London’s Finest Open Air Events Held In Its Royal Parks


London is home to thousands of parks- in fact, it is one of the highest ranking cities in the world in terms of green and wild space.

Out of these many gorgeous spaces, there are 8 which are known as Royal Parks. These parks are the elite members of London’s wild spaces, and offer an incredible amount to the local communities and tourists visiting the city.

The Royal Parks offer beauty, peace, manicured gardens, activities, wildlife and much more to anyone who enters them.

If you are lucky enough to have booked a room at the gorgeous Marble Arch Hotel Montcalm London, then you will be situated just across the street from not one, but two of the city’s finest Royal Parks- as well as having a room in one of the city’s finest luxury hotels in Hyde Park.

Make the most of your time in the city and enjoy some of the wonderful open air activities that will be on offer this summer in London’s beautiful parks.

British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park

Hyde Park is one of London’s most iconic and popular parks -as we already know- and every summer it hosts the British Summer Time Festival.

This music festival attracts some of the biggest names in music, with past headliners including The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, and Paul McCartney.

The festival runs over several days and includes a range of other activities, such as comedy shows, film screenings, and food and drink stalls.

Enjoy one of the most famous parks in the world, with a world class soundtrack.

Shakespeare in the Park

Regent’s Park is home to the Open Air Theatre, which hosts a range of productions throughout the summer months in a truly stunning setting.

One of the most popular productions is Shakespeare in the Park, which features outdoor performances of some of the bard’s most famous plays performed by big names.

The theater is surrounded by trees and is the perfect place to enjoy a warm summer evening with a glass of wine, fresh air, and some of the best theatre ever written.

Taste of London in Regent’s Park

Regent’s Park is also home to the Taste of London food festival, which brings together some of the city’s best chefs and restaurants in one place. If you consider yourself a foodie, then this should be an unmissable event.

Visitors can sample a range of delicious dishes, from street food to high-end cuisine, and attend cooking demonstrations and workshops with professionals and celebrity chefs.

There are also wine and cocktail tastings, making it the perfect place to spend a lazy summer afternoon.

Learn some new skills, or see the latest in cooking equipment at this wonderful celebration of London’s culinary world.

Wimbledon Screenings in Hyde Park

For tennis fans, there’s no better place to be during Wimbledon than in Hyde Park- except for maybe Wimbledon itself…

And for those who don’t know, Wimbledon is one of the biggest, longest running and most prestigious tennis tournaments on the planet.

The park hosts outdoor screenings of the tournament on a giant screen, allowing visitors to soak up the atmosphere of one of the world’s most famous sporting events.

There are also food and drink stalls, making it the perfect place to spend a summer day- so grab your strawberries and cream, a jug of Pimms and a sun hat, and get ready to enjoy some great tennis.

The Luna Cinema

The Luna Cinema is a traveling open air cinema that sets up in various locations throughout London during the summer months.

One of its regular venues is the beautiful Kensington Palace Gardens, where visitors can enjoy classic films under the stars.

The Luna Cinema also offers VIP packages, which include a private bar and priority seating so you never have to put up with people walking in front of you and spoiling the view!

Yoga in the Park

For those looking for a more relaxing summer activity, many of the royal parks offer outdoor yoga classes.

These classes are held in beautiful settings, surrounded by peace and nature, allowing visitors to connect with themselves while practicing their downward dog.

Classes are suitable for all levels, making them the perfect way to unwind after a long day, and can be found in a variety of spots all around the city’s best parks.

Race for Life in Hyde Park

If you’re looking for something a bit more active then this is the one for you.

Race for Life is a charity event that raises money for cancer research, and does immeasurable good across the entire country.

The event takes place in Hyde Park every summer and includes a range of activities, including a 5k or 10k run, a walk, or a jog.

The event is open to people of all ages and fitness levels and is a great way to enjoy the park while supporting a good cause.

Make the most of the spa in your hotels in Park Lane and recover in style after raising some serious money.

Birdwatching in St James’s Park

St James’s Park is home to a wide range of bird species, making it a popular spot for birdwatching.

Visitors can spot everything from pelicans and mallards, to swans and herons in the park’s beautiful lake.

The park also hosts guided birdwatching walks, which are led by expert naturalists and provide a fascinating insight into the park’s wildlife.

Hampton Court Palace Garden Show in Richmond Park

Hampton Court Palace Garden Show is one of the largest flower shows in the world and takes place every summer in the stunning grounds of Hampton Court Palace, which borders Richmond Park.

Visitors can explore show gardens, floral displays, and buy plants and gardening products. The event also includes workshops, talks, and demonstrations by some of the country’s top gardeners, making it the perfect day out for any green-fingered enthusiast.

Enjoy London’s Finest Green Spaces

It’s plain to see now why London’s Royal Parks are such a big deal.

Not only do they provide the city’s residents and visitors with a beautiful and wild respite from the busy streets; they also aid the community, provide incredible entertainment, and enrich the city- all without breaking a sweat.

Make the most of London’s open air activities and enjoy London’s Royal Parks.