Hyde Park is a stunning 350-acre area in Central London. The largest of four Royal Parks in the city that creates a chain from Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park is a Grade 1 listed area that offers gorgeous natural refuge to weary visitors of the city all year round. By choosing to stay in accommodation near this fantastic Park, you will be in an ideal location to take in some of the best attractions that London has to offer. Read on to discover four must-see attractions near Hyde Park.
Kensington Palace and Gardens
Part of the previously mentioned chain from Buckingham Palace is Kensington Gardens. By staying in the Park Grand Hotel Hyde Park, you can simply stroll through to visit this stunning area. Within these gardens, you will discover some of the most beautiful memorials and sculptures in the city. Wander through Princess Dianna’s Memorial path, take in the phenomenal details on the Albert Memorial or enjoy the beautiful artwork in the Serpentine Gallery. Whether you wish to enter the palace itself or explore the stunning grounds, Kensington Palace is undoubtedly a must-see attraction when staying near Hyde Park.
When staying at one of the brilliant Corporate Hotels in London, we imagine that you have quite a busy schedule. However, if you have a couple of hours to spare, we recommend that you head down to the V&A museum. Filled with over 3 million artefacts, this incredible museum offers insight into 2000 years of human history. Discover our past through fashion, textiles, art and architecture in this stunning venue. If you have time, we recommend stopping in their cafe for a treat during your visit. From tea and cake to lunch and a cheeky afternoon drink, the V&A’s cafes will have something for you.
Wellington Arch and Apsley House
The Park Grand Hotel Hyde Park is close to many brilliant attractions. Just a short walk away is the fascinating Apsley House and Wellington Arch. Home to the first Duke of Wellington, Apsley House is steeped in fascinating history. Here, fantastic celebrations following the battle of 1066 and today this historic household some marvellous artefacts and brilliant artwork for you to enjoy. Don’t forget to visit the Wellington March while you’re in the area. This triumphant structure forms a centre-piece of Hyde Park Corner. Originally an entrance to Buckingham Palace, this Arch was transformed into a victory arch that proclaimed Wellington’s defeat of Napoleon.
Just a 15 minute walk away from Hyde Park; you will find Merchants Square. Located in the heart of Paddington Waterways, this charming square offers entertainment, brilliant cafes and a friendly atmosphere all year round. Discover the curious folding bridge, enjoy the brightly coloured canal boats and learn all about the history of Merchants Square for a fantastic and slightly different London attraction. Conveniently, this is situated very close to many of the corporate hotels London has to offer so that you can head back quickly after a long day.