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Regent's Park

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Regent's Park (officially The Regent's Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London. It lies within north-west London, partly in theCity of Westminster and partly in the London Borough of Camden. It contains Regent's University London and the London Zoo. The park is Grade I listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. The park has an outer ring road called the Outer Circle (4.45 km) and an inner ring road called the Inner Circle (1 km), which surrounds the most carefully tended section of the park, Queen Mary's Gardens. Apart from two link roads between these two, the park is reserved for pedestrians. The south, east and most of the west side of the park are lined with elegant white stucco terracesof houses... Read More
Regent's Park (officially The Regent's Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London. It lies within north-west London, partly in theCity of Westminster and partly in the London Borough of Camden. It contains Regent's University London and the London Zoo. The park is Grade I listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. The park has an outer ring road called the Outer Circle (4.45 km) and an inner ring road called the Inner Circle (1 km), which surrounds the most carefully tended section of the park, Queen Mary's Gardens. Apart from two link roads between these two, the park is reserved for pedestrians. The south, east and most of the west side of the park are lined with elegant white stucco terracesof houses designed by John Nash. Running through the northern end of the park is Regent's Canal, which connects the Grand Union Canal to the former London docks. The 166 hectares (410 acres) park is mainly open parkland that enjoys a wide range of facilities and amenities including gardens, a lake with a heronry, waterfowl and a boating area, sports pitches, and children's playgrounds. The northern side of the park is the home of London Zoo and the headquarters of the Zoological Society of London. There are several public gardens with flowers and specimen plants, including Queen Mary's Gardens in the Inner Circle, in which the Open Air Theatre is located; the formal Italian Gardens and adjacent informal English Gardens in the south-east corner of the park; and the gardens ofSt John's Lodge. Winfield House, the official residence of the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, stands in private grounds in the western section of the park. Nearby is the domedLondon Central Mosque, better known as Regent's Paron mosque, a highly visible landmark. Located to the south of the Inner Circle is Regent's University London, home of theEuropean Business School London, Regent's American College London (RACL) andWebster Graduate School among others. On the northern side of Regent's Park is Primrose Hill, which with a height of 256 feet (78 m) gives has a clear view of central London to the south-east, as well as Belsize Park and Hampstead to the north. Primrose Hill is also the name given to the surrounding district. You can have Dinner nearby Regent's Park. The Best one is Orrery.
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