About St James's Park

With royal, political and literary associations, St James’s Park is at the heart of London and covers 23 hectares (58 acres). It's also home to the Mall, with many ceremonial parades and events of national celebration.

The pelicans are fed every day at 14:30, and there are water birds, plus owls, woodpeckers and bats. There's a children’s playground, and deckchairs from April to September.

Changing the Guard occurs daily in summer and alternate days for rest of year; The Queen's Lifeguard changes daily at Horse Guards Parade Ground.

Visit Inn The Park, a contemporary British restaurant café open from breakfast through to dinner. There are four refreshment kiosks.

Toilets are available, including some with disability access.

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Venue Details & Map

0300 061 2350
Public transport:
Tube: St James's Park
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

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