The Regent's Park, generally known as Regent's Park, was established by Henry VIII for use as a hunting ground. Today itextends over 395 acres, 100 acres of whichprovides the largest outdoor sports area in Central London. It also incorporates an Open Air Theatre, the London Zoo,Primrose Hill,and many cafés and restaurants.
Of special note are the Queen Mary's Gardens which display more than 30,000 roses of 400 varieties, as well as the William Andrews Nestfield's Avenue Gardens.
The park and its lakes provide habitats forwild birds anda variety of different species of wildlife as well asthe country's largest free to access waterfowl collection including such species asshelduck, wigeon, gadwall, teal, pintail, shoveler, common pochard, goldeneye, black swans, red-crested pochard, canada and greylag geese, pelicans, moorhen, coot, great-crested grebe and little grebe.
Deck chairs are available for hire from March through to October.
The Royal Parks Foundation is a registered charity that helps improve and maintain the eight Royal Parks. You can adopt flora and fauna, donate and get activly involved. Click the Charity Link for more details.
Access to The Regent's Park is free.