Mayfair is not only home to top retailers, exclusive hotels and leading arts bodies. It is also where you will find the serene surroundings of Green Park. It is close to Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park.
It has a character of its own.
Although close to St James’s Park, Green Park is quite different and has a character of its own. It is more peaceful with mature trees and grassland. It is surrounded by Constitution Hill, Piccadilly and the Broad Walk. Enjoy a peaceful stroll and let the city traffic be a distant hum as you take in the many treasures of the park. Did you know that in 1746, Upper St James’s was officially renamed The Green Park. When you visit the Green Park you are actually in history.
The place where a rebellion took place.
The Green Park was first recorded as early as 1554. This is the place where a rebellion took place against the marriage of Mary I to Philip II of Spain. It was a famous duelling site until 1667 when Charles II bought an extra 40 acres. It became known as Upper St James’s Park. More recently. The park has become a place to remember people who served in the two world wars. In 1994, the memorial to Canadian soldiers was added and in 2002, the Queen inaugurated a war memorial next to Constitution Hill. Dedicated to five million servicemen from the Indian Sub-Continent, Africa and the Caribbean.
Experience the changing seasons.
The Green Park is the ideal location to experience the changing seasons. It is the perfect starting point to visit the other wonderful Mayfair attractions, retailers and restaurants. Getting to Green Park is easy.
You can arrive at Green Park station by Jubilee, Victoria & Piccadilly Lines or from Hyde Park Corner station on the Piccadilly Line. There are also numerous buses from all directions that serve Green Park. Why not stroll in the park today?