There's plenty to do in and around the park, which includes seeing many of London's best sights and most attractive neighbourhoods.
Stroll through over 400 acres of fields, tree-lined paths and landscaped formal gardens with fountains and statues. Queen Mary's Gardens is just one of many examples, housing over 10,000 roses in splendid surroundings. Enjoy a picnic or head to one of several playgrounds so the kids can let off some steam.
The park is also home to the capital's zoo. This is a fantastic place for a day out, with lions, many species of monkey, giant insects and plenty more to see. There's also an aviary and aquarium on site, set over huge grounds that you can spend hours exploring.
Right next to Regent's Park is this famous waxwork museum. Get up close to your favourite figures, from pop stars to politicians, and enjoy the interactive experiences. Greet the Royal Family or get a photo with the One Direction boys, among many others.
Visit the home of the world's most famous fictional detective. See the study and other rooms where he ponders cases with his trusty sidekick Watson. Featured in many films, it brings the history of this beloved character to life.
Shop till you drop on Oxford Street, enjoy a culinary world-trip, and admire ancient artefacts.
Oxford Street is the most popular UK shopping destination, with an impressive array of stores for every taste and budget. Regent Street is known for famous shops including the Apple Store and Hamley's, while Bond Street is a designer clothing paradise.
A haven for London's alternative scene, Camden Town is famed for its market with offbeat and unique clothing and accessories. The market offers a range of world food too, which can be enjoyed in the covered area or beside the canal.
Another famed royal park, Hyde Park is home to the iconic Marble Arch monument and also hosts the Winter Wonderland event in December. The Princess Diana Memorial Fountain is also located here.
Home to many treasures from ancient civilisations, The British Museum is especially popular for the Egyptian and Greek exhibits. See the famous Elgin Marbles and marvel at the mummies.