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Walkies in the Paradise Gardens [Sold Out]

  • Event details

  • Saturday 24th Oct 2015

    11:00 am - 04:00 pm

    Hyde Park; Kensington Gardens

Join Jonathan Grun, journalist and City of Westminster Guide Lecturer for a 1 hour guided walk exploring Hyde Park's dark history.

Uncover the rich history of sites like the Tyburn gallows, where thousands of people were executed, and discover who was imprisoned in the cells of the Old Police House.

You will have an exclusive tour of Hyde Park's very own pet cemetery dating back to the 1880s. This area rarely open to the public contains the remains of over 300 animals, many in graves marked by tiny headstones and is a touching reminder of the special relationship that can exist between animals and humans.

Important booking information

  • There are 3 walks each lasting 1 hour, starting at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Please book onto the relevant walk.
  • All attendees must be over 16 years old.
  • This is an all-weather event. Please make sure you bring warm clothing and wet weather gear.
  • The walk will follow paved paths for 1 hour. Please wear comfortable and appropriate walking shoes.

Booking information:

This event is now SOLD OUT.

This event is run by the Royal Parks Foundation, the charity for London's eight magical Royal Parks. All funds raised will help us support the restoration of Brompton Cemetery, one of London's Magnificent Seven Victorian historic cemeteries.

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