Landscape view of Buckingham Palace from within St James's Park
St. James's Park

Hidden Stories of St. James's Park Walking Tour

Key information

10 May, 1:15pm - 2:45pm


St. James's Park



Discover London's oldest Royal Park...

Friday 10 May, 1:15pm - 2:45pm

With Buckingham Palace on one side and Downing Street on the other, this walking tour of St. James’s Park will put you at the heart of many momentous events in British history.

  • The first part of the walk focuses on the park’s royal history, revealing how it helped court a king’s mistress, the exotic royal pets it’s been home to and its dark underbelly.
  • After you've taken in the park's incredible heritage, you will end your walk with the resident pelicans’ daily feeding
St. James's Park pelicans

Please note:

  • Designed for adult attendees, over 18 years of age. Please note you are unable to bring dogs onto Duck Island as it is a nature reserve for St. James's Park bird collection.
  • The tour will take place from 1:15pm - 2:45pm.
  • We offer free spaces for those in need. For more information on eligibility and how to book please call 0300 061 2255 or email