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Kensington Gardens London

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

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Site Details

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

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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.


Dawn to dusk, many entrances.


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


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.

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