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Best London park

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Queenie72 Thu 16-May-13 15:52:21

Wanted to take some friends and our kids oldest age 3.6 to a park for walk/picnic which of the London parks is the nicest do you reckon?

QuertyQueen Thu 16-May-13 15:56:05

Kensington Gardens. Princess Diana Memorial Playground. It's fab. Life size pirate ship to play on and loads of other activities. Gets quite busy at the weekends though.

NumTumDeDum Thu 16-May-13 15:57:10

If you go to Hyde Park you stand a chance of seeing the Household Cavalry practicing on horseback. There is the Serpentine lake with boats. Over the road is Kensington Palace Gardens which has a beautiful Peter Pan inspired playground with pirate ship, tee pees etc and there is a nice statue of Peter Pan also. There is of course the Palace (though that is not terribly interesting for children) and another pond and a bandstand. You might also see some wild parakeets which have bred from escaped pets.

PipkinsPal Thu 16-May-13 15:58:52

I loved St James' Park. Do the sparrows still eat from your hands?

EuroShaggleton Thu 16-May-13 15:59:26

I like Greenwich - amazing views, deer, squirrels, a little boating lake, and you can take the boat there.

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