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  Hyde Park, London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in central London and one of the Royal Parks of London.
Parkes was later Inspector of the Park Constables of the Park and died in the Lodge on 14 November 1864.
Hyde Park is also the setting for Anne Perry's Victorian murder mystery, The Hyde Park Headsman in which several murder victims are found beheaded in or near the park under strange circumstances, causing near-hysterical terror in the residents of 1892 London.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hyde_Park,_London   (959 words)

 Victorian London - Entertainment and Recreation - Parks, Commons and Heaths - Hyde Park
Hyde Park, long the favourite resort of the fashionable world, is an extremely beautiful and very delightful spot, embracing in extent an area of 395 acres, in which the combination of hill and dale, wood and water, are so happily blended, as to pro duce, though not an extensive, a rich and varied landscape.
Hyde Park is much frequented as a promenade, particularly on Sundays, between the hours of two and six in the afternoon There are six entrances, five of which are adorned with neat modern lodges, and the sixth, at Hyde Park Corner, with a triumphal arch.
HYDE PARK, which derives its name from the Hyde, an ancient manor of the priory of Westminster, suppressed by Henry VIII., occupies an area of about 300 acres, and lies between Park Lane and Kensington Gardens, and is separated from the Green Park by Piccadilly.
www.victorianlondon.org /entertainment/hydepark.htm   (7266 words)

 Hyde Park (London) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Hyde Park (London), 139-hectare (344-acre) park in London.
Hyde Park (New York), town, Dutchess County, eastern New York, on the Hudson River.
Hyde Park, primarily a residential community, is the location of...
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 Hyde Park, London
Hyde Park, together with Kensington Gardens, which adjoin it on the west, forms the largest open space in London, extending for 2km/1.25mi from east to west and 1km/0.5mi from north to south.
The main entrance to the park, at Hyde Park Corner, is a triple archway by Decimus Burton (1828), with a reproduction of the Parthenon frieze.
Near this is a statue of Achilles (by Westmacott, 1822) cast from captured French cannon, erected in honor of the Duke of Wellington.
www.planetware.com /london/hyde-park-gb-l-hy.htm   (309 words)

 London - Hyde Park
Foreigners coming to London for the first time always exclaim at their beauty, but the Londoners take them as a matter of course, and hardly anyone stops to inquire their history or even the reason for their names.
In Victorian days the smart world strolled on the south walk between Hyde Park Corner and Alexandra Gate, but today that is given over to the curious strata of society, vomited up from a volcanic war, that now fill the stalls in the theatres and the restaurants that used to call themselves exclusive.
Among the phases to be noticed are the picnic parties who come to the park 'prepared to make a day of it, and the children of every class of society, and the nursemaids whose very name reminds one of his Majesty's forces both military and naval, who are also ardent patrons of the park.
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 Hyde Park : - London Landmark
London has more than 80 parks within a seven- to eight-mile radius of the city's center.
Nevertheless, Hyde Park is without question the largest and most famous park in London, with more than 340 acres of parkland, including swimming and boating on the serene Serpentine lake, horseback riding at Rotton Row, strolling through numerous botanical gardens and simply relaxing on the trimmed greens.
In addition to the recreational amenities, Hyde Park features several of London's attractions, including the magnanimous Achilles statue, the War Memorial and the Wellington Arch and Museum.Indeed, Hyde accommodates everyone from nobles to nutcases.
www.travelgrande.com /london-travel-guide/hyde-park-info.htm   (243 words)

 Hyde Park, London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Template:Royal Parks of London Hyde Park is a 630 acre (2.5 kmandsup2) park located in London England and one of the Royal Parks of London.
Sites of interest in the park include Speaker's Corner (located in the north-east corner near Marble Arch) and Rotten Row which is the boundary of the site of the Crystal Palace built by Joseph Paxton for the Great Exhibition of 1851.
The western boundary of park is West Carriage Drive (The Ring) divides the park from Kensington Gardens.
www.freeglossary.com /Hyde_Park,_London   (436 words)

 Hyde Park, London
Hyde Park is one of several royal parks in London connected to each other, forming one large green lung in the center of the city.
Hyde park covers more than 360 acres (142 hectares) and hosts many large events, including celebrations and concerts.
In 1536 King Henry VIII acquired Hyde Park from the monks of Westminster Abbey.
www.aviewoncities.com /london/hydepark.htm   (451 words)

 Hyde Park Inn, London
Hyde Park Inn is a clean and safe hostel, bed linen is provided and there are lockers in all rooms.
Hyde Park Inn can be accessed 24 hours a day and the friendly staff are always on hand to help with any queries you might have.
I stayed at the Hyde Park Inn in April 2005, and I was overall satisfied with the facilities.
www.travelstay.com /pages/HydeParkInn.htm   (607 words)

