Top 5 things to do in Hyde Park this Summer
We are very privilidged to feature these 5 things to do in London’s Hyde Park this Summer for the Royal Park Foundation. Enjoy!
Summer is here, which makes it the perfect time to get out and visit London’s beautiful Royal Parks! To make it even more exciting, The Royal Parks Foundation have planned a whole range of new events in our exclusive garden in the heart of Hyde Park that’ll give you the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, relax, rest your mind, and enjoy the sunshine.
1. Water Lilies and Wine – 22 July
Join us for an evening of relaxation at our hidden oasis in the heart of Hyde Park. Try your hand at pond dipping, discovering all the wonderful creatures that live under the water lilies, and then take a guided stroll around Hyde Park before relaxing with a complimentary glass of wine as the sun sets!
A beautiful location and a unique, relaxing way to spend a summer evening – book now.
2. Power Pilates in the Park – Monday 6 July
Join us for an energetic and creative Pilates session under the summer sun. This power packed session with Rali Gineva from Yeotown Health will strengthen and tone your core, leaving you feeling energised and refreshed!
3. London’s Lungs – Friday 17 July
Take a guided walk through Kensington Gardens and meet some of the 170 species of tree; from common natives to unusual exotics that were introduced over the centuries and provide a habitat for thousands of animals. Escape the city for an hour and a half, get some fresh air amongst our green giants and join our experienced team as they share their knowledge of our wonderful trees.
4. Mindfulness Meditation – Monday 20 July
This inspiring mindfulness meditation session will be led by Yeotown founder Mercedes Ngoh Sieff. Using sound, breath and body mindfulness techniques, this outdoor workshop will help you learn how to de-stress and feel happier. Easy yoga-inspired stretches will be incorporated between meditations to help relax the body’s tense hotspots like neck, shoulders and lower back.
This session is guaranteed to leave you feeling at peace, alive and rejuvenated – book your place here!
5. Sunset Safari – Thursday 20 & 27 August (suitable for children aged 7 years +)
If you’re looking for an alternative evening activity then get the family wrapped up and join us around the campfire in our private gardens in the heart of Hyde Park. Once the sun has set head out into the Park on an evening safari led by our resident bat expert. You’ll use bat detectors to listen in to their secret calls and learn how to identify which species are flying above you.
Places are limited so grab yours here.
To book and for more information, please visit www.SupportTheRoyalParks.org/experiences
email: email@example.com or call the Royal Parks Foundation on 020 7036 8056.
Venue: Isis Education Centre, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH.
Nearest tubes: Marble Arch, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park Corner.
The Isis Education Centre at the LookOut in Hyde Park is perfectly placed to host a range of outdoor activities exploring nature in the Park. It is a unique eco-friendly building, set in an acre of enclosed grounds, and the perfect base for outdoor learning. Facilities include state-of-the-art equipment and web cams in nest boxes and underwater. With a wide variety of habitats to study, from log piles to meadows and ponds, there’s no end to discovery.
The Royal Parks Foundation delivers a wide ranging and accessible outdoor education programme at the Isis Education Centre. The schools’ programme for primary and secondary schools is linked to the National Curriculum, and there is a year-round programme of informal activities for individuals and groups to join, from guided walks to hands-on sessions.