Providing a well-earned respite from a busy sightseeing schedule, St. James’s Park is a perfect place to rest weary feet, soak up the sun on simply take a stroll. This 23-hectare green space is London’s most central open area, within walking distance of three of the most treasured landmarks in the city; Buckingham Palace, Palace of Westminster and St. James’s Palace.
Once the private hunting grounds of former British Monarchs, London’s eight vast green spaces are now open to the public for all to enjoy. These well-tended parks are treasured spaces in the city and have often been referred to as the “green lungs of London”.
Take a stroll after a busy day’s sightseeing at Buckingham palace, stroll through St. James’s Park and maybe stop off at the Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens. Join locals on the vast lawns during the summer months and enjoy the free live entertainment on offer. Hire a deckchair and witness the extraordinary wildlife that inhabit the surrounding area or visit the sanctuaries to see woodpeckers, owls and robins down by the lake.
Explore the park’s many avenues either on foot or bicycle and grab a bite to eat in one of the many cafés or pubs in the surrounding area. These magnificent tree- lined pathways are perfect for a romantic stroll or a family walk.
If visiting in June, you’re in for a treat when this green paradise transforms into a theatre of luxury Royal pomp. Witness the annual Trooping the Colour on Horse Guards Parade, where Her Majesty personally inspects the troops of the Household Division. The Royal Marines also perform their Beating retreat ceremony, a musical spectacular not to be missed, during the summer.
Centrally located, St. James’s Park is within walking distance of other attractions such as the Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms, Admiralty Arch and the Institute of Contemporary Art. The Park is accessible via most major bus routes and has its own Underground Station.
This fantastic new hotel is located on the South Bank, near London Eye. Waterloo and Westminster stations are within 5 minutes walk, making easier to travel and ideal choice for city break or business trip.
Buckingham Palace, Westminster Cathedral, and Big Ben are among the many popular attractions within 0.8 km (0.5 mi) of this central London hotel. Victoria Station is a 7-minute walk. St. James' Park and Hyde Park are close by.
Located in City of Westminster, this eco-friendly hotel is steps from London Transport Museum and Covent Garden Market. King's College London and Royal Opera House are also within 10 minutes.
Located in the heart of London, this hotel is within walking distance of Benjamin Franklin House, Trafalgar Square, and Nelson's Column. Also nearby are Big Ben and St. Martin-in-the-Fields.
Located in Belgravia, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Victoria Palace Theatre, Buckingham Palace, and St. James Park. Big Ben and Sloane Square are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in City of Westminster, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Victoria Palace Theatre and Buckingham Palace. Big Ben and St. James Park are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in City of Westminster, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tate Britain, Big Ben, and Houses of Parliament. Parliament Square and Westminster Abbey are also within 15 minutes.
Restored Victorian hotel built in 1887 and situated just off Trafalgar Square in the centre of London; the National Gallery, Covent Garden and theatre district are all within three blocks walk.Charing Cross metro station is just few steps away.