Kensington

 

Kensington

The Kensington region is all about boutiques, elegant townhouses, wealth, and the royal palace.

Furthermore, it is a cultural hub with the best museums on one street. For one of the best stays, you can book in at the Seraphine Kensington, a four-star hotel with a bar/lounge, continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

However, there is more to see than the Harrington Gardens Olympia and loads of hotels in the vicinity.

Things to do in The Kensington Region

In the Kensington area, you can find many places to visit and do. Head over to the Victoria and Albert Museum to explore exquisite showcases displayed from North Africa, Europe, to North America.

Once done, you can visit the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, presenting you with breath-taking collections. Completing your tour visit the Science Museum with major exhibits from space.

For some fresh air, you can visit Holland Park within proximity of Seraphine Kensington to enjoy the green spaces and open-air theatre.

Here you will find two Japanese gardens with a koi carp pond, waterfall and bridge. Another historic place in the Kensington neighbourhood is the Kensington Palace that has been the home to the Royal family since the 17th century.

Explore the staterooms with painting and exhibits to the Royal Collection of treasures.

Spend Your Money at Knightsbridge

One of the quickest ways to spend your money close to the Harrington Gardens Olympia is at Knightsbridge. The shopping district offers two luxury stores Harvey Nichols and Harrods.

Here you can buy cosmetics, jewellery, to high-end fashion. At Harrods, you can also ride the first escalator installed dating back to 1898.

Completing your shopping spree visit Notting Hill famous for its carnival and street festivals. Or enjoy a great time at the Portobello Road Market if you can brave the crowds, especially on Saturdays.

For vintage antiques and clothing, you can find everything here and best to visit on Fridays. While in the Kensington region you cannot miss spending time in Kensington High Street. Here you find the Westfield mall and Whole Foods Market.

Enjoy eating Asian foods, tacos, pizza, to sushi all available in one place. For some peace head to the Kensington Roof Gardens with restaurant and nightclub.

So book your holiday here today and stay in some of the best hotels in Kensington.

 

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