London 19

London Episode 19 The Royal Parks

The green lungs of the city

A tour of the five Royal Parks in central London, each of which has its own history and particular atmosphere. Hear where Charles II got into trouble for picking flowers for one of his mistresses, why the name of London Zoo’s Winnie the Bear lives on nearly a hundred year after her death and which British Prime Minister was robbed in Green Park. Find out too where you can hire a pedalo, visit an Italian garden and see some pelicans whose ancestry dates back 350 years.

Useful links:
https://www.royalparks.org.uk
https://www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo
https://www.visitlondon.com