12 Secrets Of St James's Park - Including the lake that wasn't a lake for six years.

12 Secrets Of St James's Park - Including the lake that wasn't a lake for six years.

St James's Park is one of London's most elegant green spaces and a breathtaking sight!

St James's Park is one of London's most elegant green spaces and a breathtaking sight!

St. James's Park, London. .... ♥♥ .... In the 12th century a leper hospital was built on this site and St James's Park was named after it.

St. James's Park, London. .... ♥♥ .... In the 12th century a leper hospital was built on this site and St James's Park was named after it.

St James's Park - the oldest Royal Park in London. This was the bench favoured by spies, traitors and MI6 in the days of the Cold War.

St James's Park - the oldest Royal Park in London. This was the bench favoured by spies, traitors and MI6 in the days of the Cold War.

Bird Cage Walk, St James's Park, London. The name Birdcage Walk comes from an aviary built there by James I. St Jame's Park is the oldest on London's Royal Parks, it started life as the deer park for St James's Palace. In the 17th century Charles II had it converted into a landscaped garden. George IV had it further landscaped in the 19th century. The lake in the middle of the park is a wildlife sanctury with swans, ducks, geese, and even pelicans

Bird Cage Walk, St James's Park, London. The name Birdcage Walk comes from an aviary built there by James I. St Jame's Park is the oldest on London's Royal Parks, it started life as the deer park for St James's Palace. In the 17th century Charles II had it converted into a landscaped garden. George IV had it further landscaped in the 19th century. The lake in the middle of the park is a wildlife sanctury with swans, ducks, geese, and even pelicans

BUCKINGHAM PALACE - Aerial view of the Palace with The Mall, St James, Park Lake and the city beyond.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE - Aerial view of the Palace with The Mall, St James, Park Lake and the city beyond.

The gates to Green Park ~ one of the Royal Parks of London, located in Westminster by Buckingham Palace, England

The gates to Green Park ~ one of the Royal Parks of London, located in Westminster by Buckingham Palace, England

Want to know some good walking routes for exploration. I like this one especially. "Royal London Walk | 16 Breathtaking Walks To Take In London"

Royal London Walk

Want to know some good walking routes for exploration. I like this one especially. "Royal London Walk | 16 Breathtaking Walks To Take In London"

A woman admires a large floral crown in St James's Park, made to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee

Flying the flag: Britain’s streets and homes decked with Jubilee bunting in spontaneous show of patriotism

A woman admires a large floral crown in St James's Park, made to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee

St. James's Park, London, looking towards Whitehall and the Houses of Parliament.

St. James's Park, London, looking towards Whitehall and the Houses of Parliament.

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