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St. James's Park

#10 of 1,614 things to do in London Features Animals
Horse Guards Road | The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ, England
+44 300 061 2350
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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

Having worked in London for over 25 years, I never actually visited St. James's Park before this week. What a beautiful looked after park this is, with the lakes, wildlife and plantation. So peaceful but set in one of the busiest cities in the world....More

Thank CostaMan
Reviewed yesterday

Loved visiting this park. There were so many different species of waterfowl. We visited in spring so we got to see many of the ducks and geese with their baby ducklings and goslings. It was amazing

Thank Jesse E
Reviewed yesterday

The views, relaxing, cool architectural buildings around. This park is great. Perfect to visit on a bright sunny day. Highly recommended

Thank KageyPENS
Reviewed yesterday

Really lovely park with lovely flower displays and a pleasure to walk through. Nice break from the traffic of London.

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 2 days ago

St. James's Park is found across the road from the front of Buckingham Palace. It is a small park with areas of water. Although you can walk through the park relatively quickly, it is perhaps one of the prettiest parks in London and very well...More

Thank ALondonLady
Reviewed 2 days ago

Water, swans, cute ducks, old buildings, people almost falling in the water taking photos of the ducklings...what's not to like?

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great for walking through. Beautiful landscape, fountains, near Buckingham Palace, and lots of birds. Great for people watching too. I love visiting the parks in London (hey, they're free!), and I think this is the most beautiful one in the city.

Thank IrishCarrie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful park between the Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Wonder about those squirrels and pigeons. Relax in the grass or any of the banks. Nice most times, great when the sun is out.

Thank Niek W
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must visit when visiting central London. Walk through the park to Buckingham Palace. A historic park, beautiful trees and lakes. Birds, squirrels. Plenty of benches to sit and admire the view. An oasis to enjoy. Runs parallel with the mall. Nice coffee shop and...More

Thank 249AJD
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful park lots of wildlife very friendly squirrels take food from your hands. Child friendly lovely for a picnic. Very enjoyable experience

1  Thank Sherryl A
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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Will there be anything worth to visit in May? Am visiting London next week!
2 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
Hi... Are the tulips still blooming early July ? Which tube station is nearest to see the tulips ?
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.
I'm thinking of visiting in November. Is it worth stopping by the park in autumn?
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