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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The Levin Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
28 Basil Street, SW3 | 11 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Corus Hyde Park Hotel London
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1-7 Lancaster Gate, W2 | 11 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
The glorious expanses of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens form the backdrop for this tastefully decorated, modern, comfortable hotel. Located just down the road from Paddington ... More
The Zetter Townhouse Marylebone
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 305 25% off
28-30 Seymour St, W1H | 12 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
The 6 storey 24 bedroom Georgian townhouse hotel has interiors by Russell Sage Studios, a spectacular suite on the top floor and a destination cocktail bar. ... More
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63 Bathurst Mews, Paddington, London W2 | 9 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Bulgari Hotel London, 171 Knightsbridge, SW7 | 9 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Royal Albert Hall
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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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Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Serpentine Bar & Kitchen
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Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as Pensioners' Playground
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La Cucina Caldesi
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 19 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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The Pantechnicon
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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
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86-90 Park Lane, Marble Arch, Hyde Park, London W1K | 8 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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Harvey Nichols, Fifth Floor Bar
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Bourbon Bar at JW Steakhouse
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86-90 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 9 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Pensioners' Playground
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