St james Park
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St James's Park is the oldest Royal Park in London and is surrounded by three palaces. The most ancient is Westminster, which has now become the Houses of Parliament, St James's Palace and of course, the best known, Buckingham Palace.

With its royal, political and literary associations, St James's Park is at the very heart of London and covers 23 hectares (58 acres). With a lake harbouring ducks, geese and pelicans. St James's is also home to the Mall, the setting for many ceremonial parades and

events of national celebration.

Witness our wildlife officers feeding the Pelicans every day at 2:30pm, you can also do a guided tours of Duck Island. Duck Island is the home to many wild breeds of beautiful ducks and bird life. There are many ducks; gulls; swans; geese; pelicans. Some rarer visitors are the golden eye, carrion crows, grey wagtail and shovelers.

For further information contact:

opening times
Sunday   05.00 - 24.00
Monday   05.00 - 24.00
Tuesday   05.00 - 24.00
Wednesday   05.00 - 24.00
Thursday   05.00 - 24.00
Friday   05.00 - 24.00
Saturday   05.00 - 24.00

The St James's Park Office
Horse Guards Road
St James's Park
London   SW1A 2BJ
+44 (0) 207 930 1793

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