Green Park, A Royal Park

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    Garden

    London, SW1A 2BJ [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 136 reviews

    The Green Park is quite different from its neighbour St James’s Park. Covering 19 hectares (47 acres), it is more peaceful, with mature trees and grassland.

  • Greenwich Park

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    Large Park

    London, SE10 8QY [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 153 reviews

    Greenwich is the oldest enclosed Royal Park, 74 hectares (183 acres) in area, and is home to a small herd of deer. On top of a hill, visitors enjoy sweeping views across the river Thames and Central London.

  • Hyde Park

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    Large Park

    Hyde Park, W2 2UH [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 986 reviews

    Hyde Park is one of the greatest city parks in the world. Covering 142 hectares (350 acres) with over 4,000 trees, a large lake, a meadow and ornamental flower gardens.

  • Kensington Gardens, A Royal Park

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    Large Park

    London, W2 2UH [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 222 reviews

    Kensington Gardens is home to Kensington Palace, the peaceful Italian Gardens, the stunning Albert Memorial and the Serpentine Gallery and the Peter Pan themed Princess Diana memorial playground.

  • Regent's Park and Primrose Hill

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    Large Park

    London, NW1 4NR [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 522 reviews

    Regent’s Park in Central London is home to a stunning rose garden, an open air theatre, ZSL London Zoo, cafés, wildlife, sports areas and plenty of green space for you to relax and enjoy.

  • Richmond Park

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    Large Park

    Richmond, TW10 5HS [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 28 reviews

    The largest Royal Park in London (1,000 hectares/2,500 acres), it is home to 650 deer.

  • St James's Park

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    Local Park

    London, SW1A 2BJ [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 2,274 reviews

    With royal, political and literary associations, St James’s Park is at the heart of London and covers 23 hectares (58 acres).