With royal, political and literary associations, St James’s Park is at the heart of London and covers 23 hectares (58 acres).Also home to the Mall, with many ceremonial parades and events of national celebration.The pelicans are fed every day at 2.30pm, and there are water birds, plus owls, woodpeckers and bats. Children’s playground, deck chairs Apr-Sept, and guided walks. Free weekend concerts are organized at lunchtime and early evening (mid June-end Aug).
Changing the Guard occurs daily in summer and alternate days for rest of year; The Queen's Lifeguard changes daily at Horse Guards
Parade Ground. Visit Inn The Park, a contemporary British restaurant café open from breakfast through to dinner. Toilets available, including some with disability access. There are four refreshment kiosks.St. James's Park is bounded by Buckingham Palace to the west, The Mall and St. James's Palace to the North, Horse Guards to the east, and Birdcage Walk to the south.