Hyde Park is one of the royal and the largest parks of Central London in England and renowned for its Speaker’s Corner. Stretching over 350 acres along with Kensington Garden, which stretches over 275 acres, the overall area covered by these two prominent parks of London is 625 acres. The park is separated by the Serpentine Lake. This is a traditionally known place for Mass Demonstrations and also was the place where ‘The Great Exhibition’ took place, in the year 1851.
Importance of Hyde Park then and now
Since the year 1872, public meetings were allowed by the then Prime Minister. George Lansbury set up the Lido in the year 1930 which is now used for swimming and sunbathing. Over a period of time, Hyde Park was known to be a place for National Celebrations. In the year 1977, the Silver Jubilee exhibition was organized to honor Queen Elizabeth II reign of 25 years on the British throne.
Top 5 things to do in Hyde Park
Duke of Wellington, who was the conqueror of the battle of Waterloo resided here along with Mark Twain and Bram Stoker which are very famous names in the history of literature. There are a number of historic attractions and sites, along with classy art galleries and antique shops. Let us find out top 5 things you can do in Hyde Park.
Soak up in Serpentine Lake
Swimming and boating at the Lido
Visit Speaker’s Corner
Witness concerts and festival celebrations
Sign up for a class on horseback riding
So, reach out to the Hyde Park and enjoy the mass exhibitions, if there are any. You can also spend your time here sitting on grass and unwind from hustle of daily life.