This memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 2004. The fountain is made from 545 pieces of Cornish granite - each shaped by computer-controlled machinery and pieced together using tradtional skills. The design aims to reflect Diana's life; water flows from the highest point in two directions as it cascades.
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Princess Diana Memorial Fountain
Hyde ParkLondonW8 4PX
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This spot in the park is best on warm sunny days (that London has oh so many of), when you can dip your toes or go wading in the ankle height water of the circular waterfall?/fountain?/waterbody?
However the sunnier it is, the larger & louder the crowd.
During cooler days, it's much much quieter and it's a wonderful place to sit down for a bit, listen to the hypnotic sounds of the water and...more
Not much to see here. Yeah the fountain is pretty and has a cool design. Unless you really enjoy leisurely walks in a pretty park, it's not worth walking miles in the Kensington Garden, searching for this memorial! It's by the W. Carriage Dr, by Long Water creek (Close to the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Road, if you are looking at a map...)more
Nothing too exciting. Was expecting a large tall fountain but this one is a low waterfall(not higher than your knees) a lot of kids and some adults were barefoot in it. (Not sure if it's meant for that or not). I appreciated the scenery by the lake beside it more.more
Princess Diana's memorial fountain was pretty and very serene. Nothing fancy, just modest. I guess that's perfect for Princess Diana -- keeping it simple yet there's an elegance.
The fountain is located in the Hyde Park, just follow the signs and you'll find it. It's actually really close to the Serpentine
I don't think it's worth to purposely make your way out here to look at the memorial....more
We regularly take our kids to London for the sole intention of going to this park!
Its fantastic!! Its based on Peter Pan and has a water tap so the children can splash and a crocodile made out of stones waiting by Captain Hooks ship to get his other hand!
A teepee area with carved totem poles signifys the indians in the story. A few big sand areas including inside Captain Hooks very...more