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A Luxury Hotel Close to London’s Nature & Wildlife
The Arch Hotel London is a luxurious hotel located in Central London which is a quick 8 minute drive, 14 minute tube journey or 17 minute walk from Regents Park & London Zoo. Regents Park is situated in north-west London while it is partly in the City of Westminster and partly in the London Borough of Camden. Regents Park contains Regent’s University London and the London Zoo.
Things to do in Regents Park
The Regents Park in London is known for being the largest grass area in Central London which is known as The Hub. The Hub includes a huge amount of sports pitches as well as a café and it also hosts a massive range of different exercise classes.
Regents Park also has a fantastic range of idyllic and stunning gardens such as Queen Mary’s Gardens, The Avenue Gardens, an allotment garden, a community wildlife garden and more. There are also plenty of fountains and memorials in Regents Park such as the Jubilee Gates, Boy & Frig Statue, Triton Fountain and more.
An intro to London Zoo
London Zoo can be found on the northern edge of The Regent’s Park. It houses a collection of 755 species of animals, making it one of the largest collections in the UK. London Zoo was opened in London on 27 April 1828 and is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. Managed by the Zoological Society of London, the zoo was originally intended for scientific study, but opened to the public in 1847.
There is a massive range of animals to see at London Zoo such as tigers, penguins, gorillas, hippos, snakes, meerkats while London Zoo also has it’s own aquarium. London Zoo also hosts daily events with their animals such as The Weird & Wonderful tour in the Reptile House, Tigers Live, Penguin Beach Live, Rainforest Live, Giraffe High Tea and many more.
Getting to Regents Park and London Zoo
Getting to Regents Park will take 8 minutes via car or 14 minutes via tube. You can also walk to Regents Park from the Arch Hotel in 17 minutes. To walk there, you must head north on Great Cumberland Place towards George Street before turning right on to George Street. You then need to turn left onto Baker St/A41 before turning right onto Outer Cir. Turn left and you will be at Regents Park.