UK Travel Guide


Regents Park

Regent's Park evolved from the 1811 plans of John Nash, Crown Architect and friend of the Prince Regent, who, to raise revenue for the Crown, designed a private residential estate set in parkland. The site is gently undulating, rising steeply in the north to the steep summit of Primrose Hill from which there are fine views of Westminster and the City. Many changes have taken place within the framework of Nash's original scheme. The area now open to the public exceeds 400 acres, predominately open parkland but supporting a wide range of facilities and amenities including fine gardens, a lake with islands, heronry and waterfowl collection, sports and catering facilities, children's playgrounds and an Open Air Theatre. It also contains the London Zoo.

Located at: Marylebone, London, NW1

Telephone: 020 7486 7905

Opens: 5 a.m. until dusk all year round.

Cost: free

Closest Subway Station: Regents Park Station (Click to see more atrraction at this station)