Best Parks In London
Hyde Park is one of Best Parks In London.

1. Hyde Park

9.7
Serpentine Rd, London, Greater London
Park · City of Westminster · 782 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Hyde Park was a favourite venue for duellists in the 18th and 19th century, including the brutal 1712 duel between the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Mohun in which they hacked each other to death.

Hyde Park is one of Best Parks In London.

2. Hyde Park

9.7
Serpentine Rd, London, Greater London
Park · City of Westminster · 782 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The first nude statue in London was erected in the South-East corner of Hyde Park in 1822. After the pleas from 'country women' a fig leaf was later added to save their blushes.

St James's Park is one of Best Parks In London.

3. St James's Park

9.6
The Mall, London, Greater London
Park · City of Westminster · 222 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Originally a deer park for Henry VIII, so he could hunt while staying at Whitehall Palace, the park was laid out in a formal style by Charles II, when Pepys came here to watch ice skating.

Kelsey Park is one of Best Parks In London.

4. Kelsey Park

9.0
Manor Way, Beckenham, Greater London
Park · Eden Park · 16 tips and reviews

adrian l.adrian larkin: Head the crazy golf bit and wack a few balls before chilling out next to the lake....

Croydon Road Recreation Ground is one of Best Parks In London.

5. Croydon Road Recreation Ground

6.9
Croydon Rd, Beckenham, Greater London
Park · Eden Park · 4 tips and reviews

Greg C.Greg Crow: Great tennis courts that can be booked for free!

Battersea Park is one of Best Parks In London.

6. Battersea Park

9.5
Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Greater London
Park · 75 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Behind the Pump House is a statue of a brown dog. In 1985 it replaced the original, removed in 1910 when it became a focus of riots between medical students and animal rights campaigners.

The Mall is one of Best Parks In London.

7. The Mall

The Mall, City of Westminster, Greater London
Road · Westminster · 11 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The Mall took on its current form as a royal processional route around 1912. The palace approach was widened, and Admiralty Arch was built at one end and the Victoria Memorial at the other

Dulwich Park is one of Best Parks In London.

8. Dulwich Park

9.2
College Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Dulwich Village · 29 tips and reviews

Peter S.Peter Sigrist: Incredibly clean and family-friendly park Read more.

Blake Recreation Ground is one of Best Parks In London.

9. Blake Recreation Ground

Oak Lodge Drive, West Wickham, Greater London
Park · West Wickham · 2 tips and reviews

Charlie N.Charlie Nuttall: Nice small park

Green Park is one of Best Parks In London.

10. Green Park

9.4
Piccadilly (Constitution Hill), London, Greater London
Park · Green Park · 167 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: In the 18th century the park was notorious for highwaymen and Horace Walpole was one of many robbed here. Handel’s ‘Music for the Royal Fireworks’ was composed for an event here in 1749.

Hampstead Heath is one of Best Parks In London.

11. Hampstead Heath

9.7
E Heath Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Hampstead Town · 124 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Hampstead Heath was a favourite outing for Karl Marx and his family, and held a popular fair in the 19th century. Like the Guy Fawkes night bonfires held here, it oftern turned drunken and violent.

Regent's Park is one of Best Parks In London.

12. Regent's Park

9.7
Chester Rd, London, Greater London
Park · 288 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: Take a few minutes, even in winter, to explore the central Rose Garden. Lots of flowers with silly names, and plenty of sculpture.

Regent's Park Lake is one of Best Parks In London.

13. Regent's Park Lake

Regent's Pk, London, Greater London
Lake · 21 tips and reviews

Espresso D.Espresso Digit@l: Best way to enjoy and see all the park? Have a run! Much more enjoyable than a pic nic! And you feel reborn!

Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain is one of Best Parks In London.

14. Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain

8.7
Hyde Park, London, Greater London
Memorial Site · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 22 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain was opened in 2004, and is made from 545 pieces of Cornish granite. The design is intended to reflect the Princess’s openness.

