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Sun, cars congregate in Hyde Park from 6am, start 6.59am-8.45am | First cars cross the finish line from 9.59am, event officially closes at 4.30pm
 
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London to Brighton Veteran Car RunThe London to Brighton Veteran Car Run sees over 500 pre-1905 vehicles line up in Hyde Park as they prepare to make the 60 mile drive from central London to the Brighton seafront in Sussex, through some of Britain's loveliest scenery. It's a great day out for vintage car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond and it's also a bit of a spectacle. The day before the run, on Saturday, more than 100 of these beautiful old cars can be seen on Regent Street as part of The Regent Street Motor Show. You can get up and close to view them and its free of charge. This annual event has taken place every November to commemorate the Emancipation Run of 1896, celebrating the passing into law of the 'Locomotives on the Highway Act'. This raised the speed limit from 4mph to 14mph and meant that cars no longer had to travel with a man walking in front.

 

About Hyde Park

Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, wife of George II, took almost 300 acres from Hyde Park to form Kensington Gardens. The 350 acres that remained has become one of London's best-loved parks. More about Hyde Park

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Underground Stations

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Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Lancaster Gate Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Paddington Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Mayfair Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Green NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Royal Parks Half MarathonRoyal Parks Half MarathonRoyal Parks Half MarathonThe Royal Parks Half Marathon sees 16,000 runners passing through four of central London's best loved parks, an iconic stretch of the Thames and some of the capital's most famous landmarks. What's more, at 13.1 miles, it's a manageable run for those still daunted by the colossal feat of a full marathon. Starting and finishing in a wonderfully autum2018-10-14T00:00:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
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DATES  Sunday 14th October 2018
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The Royal Parks Half Marathon sees 16,000 runners passing through four of central London's best loved parks, an iconic stretch of the Thames and some of the capital's most famous landmarks. What's more, at 13.1 miles, it's a manageable run for those still daunted by the colossal feat of a full marathon. Starting and finishing in a wonderfully autum... More about this event
 
London to Brighton Veteran Car RunLondon to Brighton Veteran Car RunLondon to Brighton Veteran Car RunThe London to Brighton Veteran Car Run sees over 500 pre-1905 vehicles line up in Hyde Park as they prepare to make the 60 mile drive from central London to the Brighton seafront in Sussex, through some of Britain's loveliest scenery. It's a great day out for vintage car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond and it's also a bit of a spectacle2018-11-04T00:00:00+00002018-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
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event > Kids Events
PRICING  Free for spectators
DATES  Sunday 4th November 2018
VENUE  Hyde Park 
The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run sees over 500 pre-1905 vehicles line up in Hyde Park as they prepare to make the 60 mile drive from central London to the Brighton seafront in Sussex, through some of Britain's loveliest scenery. It's a great day out for vintage car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond and it's also a bit of a spectacle... More about this event
 
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Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
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