 BBC - Proms in the Park - Hyde Park
Televised highlights of all five Proms in the Park were shown as part of BBC1 and BBC2's live coverage of the Last Night of the Proms.
Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall programme notes are available with the red button to Freeview viewers.
Hyde Park is in a residential area please leave the event quietly.
www.bbc.co.uk /proms/pitp/hyde.shtml   (717 words)

 Hyde Park, London
Hyde Park became a Royal Park in 1536 when the land, which was excellent for hunting, was acquired by King Henry VIII.
Hyde Park is at the western end of Oxford Street offering an oasis away from the serious business of shopping.
Along the northern edge of Hyde Park are two major accommodation areas, Bayswater and the Lnacster Gate area of Paddington.
www.londontoolkit.com /whattodo/hydepark.htm   (455 words)

 Hyde Park in London, tourist information from TourUK
In 1536, at the Dissolution of the Monasteries, this land was seized by Henry VIII and became part of the King's hunting grounds.
Although it was plagued by highwaymen and duelling nobles, Hyde Park soon became one London's most prized public spaces and a fashionable place to see and be seen.
Today, despite being surrounded by some of the world's busiest streets, Hyde Park is a peaceful haven for the capital's office workers and tourists.
www.touruk.co.uk /london_parks_gardens/hyde_park1.htm   (419 words)

 London Bed and Breakfast Hotel central location near Hyde Park and Paddington Station
The Barry House is a London BandB hotel offering family friendly accommodation in central London, close to Hyde Park, Marble Arch and many of London's famous sights.
Barry House was built in 1839 as a Victorian Town House on the Hyde Park estate, a stones throw away from the famous park.
Hyde Park the largest of London's Royal Parks is the ideal place to go for an early morning stroll or to feed the ducks.
www.barryhouse.co.uk   (631 words)

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Hyde Park Hostel London offers you complimentary membership of the ITA Club, Bar and Café - a great way to make friends whilst on your UK study trip.
London Hyde Park Hostel provides large dormitory style rooms (from four-bedded up to ten-bedded) as well as twins, with shared showers and toilets on every floor.
London Hyde Park Hostel is also within walking distance of Imperial College London (South Kensington campus), which is just the other side of Kensington Gardens.
www.studystay.com /hyde_park_hostel_london.htm   (452 words)

 rental properties hyde park, london
Despite it's central London position, Hyde Park, W2 and Marylebone, it's closest environ, are uniquely residential and surprisingly peaceful once the rush hour ends.
To the west of Hyde Park, Bryanston Square and Montagu Square are much sought after because of their central communal gardens.
London Zoo, also in the Park, is a marvellous place for the kids.
www.brlets.co.uk /hydepark/area.html   (461 words)

 Hyde Park- London, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
Henry 8 acquired the park from the westminster monks abbey in 1536.
Hyde Park: Have a picnic in Hyde Park!
Hyde park is a wonderful place to walk around, have a picnic or simply indulge in some sun whilst taking in the fresh air rustling through the leaves.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Greater_London/London-309228/Things_To_Do-London-Hyde_Park-BR-1.html   (1381 words)

 hotels.com - Hilton London Hyde Park - London, GB
The Hilton London Hyde Park is a traditional townhouse with views over Hyde Park and Kensington, and is situated one mile from Notting Hill and Portobello Road.
Hyde Park is opposite the hotel and is the venue for many of London's outdoor concerts, as well as offering facilities for horse riding, roller blading, boating and swimming.
London Heathrow Airport is 20 miles away with an approximate driving time of 40 minutes.
www.hotels.com /property.jsp?property=324292   (365 words)

 Hyde Park Hostel, London
Hyde Park Hostel is in Bayswater, which has a lively night scene, with bustling pubs, cinemas and lots of restaurants and cafes.
Hyde Park Hostel is situated within easy walking distance of Bayswater Underground Station, which is on the District and Circle lines.
Hyde Park Hostel was definately one of the most fun hostels I stayed at while in Europe.
www.travelstay.com /pages/HydeParkHostel.htm   (597 words)

 London My Hyde Park
Hyde Park is about 20 mins (nice) walk from there or you can take the 74 bus from outside Earls Court Exhibition Centre or take the tube from Earls Court (Picaddilly Line.)
There is an NCP car park underneath Hyde Park (entrance half way up Park Lane) and this may be less pricey at the weekends plus your're right on the doorstep.
Hyde Park no longer maintain the petanque pitch they used to operate.
www.movethat.co.uk /London/My/Hyde_Park   (1382 words)

