Former hunting grounds of King Henry VIII: Hyde Park, London, UK

London, UK, images; royal parks

Hyde Park ,former hunting grounds of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I, British monarchy, royal family, the Tudors; at 138ha (340 acres) the largest of the central London green spaces

Hyde Park, London, in April
Hyde Park, London, in April

Albert Embankment at the crack of dawn

Hear the water splashing onto the riverbank? River Thames and Tower Bridge in winter

 

“Considerate cycling permitted” – Hyde Park, London, UK

London, UK, images; cycling in London

Sign: “Hyde Park • Alexandra Gate • Pedestrians have priority • Considerate cycling permitted • Cycling allowed only on cycle paths • Park open daily from 5am until midnight • Be considerate • Be safe • Be seen and heard • Be polite • The Royal Parks”

Alexandra Gate, Hyde Park, London, UK
Alexandra Gate, Hyde Park, London, UK

View from the east: Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and River Thames in April

The clocktower of Horniman’s Museum, London

The progress of the East West Cycle Superhighway