All journey times are approximate and subject to variation.
Parks and gardens in London
London is one of the greenest cities in the world. Nearly 50% of Greater London is green space, so wherever you are, you don’t need to travel far to find a leafy break from the bustle of the capital. While London is famous for its grand royal parks, there are plenty of more intimate spaces to explore, too. From botanical gardens to charming gardens hidden from view, discover the best green spaces in London with this two-day itinerary.
The Rose Garden at Hyde Park
Exiting from the southeast side of Hyde Park, take a 10-minute drive to the next destination.
Chelsea Physic Garden
Next, take a 20-minute taxi ride to Kew Gardens.
Then, take a 15-minute drive to Richmond Park.
From Richmond Park, it’s a 50-minute drive back into central London to The Sky Garden.
The Sky Garden
After dinner, take a 30-minute taxi ride back to the hotel.
Buckingham Palace Gardens
Then, take a short walk to the adjacent St James’s Park.
St James’s Park
To reach The Regent’s Park, it’s a 15-minute drive from here.
The Regent’s Park
Walk out of the north side of Regents Park and climb Primrose Hill.
Take a 15-minute drive to reach the next destination, Hampstead Heath Hill Garden and Pergola.
Hampstead Hill Garden and Pergola
To get back to the hotel, it’s a 25-minute drive.