Royal Parks and Palaces – Buckingham Palace to Little Venice

Date: Sunday 13th May 2018

Distance: 4 miles

Start Time: 13:00

Duration: 3 hours 15 mins

  • Cultural
  • Green Space
  • Historical
  • Walk and Talk

Meeting Point: Green Park Underground station (just south of the exit of Green Park tube just inside Green Park)

Nearest Station (Start): Green Park

End Point: Westbourne Terrace Road

Nearest Station (End): Warwick Avenue

Cost: Free


Telephone: 020 3151 1151

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A walk through three royal parks, past royal palaces, over hidden rivers and along lakes, ponds and canals. Discover where Britain’s longest reigning monarchs, queens Victoria and Elizabeth, spent their childhoods, where Peter Pan was created and where Paddington Bear arrived from ‘darkest Peru’!

Compare the architecture of an 18th-century private palace, to a Bayswater Villa, and from a ‘battleship’ of modern architecture to the marvels of Victorian engineering. Find out where the address ‘Number one, London’ is, where the ‘Crystal Palace’ stood and where the first ever underground train started its journey.

This is a walk that will show you yet another side to this extraordinary city.


There are toilets on the north of Knightsbridge just west of Hyde Park Corner, in Kensington Gardens just south of the Serpentine Gallery and on Bayswater Road opposite Queensway. There are numerous places to eat in the Paddington area and pubs with food near the finish such as Bridge House, Westbourne Terrace Road, The Prince Alfred in Formosa Street and The Warwick Castle, Warwick Place.

Please consider the weather forecast and the type of walk you are planning to join and wear appropriate footwear and clothing. We recommend that you bring a drink as there may not always be opportunities to purchase refreshments.

Advice Note:

It is a flat and easy route, suitable for both pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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