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London's Royal Parks

Celebrate summer with a long distance guided tour of London’s beloved parks and their unique history that has evolved over many centuries. From the spectacular vistas of St James Park, the expanse of 17th century Richmond Park, and the elegance of Regents Park, discover how the parks have been re-fashioned and changed, and how they continue to offer tranquility in the middle of busy London. Learn about Green Park which is framed by exquisite mansions and  vast Hyde Park, the location for the renowned Crystal Palace in 1851 and where horse riding is still seen in Rotten Row. Travel down river to Greenwich Park with its impressive Thameside views, the 17th century royal observatory, and the famous remnants of an oak which once sheltered Elizabeth I.  

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You'll Walk Away with

  • A familiarity with London’s famous parks and neighborhoods
  • Knowledge about English history

Ideal for

  • Those seeking a deeper understanding of European history
  • Anyone with an interest in art, architecture, and urban design
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.

    • Section

    • Semester

      Summer 2024
    • Date

      Jun 4 - Jun 25
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Location

      Midtown Center
    Tuition $349