Kensington gardens are one of the Royal Parks of London. It was part of Kensington Palace, once. It is shared with the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and lies in west central London. It covers an area of 111 hectares. It is near Hyde Park and Green Park, which were the western extent of the Hyde Park. It was separated from the Hyde Park in 1728 at the request of Queen Caroline. Some of the features of the park are Albert Memorial, Serpentine Gallery, and Speke’s monument. There is a 900 years old tree stump in the park known as the Elfin Oak. The Kensington gardens are also used in the game Trinity at the beginning of the game, making the player to roam around in the garden.
Which tube station is near the Kensington Gardens?
The nearest London Tube station to Kensington Gardens is Lancaster Gate. It takes only 1 minute by foot to reach the Gardens as it only 100 meters away from the tube station. Commutation by Tube for Kensington gardens is same as for Hyde Park. It has many tube stations on its boundaries in all the directions. Visitors using Metro can come from five underground tube stations. Hyde Park corner and Knightsbridge are located on the Piccadilly Line in south direction. On the central line Queensway, Lancaster Gate and Marble Arch are situated. Visitors can reach the center of park from these five stations just in 5 minutes.
All these stations are in Travel card Zone1. Hyde Park corner and Knightsbridge lie in between South Kensington and Green Park. Lancaster gate lies in between Marble arch and Queensway
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