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St. James's Park

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Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England
+44 300 061 2350
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This 90-acre park, the oldest Royal Park in London, features a large lake that is a wildlife sanctuary for ducks, geese, swans and even pelicans.
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  • Average2%
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“buckingham palace” (2,268 reviews)
“bird life” (126 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England
+44 300 061 2350
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here to see squrriels. And we did. So fun. Love squirrels. And a lot of birds. Easy to visit other attractions.

Thank Yngvild H
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely clean park with lots of wildlife. A couple of cafe too. Lots of benches to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank durrantfam23
Reviewed 2 days ago

It’s a lovely walk by the lake to get to Buckingham palace the abundance of wildlife is amazing some of the squirrels came right up to me and there were lots of local feeding them the swans and ducks are so used to people that...More

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's one of the tourist attractions, but it also is a good place to get away from the busy city life. It's full of wildlife, which is very calming.

1  Thank Joan K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely walk alongside the lake with many varieties of birds and wildfowl. The park links Buckingham Palace to Whitehall. Crepes are available from kiosks and a restaurant is located in the centre for refreshments.

Thank James_Sam
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to walk and see all kinds of birds and nature. Get a different look at London. One of the good things King Henry did it creating this park so he could hunt.

1  Thank TheGreatOneedgartown
Reviewed 4 days ago

Once you've had your fill of looking at Buckingham Palace and the Victoria monument, slip down into St James's Park. Walk around, chill out and enjoy the park with it's water, wildlife and ambience.

Thank Dillan1965
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another quiet area to get ay from the constant buzz of the city and take some time out. Amazing amount of wildlife for somewhere in the centre of London.

1  Thank pbdotcom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely worth a walk round, even if it's just to see the squirrels!! They are literally all over the park, so you cannot miss them. A great bit of green space in the centre of london.

1  Thank Thebook862
Reviewed 1 week ago

so beautiful ,the park is just amazing place to relax .each time passing by got to spend a bit of time enjoying it.

1  Thank maronpierre
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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17 December 2017|
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Response from Wanda M | Reviewed this property |
No , I would research the company before booking, not just on here. Happy holiday to Morocco .
Sukanya R
16 November 2017|
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Response from Tea B | Reviewed this property |
Not really, you'll have to get closer to get a good view.
1 May 2017|
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Response from weller_katrina | Reviewed this property |
Go to the Chelsea Physic Garden its a real one off a treat and you will be seeing some of the oldest plantings in the UK its a real hidden gem