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Lancaster Gate

Elegant period properties close to Kensington Gardens

"I love walking around Bayswater and looking at the elegant Georgian architecture."

Rebecca Boon

"The garden squares in Bayswater really add to the area's charm."

David Roberts

"After 2 minutes in Hyde Park, you forget you're in the middle of the world's greatest city!"

Christopher Sellwood

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Where do Lancaster Gate locals go?

Cleveland Square Fireworks

Fireworks night at Cleveland Square Gardens is fantastic for W2 residents! A yearly main event and one not to missed. Fireworks mixed in with dance music!

Oxford Square

A pretty spot in which to relax and eat lunch on a sunny day, just off Edgware Road.

Hyde Park

Stunning views at sunset in London's back garden....

Hyde Park

Early morning runs are not too painful with sights like this!

The Duke of York

A really cosy pub with traditional interiors, this place is a great little spot.

Little Venice's Canals

Picturesque walks and barge spotting along the waterways....

Speakers' Corner

In a corner of Hyde Park you can find a place where there is total freedom of speech!

Waterside Cafe

A charming cafe inside a boat on the Paddington Branch of the Regent's Canal.

Jason's Trip

A tour guide canal boat service from Little Venice to Camden Lock, with commentary on the history of Regent's Canal.

The Bridge House

Classic pub food using fresh ingredients and a cosy atmosphere. The building is shared with the Canal Cafe Theatre, so pop upstairs for some fantastic acting!

Puppet Theatre Barge

The loveliest puppet shows for children on a moored barge in Little Venice.

Westbourne Gardens

Springtime is beautiful in one of London's many garden squares!

Kensington Gardens

The perfect spot for a game of rounders in the summer...

Another Country

A beautiful interiors shop selling furniture, home accessories and lighting.

Royal Albert Hall

A great piece of architecture completed in 1871 and famous for holding the BBC Proms annually each summer since 1941.

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"23 and 24 Leinster Gardens are not what they seem - a false facade blends in with the neighbouring properties and hides the railway tracks behind. This outside section allowed fumes to escape from the tunnels at a time when the trains were steam powered."

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Hyde Park Stables

Hyde Park Stables
Hyde Park Stables offer adults and children group and private horse rides, horse riding lessons and arena lessons, all year round, in Hyde Park London. We ride on horses and ponies chosen for their safe temperament, catering for riders of all abilities. Previous experience is not necessary. There are five miles of bridleways, and two outdoor riding arenas for more formal horse riding lessons, dressage, and jumping for children. Website

St. John's Church Playgroup

St. John's Church Playgroup
For many year's St John's has hosted an Under 5's playgroup. There is lots of space for children to play and playgroups make friends and provides a social contact for parents and carers. As well as toys there are sometimes songs and stories. Having enjoyed it so much, parents have come back for a post-school group once a week. There is also an increasing community of Russian speakers which are coming together once a week to tell Russian stories and sing Russian songs alongside English stories and songs. There are therefore now playgroups three mornings a week! Website

New Mum New You

Mickey Star Nursery
New Mum New you is a free post natal exercise and nutrition programme - Weekly sessions run by a registered Dietitian and Physical Activity specialist. Energy boosting workouts. Helpful tips on nutrition for you and your baby. Website

St. John's Hyde Park

Russian Speaking Playgroup
The Russian Speaking has returned to St John's after the summer holiday. There are crafts and toys for the children to play with and then part way through the group sing songs with a Russian folk singer, some English language and some Russian. There are then snacks which the children sit down to eat together at a table. Website


Marble Arch Marriott
Aquakiddies/Babies swimming lessons, whilst teaching essential baby swimming skills, also strongly emphasise 'having fun' as we believe enjoyment to be vital for baby health. Our courses are 5 weeks long with 1 lesson per week. Our prices are very competitative especially when you consider all the bonuses of baby swimming. Why not jump in and see for yourself. Website

Growing up in Kensington

Kensington Palace
Jump into the shoes of Princess Victoria and find out about her life as a child at Kensington Palace. Families can play, explore and learn together in these free one-hour creative play workshops for 4 to 7-year-olds. Children will learn through hands-on activities and stories. Website

First Touch FC

Hyde Park
First Touch FC run a wide variety of football courses for children of all ages and abilities. Our goal is to provide comprehensive weekly football training that allows junior players to develop their footballing abilities and build confidence in their skills. Website
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