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To travel to Hyde Park from our hotel just walk to East Putney (just a moment away from the Lodge Hotel, Putney). Once at the station take the District Line to South Kensington Station from here Hyde Park is a 13 minute walk.
Hyde Park is a true favourite with Londoner’s and tourists alike. It is one of the capital’s eight Royal Parks, covering 350 acres and is home to a number of famous landmarks including the Serpentine Lake, Speakers’ Corner and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. The park also offers a variety of recreational activities including open water swimming, boating, cycling, tennis and horse riding.
Hyde Park was created by King Henry VIII in 1536 to satisfy a royal passion for hunting. Today it is hard to reconcile the idea of the king and his court galloping across the park in headlong pursuit of deer and wild boar with today’s gentler enjoyment of the open green spaces in the heart of the city.
Hyde Park also offers various recreational activities including open water swimming, boating, cycling, tennis and horse riding.
To the southeast, outside the park, is Hyde Park Corner. Although, during daylight, the two parks merge seamlessly into each other, Kensington Gardens closes at dusk, while Hyde Park remains open throughout the year from 5 am until midnight.
Through the summer, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park is a 10-day summer extravaganza featuring live music, themed cafes and pubs and much more.
During the winter, Hyde Park Winter Wonderland returns year on year. The UK’s number one Christmas destination runs for 6 weeks from mid November to – 1st January and hosts an array of new attractions and entertainment, as well as the return of many visitor favourites.