 Thistle Hyde Park London hotel accommodation at low rates
London hotels and bed and breakfast reservations at cheap, budget and discounted rate.
This superb hotel (formerly known as Whites) overlooking Hyde Park is minutes away from Oxford Street and the West End.
With its recently refurbished 54 rooms, Thistle Hyde Park is an elegant, small and cosy Victorian hotel with all modern amenities.All rooms have marble bathrooms, satellite television, mini bar, safe and airconditioning.
www.findlondonhotel.com /thistle_hyde_park.htm   (423 words)

 Hyde Park London
The standards at that park are outrageous especially when there are large crowds.
One of the most underrated aspects of London - Hyde Park is an oasis of calm in the centre of a bustling city.
There are so many things around it with Mayfair, Knightsbridge, etc., so close, and it's great to walk into the park on a summer evening after the hustle and bustle of shopping in London and enjoy the scenery, people and nature.
www.urbanpath.com /london/parks-gardens/hyde-park.htm   (279 words)

 Hyde Park, London's largest open space   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hyde is a London Royal Park which Henry VIII acquired in 1536 (it had been owned by the monks of Westminster Abbey before that).
A large area of open space in the city centre of 630 acres and a perimeter of 4 miles.
There may be a dozen or more at any one time, each standing on a soap box, and spouting (usually) controversial views, strongly held on any topic you can think of - religion, politics, fox hunting, trade unions, Europe, tourists.
www.capital-calling.com /london-areas/london/hyde-park.htm   (172 words)

 Hilton London Hyde Park hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The hotel is 1 mile from London’s fashionable West End, and Harrods is 15 minutes’ walk away.
Across Hyde Park are some of London’s most famous attractions.
Hyde Park hosts many classical and modern concerts.
www.hilton.co.uk /hydepark   (287 words)

 Astor Hyde Park Hostel - London, England - Hostel Review
Hide Park itself is a huge city park that's a great place to rome around or to have a little picnic.
Just on the other side of the park (about a kilometer or half a mile walk) is an area of town with several of the major museums, including the natural history museum and the science museum (which are free by the way).
London is an expensive city and it's reasonable to scimp on lodging to have more money for other things.
www.hostelz.com /hostel/425-Astor-Hyde-Park-Hostel   (2309 words)

 Glendale Hyde Park London - Special Internet Rates at HotelClub
Situated close to 3 underground train stations, the Glendale Hyde Park London is on the doorstep of high class shopping and will sure be the right place for a perfect holiday.
The Glendale Hyde Park London is an English Victorian style hotel placed close to the heart of London and is ideally accessible to visit many of the cities wonderful attractions.
The Glendale Hyde Park London is pleased to extend a warm and friendly welcome to all its guests with quality service and excellent value for money.
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/Glendale_Hyde_Park_London.htm   (263 words)

 Smart Hyde Park Inn - London, England
At the end of the road is Hyde Park Inn.
Smart Hyde Park Inn ha sido elegido el hostal mejor situado en Londres, asi que venid a quedaros con nosotros y vuestro viaje a Londres empezará con una experiencia que no olvidaries.
En Hyde Park Inn tenemos desde habitaciones individuales hasta dormitorios compartidos de 12 personas.
www.hostelz.com /l/es/hostel/432-Smart-Hyde-Park-Inn   (1612 words)

 Hyde Park, London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Royal Park which Henry VIII acquired in 1536 (it had been owned by the monks of Westminster Abbey before that).
A large area of open space in the centre of London 630 acres and a perimeter of 4 miles.
It has the memorials at Marble Arch at the east side and Kensington palace at the west.
www.great-britain.co.uk /towns/london/hydepark.htm   (92 words)

 London Hyde Park Hilton - Discount Hotel Rooms at Orbitz
With stunning views over Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, this beautiful 129 bedroom townhouse hotel is conveniently situated for central London and has two underground stations nearby, offering easy access to the city and the West End.
A modern stylish hotel, the Ramada Plaza Regents Park is located opposite Lord's Cricket ground and Regents Park in the St John's Wood area of central London.
Limited parking is available at GBP 12.50 for twelve...
www.orbitz.com /hotel-info/FRGB/HL-16753.html   (728 words)

 Corus on Hyde Park Hotel London
Overlooking Hyde Park, the Corus on Hyde Park is a perfect central London location for both the business and the leisure traveler.
The bright and modern Olio bar and restaurant is the ideal place to relax, while overlooking Hyde Park.
The Corus on Hyde Park has a perfect central London location overlooking Hyde Park and is within walking distance of Oxford Street for all your shopping and entertaining needs.
www.londonbyclick.com /hotels/Hotel.cfm?HotelID=273   (161 words)

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