See and do in Hyde Park


Royal Hyde Park hotel is one of London’s largest expanses of green space and as such you’ll find there is plenty to do and see in this extraordinary space. From special events and regular festivities to beautiful memorials, fountains and statues, there is a lot to love about this stretch of green land right in the heart of West London.


Cast your eye over current events going on in Hyde Park and you might see any number of weird and wonderful things to get involved in. The calendar might feature a discovery day based around brilliant birds, or an invigorating display of winter art. You might find there is an opportunity to get involved with local nature walks that are particularly popular in April as they feature the spring hatchlings.

Also well worth seeking out are the Royal Gun Salutes, which mark royal occasions and are a cause for plenty of ceremony. And if there’s one festival that should be in your calendar, it’s the Barclaycard British Summer Time Hyde Park extravaganza featuring live music, themed cafes and pubs over ten whole days.

Things to seek out

If there’s nothing in Hyde Park’s calendar for your time in the capital – an unlikely event indeed – you could always spend some time exploring its plethora of memorials, fountains and statues. It’s difficult to know where to start with this one. Perhaps you want to remember the smile and warmth of Princess Diana at her own Memorial Fountain? Or maybe you’d rather begin with spending a poignant five minutes at the July 7th Memorial, dedicated to those who lost their lives in the 7/7 bombings in 2005.

Also worth seeking out are the Statue of Achilles, the Holocaust Memorial, the Hudson Memorial Bird Sanctuary, the Norwegian War Memorial, the enchanting Boy and Dolphin Fountain and many more. If you’ve got a family to entertain, why not compile a checklist and tick off what you’ve seen as you stroll round?