Pensioners' Playground  

 
 
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Hyde Park Pavilion Tennis and Bowls Centre, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH
 
 
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Pensioners' PlaygroundIt's not just kids who get a playground all to themselves. The over-60s can enjoy their own dedicated space in Hyde Park where London's first ever Pensioners' Playground can be found. The 125 square-metre site offers seniors the chance to flex their muscles and keep-fit at a free outdoor gym. There are six pieces of equipment to try out including a cross-trainer, a sit-up-bench, an exercise bike, a flex wheel to work the arms, a free runner and a body flexer. Located next to the Pavilion Tennis and Bowls Centre in Hyde Park, the nearest entrance is Alexandra Gate, Exhibition Road, so you can do your exercises while looking out at the inspiring view of the Albert Memorial.

 

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Pensioners' Playground  Hyde Park Senior Playground, photo by Anne-Marie Briscombe  

   
Pensioners' Playground - Hyde Park Senior Playground, photo by Anne-Marie Briscombe

Pensioners' Playground Hyde Park Senior Playground, photo by Anne-Marie Briscombe 


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Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
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Lancaster Gate Tube Station
 
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Paddington Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Mayfair Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Green NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Amba Hotel Marble Arch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  31% off
Bryanston Street, W1H | 10 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
One of the few hotels overlooking Oxford Street, the new Amba Hotel Marble Arch is just steps away from Hyde Park and the West End, making ... More
 
 
 
Lancaster London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  27% off
Lancaster Terrace, W2 | 10 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
The Lancaster London nestles up against Hyde Park - the perfect place for your morning stroll. Views are most notable from the top floor executive rooms ... More
 
 
 
The Levin Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £190  21% off
22-24 Basil Street, SW3 | 11 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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63 Bathurst Mews, Paddington, London W2 | 9 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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London Archers
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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The Berkeley Health Club & Spa
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The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 11 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Pensioners' Playground, Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as Pensioners' Playground
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
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Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as Pensioners' Playground
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 19 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Punch Bowl
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41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 14 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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The Red Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
86-90 Park Lane, Marble Arch, Hyde Park, London W1K | 8 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Bourbon Bar at JW Steakhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
86-90 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 9 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Notch
London > Nightlife > Bars
535 Oxford Street, W1C | 10 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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66 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 8 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 11 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Royal Geographical Society
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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Science Museum 16 minutes walk from Pensioners' Playground

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Natural History Museum 17 minutes walk from Pensioners' Playground

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Wigmore Hall 19 minutes walk from Pensioners' Playground

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Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 20 minutes walk from Pensioners' Playground

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting ...More

 
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Canal Cafe Theatre 24 minutes walk from Pensioners' Playground

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