"Kensington Gardens - The Long Water" London Off The Beaten Path Tip by yooperprof

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by yooperprof

The Long Water is an extension of Hyde Park's Serpentine, an artificial lake created by the damming of the west Bourne River - which actually no longer exists.

The Gardens near the Long Water were originally laid out by Queen Anne, and have become a refuge for waterfowl of all assortments.

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  • Written Aug 23, 2004
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