The blue bridge in winter
St. James's Park

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  • Frosty scene of Longford River in winter

    Top things to do in the Royal Parks this Festive Season

    Delve into the magic of winter with serene strolls under frosted trees and seasonal activities that give you that warm fuzzy feeling.

  • A view looking down the Grand Ascent over Greenwich Park toward Canary Wharf, it is a sunny day and the sky is blue as the volunteers start digging the trench in the foreground.
    Greenwich Park

    A dig with a grand view

    Over the past few months, the archaeology team have been working on the Grand Ascent, the slope below the General Wolfe statue.

  •  Rowan tree in the cemetery

    The trees of the Royal Parks

    As the biggest plants on the planet, the trees in the Royal Parks give us oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give life to London’s wildlife.

  • Flowers in Kensington Gardens
    Kensington Gardens

    The Story of Alice Elizabeth Jarman

    The story of one woman’s tragic murder – a glimpse into women’s lives, wartime London and the history of Kensington Gardens.

  • Felt snowman being hung on a Christmas tree
    Hyde Park

    The Royal Parks Shop festive gift guide

    Top picks for festive gifting from the Royal Parks Shop

  • Glass bottles filled with various herbs and flowers
    Hyde Park

    Plants for a purpose - winter 2023

    Every season, new planting at Victoria Gate in Hyde Park will reveal a different purpose for plants – from food and fuel to medicine and materials.

  • Hyde Park Pet Cemetery
    Hyde Park

    Hyde Park Pet Cemetery

    One of the first public pet cemeteries in the UK, over 1,000 dogs and cats have been laid to rest here.

  • Joe Louis photographed in 1936
    Bushy Park

    Joe Louis at Bushy Park

    Joe Louis is remembered as one of the first black sportsmen to transcend the colour barrier, and in WW2 he made a special appearance at Bushy Park.

  • Earthworm among autumn fallen leaves

    Soil is Alive

    The Royal Parks is unearthing the value of our soils, through an action plan of research, conservation and landscape management within the Parks.

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Trees in The Regent's Park and Primrose Hill

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