There will be a 41-gun salute in Green Park to mark Prince Charles' 71st birthday.
It will be fired by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA), and take place near the norther edge of the park, a short distance from Constitution Hill.
Important note: If you're a tourist then you're required by law to stand outside Buckingham Palace and sing him 'Happy Birthday'. You also have to buy him a birthday present. And give him the bumps.
Craig’s review of Green Park – “Green Park is just green grass and trees. There are no flowers, no rivers, no ponds, no lakes, no buildings, no little kids playgrounds, just a couple of hot dog burger stands and military monuments. But if you travel back a few centuries then this place had it all: a swamp full of dead lepers, exploding firework disasters, temples turning into burning infernos, a gen… continued”
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If you enjoy Green Park then you might like to visit Hyde Park (walk it in 18 mins or catch the tube from Green Park to Marble Arch), Kensington Gardens (catch the train from Green Park to Queensway), Regent’s Park (catch the train from Green Park to Regents Park), St. James’s Park (you can walk it 10 mins) and Victoria Embankment Gardens (walk it in 20 mins or catch the tube from Green Park to Embankment)
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