View Parent Location

Kensington Gardens London

Latest Rarities in London

* Bird News Pro and Bird News Ultimate subscribers receive full sighting details.

View all sighting reports for Kensington Gardens

Latest Photo

Looking south over the Long Water Sanctuary.
©
Des McKenzie
Description
Looking south over the Long Water Sanctuary.

Site Location Details

Site location details and google satellite image for Kensington Gardens

Please click on the map icon below to load Kensington Gardens in your preferred map

Site Details

Large royal park in central London. There are two main bodies of water, The Serpentine and the Round Pond.

Local Weather

Birding Sites in the Kensington Gardens Area

Prominent Species at Kensington Gardens

Subscriber Content

Bird News Pro and Bird News Ultimate subscribers get additional site details such as specialities and commonly seen species.

Additional Site Details

Directions

Central London. Closest underground stations are Marble Arch or Hyde Park and Lancaster Gate for Kensington Gardens, though the whole site is easily reachable by many bus routes.

Access

Dawn to dusk, many entrances.

Parking

On meters throughout. Congestion charge now applies from 0700 - 1800.

Facilities

Toilets, snack bars and an art gallery.

Key Areas / Routes

The posts on the Longwater section of the Serpentine for gulls. The remoter areas of the park between the Round Pond and the Statues for woodpeckers.

Site Photographs

If you would like to suggest a photo for this site, please email a copy to contact@birdguides.com along with the website address for this page. A member of our team will review your photograph for suitability and will credit the image to you (unless you request otherwise).

Best regards,

The BirdGuides Team.

Most Recent Gallery Photos

View all recent gallery photos

Upload an image to our gallery

British & Irish Records Archive Kensington Gardens

All Records (Accepted, Rejected, Pending). To filter/search please enter a phrase. E.g. To filter Rejected records, type Rejected into the Search box, all columns can be filtered.

British & Irish Records Archive is only available to our BirdGuides Ultimate or our BirdGuides Pro subscribers.
Please login or subscribe to view this information.

Online Rare Birds Listing
Search the British & Irish Records Archive