Hyde Park Property Guide
Hyde Park is a major park in Central London. It is one of the largest of the four royal parks as it is linked with Green Park, Marble Arch and St James Park. The park is divided up by the Serpentine which is recreational lake in Hyde Park which runs between Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, and the Long Water Lake. The park is also the location fir beautiful statues which include the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain which was opened in 2004 by her Majesty the Queen, and the Iconic Peter Pan statue, paths directing to Buckingham Palace and the Serpentine Gallery and some local café’s and restaurants.
Leisure and sports
Boating on the Serpentine: Rowing and pedal beats are available to hire on the serpentine in Hyde Park. The Solarshuttle which is the UK’s first solar powered boat is available to take a ride on.
Serpentine Lido: the public can take a swim during the hot days in the summer. The Serpentine Swimming Club is one of the oldest swimming clubs in the UK. They swim everyday between 6am-930am and also during the famous Christmas day race.
Hyde Park Tennis and Sport Centre: The Hyde Park Tennis and Sports Centre has hire facilities available for tennis, football, bowls and golf. There are also areas for spectators.
The Seniors Playground: they Hyde Park Seniors Playground is an outdoor gym designed to help improved seniors core strength, flexibility, and balance.
Horse Riding: There is a specialist horse riding arena as well as two designated routes for riding (north ride & south ride).
Hyde Park is located a short distance from Knightsbridge, home to the famous department stores Harrods and Harvey Nichols, as well as some high end designer retail stores. It is also a short distance to one of London’s busiest shopping hubs, Oxford Street, which has high street and designer stores stretched from Tottenham Court Road, Regents Street, Bond Street and Marble Arch.
Hyde Park is close distance to a primary and secondary schools such as Connaught House School which is an independent primary school, The Sylvia Young Theatre School which is an independent performing arts school for ages 10-16 and the International Community School for pupils aged 3-19. It is also commutable distance to some of the top universities in London which include, University of Arts London, Kings College, Imperial London, and University College London.