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St. James's Park

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Open Now: 5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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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Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England
+44 300 061 2350
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful, well maintained park in the most historic part of London. A nice place to chill or people watch and take a break from site seeing or shopping.

1  Thank Louise C
Reviewed yesterday

Walked through here from Buckingham Palace down towards Downing street and the Houses of Parliament on a lovely autumn day, and it was delightful. Just be aware that 2 cans of coke and an ice cream cost £7.50. Taking the mickey a bit with the...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed yesterday

St James Park is attached to Buckingham Palace and it's a lovely place to stroll through the park. The grounds are well kept, the lakes are lovely, the waterfowl is abundant, and it's worth the trip if just going to see the changing of the...More

1  Thank vanos954
Reviewed yesterday

Close enough to walk from Piccadilly Circus underground station; check out the Black Swans* on the lake and see if you can catch the Horses encircling the park by the main road: White horse wid'a highvis followed by the Treeohh of Black jacket metal heads...More

Thank 999Deus666
Reviewed 2 days ago

A nice place to kick back, take a lunch, sit on a bench and chill out from all the hustle and bustle of London.

1  Thank C K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had been here in 1988 and was very happy to be back. It’s a lovely stroll, rest, or cross through to Queens Anne’s Gate to get to the St. James’s tube station, or walk entire length to get to Buckingham Palace. Also, if you’re...More

1  Thank DerinTravels
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Strolled thru on the way to Churchill’s war rooms, but definitely worth their own walk. Green and lovely, with friendly squirrels and birds. Beautiful in the Fall, with the leaves changing colors.

Thank Malia H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although not as large as some of the parks and gardens in the city, this is a very pleasant place which provides a gentle walk along the side of the narrow lake. There is a modern pedestrian bridge across the lake, a playground for kids,...More

Thank WhinBow
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is my favorite park in London. Right across the street from Buckingham palace. It's lush and peaceful. A lovely park for a stroll alone or with your family/partner.

1  Thank Diane E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely park well maintained plenty of room and cafes ect you can hire deck chairs and even feed birds and squirrels by hand the don’t mind climbing on you nice easy access all round

1  Thank trev f
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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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Response from Arne S | Reviewed this property |
Just grab an available chair and the collectors will soon arrive - sometimes they are not around so that would be some spare cash to spend on a charity
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