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Queen Mary’s Rose Gardens – Regents Park

Queen Mary's Garden peach roses Regents Park Fountain Queen Mary's Garden yellow rose bed Queen Mary's Garden Peach rose The kids at Regents Park Fountains Queen Mary's Garden Pink Rose Sophie photographing the roses Kids at Queen Mary's Gardens lakeThroughout the month of June one of our best-loved open spaces in London, Regent’s Park, plays host to a breathtaking display of scents and colours. With over 12,000 plants, Queen Mary’s Garden in the Inner Circle contains the largest collection of roses within the capital. If you are lucky enough to be in the area at this time of year, be sure to visit. You’ll be in for a real treat!

The gardens feature over 400 different varieties from modern hybrids to the more traditional English roses. Some are bright and bold whilst others subtle and delicate, each with a quintessential English charm. Especially beautiful are the climbers and ramblers covering the ring of pillars that encircle the flower beds.

Wandering around this peaceful corner of London, soaking up the intoxicating sights and scents of this magnificent garden in full bloom,  it’s easy to forget that you are minutes from the frantic pace of London’s West End. Our favourite time to visit is ‘magic hour’ on a warm summers evening, you’d be hard pushed to find a dreamier, more romantic spot in London.

Also within the Inner Circle is the Open Air Theatre which holds four annual productions between May and September. You can find details of any upcoming kids productions on their website.

Queen Mary’s Rose Gardens, Regents Park, Near Chester Terrace, London, NW1


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