Soho Square is one of Best Parks In London.

15. Soho Square

9.1
Soho Sq, Soho, Greater London
Park · 97 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: Look out for the 'empty bench in Soho Square' dedicated to singer Kirst MacColl, at the southern end.

16. Clapham Common

9.2
Windmill Drive, London, Greater London
Park · Northcote · 46 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: In 1768 Benjamin Franklin, American statesman and Founding Father, conducted experiments in Mount Pond including pouring oil onto the water to examine how liquids behave. Anglers were not amused.

Speakers' Corner is one of Best Parks In London.

17. Speakers' Corner

7.0
NE Corner of Hyde Park, London, Greater London
Plaza · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 24 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Public speaking on any subject has been officially tolerated here since the 1870s. Marx, Engels and Lenin are amongst those who have come to listen to the radical and often eccentric speeches.

Parliament Hill is one of Best Parks In London.

18. Parliament Hill

9.3
Parliament Hill, London, Greater London
Scenic Lookout · Hampste · 47 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: Forget the view from the top. Head a little down the southern slope where you get still-good views but far fewer people.

Inn the Park is one of Best Parks In London.

19. Inn the Park

6.5
St. James's Place, London, Greater London
Café · City of Westminster · 45 tips and reviews

EmeraldStreetEmeraldStreet: If the city's making you lose your cool, head to this urban oasis for a Park Life (vodka, fresh pear, lemon and Chapel Down sparkling wine). Read more.

Kensington Gardens is one of Best Parks In London.

20. Kensington Gardens

9.6
Exhibition Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 150 tips and reviews

Larry M.Larry McAspurn: This isn't actually Kensington Palace Park - it is KENSINGTON GARDENS

Holland Park is one of Best Parks In London.

21. Holland Park

9.6
Ilchester Pl, London, Greater London
Park · Kensington and Chelsea · 112 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This was once the grounds of Holland House, famous for its literary salons in the early 1800s and for its lavish society balls later in the century. The house was destroyed in the Blitz.

Kensington Gardens is one of Best Parks In London.

22. Kensington Gardens

9.6
Exhibition Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 150 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: ‘Billionaires Boulevard’ tells you all you need to know about local property prices. Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, the richest man in Europe, bought Nos.18-19 for £70 million in 2005.

Paddington Green is one of Best Parks In London.

23. Paddington Green

7.5
Plaza · Little Venice · 1 tip

Charlie N.Charlie Nuttall: Visit CWC's costa for a quick coffee

Canada Square Park is one of Best Parks In London.

24. Canada Square Park

7.9
Canada Sq (Upper Bank St), Canary Wharf, Greater London
Park · Tower Hamlets · 6 tips and reviews
Thornhill Square Gardens is one of Best Parks In London.

25. Thornhill Square Gardens

Thornhill Square, Islington, Greater London
Park · Caledonian · No tips or reviews
Bloomsbury Square is one of Best Parks In London.

26. Bloomsbury Square

8.2
Bloomsbury Sq, Bloomsbury, Greater London
Park · 17 tips and reviews

Neville H.Neville Hobson: Best parking garage in this part of London. Beneath the Square, secure, reasonable price. Always loads of spaces when I go! Like it. Read more.

Waterlow Park is one of Best Parks In London.

27. Waterlow Park

9.3
Swain's Ln, London, Greater London
Park · 17 tips and reviews

Charlie N.Charlie Nuttall: Hit the zip wire

Golders Hill Park is one of Best Parks In London.

28. Golders Hill Park

9.4
West Heath Ave (Golders Green), London, Greater London
Park · Childs Hill · 20 tips and reviews

Daniel G.Daniel Griliopoulos: take a picinic on the green looking across north london .

Crystal Palace Park is one of Best Parks In London.

29. Crystal Palace Park

9.0
Ledrington Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Crystal Palace · 35 tips and reviews

Mark D.Mark Davis: The park cafe is at the bottom by Thicket Road. Past the children's playground.