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Public notice:

Public toilets
Our parks currently have limited toilet facilities open (typically one block per park) so please take this into consideration when planning your visit. These facilities will initially be open from 12:00 – 19:00.

The Green Park does not have any open toilets at present. Details for other parks can be found here

We will be evaluating these first ‘trial’ blocks, with the intention of opening more in the coming weeks while adhering to the government’s safety guidance. We ask that visitors show respect to others as well as the natural environment, so that the parks remain pleasant places for everyone to enjoy.


Please ensure you check our updates page for the very latest information about park closures and access to facilities.


The Green Park is a peaceful triangle of mature trees and grasslands and offers a quiet retreat from city life, right next to Buckingham Palace.

Visit a range of memorials, fountains and statues and look out for Royal Gun Salutes when ceremonial guns are fired to mark special royal occasions.

Did you know?

Rumour has it, back in the seventeenth century King Charles II's wife demanded all the flowers be removed from The Green Park after she caught him picking flowers there for another woman. The park still has no formal flowerbeds but is riot of yellow in spring, when around one million daffodil bulbs are in bloom.

The Green Park is one of London’s eight Royal Parks and covers an area of just over 40 acres.

Replacement of Green Park wall, railings and hedgerow

The boundary wall, railings and hedgerow along the edge of Green Park on Piccadilly  – from the entrance to Green Park tube up to the RAF Bomber Command memorial – are being replaced as part of the Westminster Ceremonial Streetscape Project. This project is a joint agency security project, led by the Metropolitan Police Service, which is working locally to replace temporary security barriers with permanent protection measures that blend into the historic setting of Westminster.

Work will begin on Monday 28 January, when park visitors will see a hoarding go up, and part of the existing hedgerow along the edge of Piccadilly will be removed. The work is expected to take several months but there will be no path or gate closures within Green Park, and disruption will be kept to a minimum. The existing hedgerow will be replaced with a new holly hedge.

Work will begin at the western end of the boundary (nearest to Wellington Arch) and will be carried out in 100m sections, in order to minimise disruption to park visitors and wildlife. To protect wildlife, all hedge removal will be stopped during bird nesting season.

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We are the charity for London's eight amazing Royal Parks

We care for each of London's Royal Parks for everyone now and in the future to explore, value and enjoy.

Covering over 5,000 acres of historic parkland, the parks provide beautiful green spaces right in the heart of the capital where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city. They're a place for you to relax and unwind, exercise and clear your mind. If it's history and architecture you're after, we have hundreds of buildings, statues and memorials, giving a fascinating insight into London's heritage.

Find out more about who we are and what we do.

A statement on public memorials

The Royal Parks cares for a large number of statues and memorials which mark historical figures and events. All of these are on public display in our parks and open spaces. We believe that we should provide fair and balanced information about the individuals and events that are being commemorated and set out the context in which the memorials were erected.

Given the understandable concern about memorials, particularly those that are considered to celebrate figures who supported and profited from slavery, we will be undertaking a review of the major memorials in our care. This will include looking at the interpretation and information we provide to ensure that we do not provide a sanitised or one-sided view of history.

Our organisation seeks to support equality, diversity and inclusion in all of its work and continues to do all it can to achieve this.

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