Where to see the first flowers of spring in London

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With spring right around the corner, the weather in London will soon start to warm up and the first flowers of the year will bloom. Luckily, there are plenty of gorgeous greeneries in the city where you can see them.

The Park Grand London Lancaster Gate is one of our luxury hotels near Queens Gardens and the perfect place to take a spring trip with your partner or the whole family. Here are a few of scenic spots around London where you can escape the busy streets and get closer to nature.

Hyde Park


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The list wouldn’t be complete without first mentioning London’s most famous park. People from all over the world flock to Hyde Park every day to explore the grounds and discover the historic monuments. As you stroll through the park, you’ll come across all kinds of hidden spots and scenic pathways where you can find all kinds of gorgeous flowers. Take a trip alongside the Serpentine River and take a look inside the art gallery to see what other treasures you can find.

Kensington Gardens

Kensington, London

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If you find yourself wandering around Hyde Park, be sure to make the most of your time in the area and head over to its neighbouring greenery. Kensington Gardens is home to the gorgeous Kensington Palace which boasts some of the most beautiful grounds in the city. Take a stroll along the rubble pathways and gaze at the incredible selection of flowers. You’ll find plenty of photo opportunities so be sure to bring your camera when you check into the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate.

Richmond Park

Richmond, London

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If you really want to get away from the grey of the city streets and enjoy the beauty of nature in the spring sunshine, head over to London’s biggest park for an afternoon walk like no other. The park is home to a plethora of local wildlife and is where you’ll find all kinds of beautiful plants and flowers. The park offers a more natural and rustic experience than the well-kept gardens of Central London which means you’ll love exploring the fast forest is you’re a nature lover.

Regent’s Park

Chester Road, London

Regent Park

Although Regent’s Park may not be the most famous of London’s greeneries, it has a lot to offer. The central London park is home to the London Zoo and Madame Tussauds which means there are plenty of fun activities for you to take part in after you finish your afternoon walk through the park. The large open spaces in Regent’s Park make it perfect for a family afternoon out.

St James’s Park

Westminster, London

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Nestled in the heart of Westminster, this royal park is a popular spot for walkers. The park serves as the back garden to Buckingham Palace and features some of the most beautiful gardens in the city. The flower beds are works of art and are always well-maintained throughout the year which means you’ll have plenty to point your camera at as you stroll through the park.