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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful park” (940 reviews)
“buckingham palace” (2 144 reviews)
“horse guards” (310 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England
+44 300 061 2350
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing place, lake, threes and several kind of bird and animals (squirrels over all) give to it a particular countryside atmosphere although you are in the heart of the town. Loved very much by Princess Diana too.

Thank 64dad0
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely little (well quit big actually) diversion from all the architecture and sights in central London. Useful pee stop though, didn't really mind investing 20p for such a well maintained loo!

Thank MattwalesNorthWales
Reviewed yesterday

It was so nice to get out of a full day meeting and have somewhere to go walking. Well looked after and some nice places to sit down and absorb the view.

1  Thank Hatch237
Reviewed 2 days ago

London is full of beautiful parks but St. James has to be one of the most lovely. Right in the thick of things -- Buckingham Palace and all that surrounds it -- but an oasis of calm, green and peace. Take a book, sit on...More

1  Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best things in London is the number of amazing parks they have and st James is not different Really nice park that I visited many times alone and with the family

1  Thank Khaled Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great park full of greenery and flowers. Has a few small lakes and other monuments. In a great central area surrounded by trees. One of the best views is back over the lake to see Buckingham Palace

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is by far our favourite park in London with the friendliest grey squirrels ever! Bring some nuts with you and you will definitely get the chance to pat a squirrel which will even climb on you and pose for a photo :) There is...More

1  Thank polyksena
Reviewed 3 days ago

The prettiest and most tranquil park in London. Beautiful vistas of WhiteHall and Buckingham Palace. Go in the spring when the flowers are starting to bloom, simply breathtaking. Bring some food for the ducks and spend time wandering. Safe, tranquil and exquisite are the adjectives...More

1  Thank pumpkinj2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The glorious parks of London are unrivalled anywhere in the world. After visiting the Queens Gallery we walked back through Green Park. Magnificent century old trees, grassy areas, autumn leaves just starting to fall, the sun peeping out from the clouds. Altogether a heavenly London...More

1  Thank Deena63
Reviewed 3 days ago

this park is in central london, near the buckingham palace. has a nice lake with some ducks and large trees

1  Thank sid_2001
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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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
20 April 2017|
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Response from deliay2016 | Reviewed this property |
Only recently they put Tulips in the park. Now is the season.
22 October 2015|
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Response from Hammilly | Reviewed this property |
Oh absolutely. London in the Autumn is stunning and St James' with its beautiful gardens and myriad of tree varieties will not disappoint. The explosion of autumnal colours will not disappoint I can assure you. Two things to... More