This post represents the first of a series of guides on running in London’s Royal Parks.
Hyde Park is the largest park in London measuring 350 acres whilst Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens combined measure 625 acres.
Taking the pathways closest to the perimeter and the route around Hyde Park measures 3mi (4.8km). Combined with Kensington Gardens and the route extends to xxkm.
Hyde Park Opening Times
Hyde Park is open from 5am until midnight all year round.
Watch Out For
Hyde Park can get extremely busy, especially during summer and school holidays. During these periods it’s best to run earlier in the day.
Hyde Park hosts events throughout the year and certain routes through the park may be unavailable.
Cyclists are also permitted to use the park but must stick to designated cycle routes. Ensure you stick to the pedestrian routes when running.
Hyde Park Running Routes
There are many paths in Hyde Park so it’s fairly easy to choose your own running route depending on how far you want to run.
Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens loop