London Gardens and Parks for Tourist must see

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London is one of those cities in the world where you will find a lot of public parks and gardens. If you are living in London, then you will definitely get to see a lot of London gardens too. Most of the people who come to visit London for the first time, want to visit all the London gardens. It may not be possible for you to visit all the gardens that are located in London but it doesn’t mean that you cannot try. All you have to do is to make a list of gardens that are located in London, shortlist the best gardens and visit them whenever you get some free time.

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In this post, we have divided London gardens into two categories. The first category contains those London gardens that are large in area and the other category contains those gardens that are small in area.

London Gardens and Parks for Tourist must see

Large London Gardens

Most of the famous gardens that are located in London are on a large scale. These gardens have been here since a long period of time and they are spread over a large area. You will have to take an entire day out from to properly visit a garden in London.

Some of the large gardens are described below.

London Garden #1 : Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew

This garden is spread over 121 hectares i.e. 300 acres and there are more than 30,000 different types of plants in this garden. If you are thinking that this garden was designed and established just recently then you are wrong because this garden has been here since last 250 years. It is also considered as a World Heritage.

Royal Botanical Gardens Photo

Royal Botanical Gardens Photo

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Photo Credit: urban75

Royal Botanical Gardens Timings

Monday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
Thursday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
Friday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
Sunday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
Phone: 020 8332 5655

Royal Botanical Gardens   Address

Brentford Gate, Kew, Richmond, London, Surrey TW9 3AB

Royal Botanical Gardens Website

London Garden #2 : Kensington Palace Gardens

If you are looking for a garden that gives out a vintage look then you should visit Kensington Palace Gardens. This garden has been here since a long period of time and it shows all the classic Italian gardening beauty back from 19th century.

Kensington Palace Gardens Photo

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London Garden #3 : Hampton Court Palace Gardens

This garden is spread over 60 acres and it consists of different beautiful small gardens. The same garden was termed as magnificent display of opulence by henry VIII. If you haven’t visited this garden yet, you must visit it in coming week.

Hampton Court Palace Gardens Photo

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Hampton Court Palace Gardens Address

East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU

Phone:0844 482 7777

London Garden #4 : Syon House and Gardens

You might have seen many beautiful London gardens but I can bet that you have never seen something like Syon House and Gardens. This garden is spread over 40 acres of land and it is home to so many different types of plants and flowers.

London Garden #4 : Syon House and Gardens

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Syon House and Gardens Address

Syon Park, London Rd, Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 8JF

Phone:020 8758 1888

Syon House and Gardens Website

Smaller London Gardens

If you don’t have the entire day to visit London gardens then don’t worry at all because there are certain gardens that are small enough to help you in strolling.

London Garden #1 : Chelsea Physic Garden

This garden was founded in 1673 and the main reason behind its establishment was cultivation of medicinal plants. There is a garden of World Medicine and a Pharmaceutical Garden in it.

Chelsea Physic Garden Photo

Chelsea Physic Garden Photo

Photo Credit: london-attractions

Chelsea Physic Garden Timing

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Chelsea Physic Garden Address

66 Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4HS

Phone: 020 7352 5646

Chelsea Physic Garden Website

London Garden #2 : Kyoto Garden in Holland Park

This garden was created as a strolling garden in 1991. You can see that easily once you will visit the garden and see the placement of different plants and flowers.

Kyoto Garden in Holland Park Photo

Kyoto Garden in Holland Park Photo

Photo Credit: paramountplants

Kyoto Garden in Holland Park Address

100 Holland Park Avenue – Holland Park – London W11 4UA

Phone:020 7361 3003

Kyoto Garden in Holland Park Website

London Garden #3 : Charlton House Community Centre

Charlton House is one of the richest houses in Britain and they have so many gardens as well. However, one of the gardens was opened to public in 2006 and it is called Charlton House Peace Garden.

Charlton House Community Centre Photo

London Garden #3 : Charlton House Community Centre

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Charlton House Community Centre Timing

Monday 2:00–7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:30–5:30 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 2:00–7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:30–5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:30–5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Charlton House Community Centre Address

Charlton Rd, London SE7 8RE

Phone : 020 8856 3951

Charlton House Community Centre Website