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Oxford Square

Oxford Square

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

Cleveland Square Fireworks

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!

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

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

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

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

The Duke of York

The Duke of York

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

Little Venice's Canals

Little Venice's Canals

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

Speakers' Corner

Speakers' Corner

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

Waterside Cafe

Waterside Cafe

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

Jason's Trip

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

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

Puppet Theatre Barge

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

Westbourne Gardens

Westbourne Gardens

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

Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens

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

Clifton Nurseries

Clifton Nurseries

The most beautiful café in London.

Another Country

Another Country

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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Paddington, Bayswater, Kensington, Notting Hill, Knightsbridge, Marylebone, Maida Vale, Westbourne Park, Mayfair and South Kensington

"In July 1829, George Shillibeer started London's first regular bus service. For one shilling and sixpence, you could be transported in horse drawn comfort from Paddington Green to Bank via Angel."

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

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Rebecca Roberts

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

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David Roberts

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

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Child-friendly activities near Lancaster Gate

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

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 Hyde Park Playgroup

St. John's Hyde Park
Come and stay for a play, a sing-song and to share stories over a cup of coffee (or tea if you prefer!) in a warm and friendly atmosphere, that gives carers and parents time to meet and chat. With soft mats, plenty of toys and games for babies and toddlers to enjoy, feel free to come and go as you please, but we always stop around 11am for a sing-song, all accompanied by an accordion. What fun! Website

Aquababies

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

Serpentine Lido


Outdoor pool so weather dependent. Includes child-safe paddling pool and children's playground. A great place to sunbathe and enjoy the sunshine! Website

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