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Public notices: 

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.

In Hyde Park this is located by The Bandstand. 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.


Opening hours
To maintain staffing levels during the crisis Hyde Park will now close at 10pm. All other parks have reverted to their regular opening times as of 1st June.

Vehicle access
All roads through Hyde Park will be closed to traffic at weekends until the current government lockdown restrictions are lifted.


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


Set right in the heart of London, Hyde Park offers both world-class events and concerts together with plenty of quiet places to relax and unwind.

Dip your toes in the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, brave an open water swim in the Serpentine, or just admire the views across the lake from a waterside café

Have a go at boating, tennis, horse riding, or join the many joggers, walkers and cyclists enjoying the open air.

Did you know?

Hyde Park has a long history as a site of protest, and still hosts rallies and marches today. Visit Speakers’ Corner on a Sunday morning to hear people from all walks of life share their views.

Hyde Park is one of London’s eight Royal Parks and covers an area of 350 acres.

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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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