St. James's Park
St. James's Park is surrounded by many famous London landmarks
When touring London, it is highly unlikely that you wont stumble upon St. James's Park while exploring all of the attractions in the City of Westminster Borough.
St. James's Park stretches between the Horse Guards Parade and Buckingham Palace alongside the Mall, which is the Queens' ceremonial route from Buckingham Palace. It is also not far from Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral and Trafalgar Square. You can take advantage of this fact and enjoy a stroll through St. James's Park while you are visiting some of these other famous sites.
St. James's is the oldest of The Royal Parks, it's origins going all the way back to 1532 when the area was purchased by Henry VIII.
The park features a small lake containing two islands that are home to a large collection of waterfowl including a colony of pelicans that were introduced in 1664 as a gift from a Russian ambassador.
Other park amenities include a bandstand, a children's playground, a couple of Refreshment Points offering hot and cold snacks and drinks, and Inn The Park which features a full licensed restaurant and take-out.
For more information about St. James's Park and it's features and amenities visit the official website: St. James's Park
|Getting There on Transit|
|Tube Line||Tube Station||Walking Time|
|Circle Line||St.James's Park||2 minutes|
|Circle District and Jubilee Line||Westminster||6 minutes|
|Northern and Bakerloo Line||Charing Cross||7 minutes|
|Connections and additional information|
Walking Distance from the Tube Stations. No bus needed.