Discover Kensington and Chelsea

If you are staying in Kensington or Chelsea, you can visit some of these places from our list. These are some of the most popular things to do in London.

Harrods

The king of luxury stores, Harrods is a London institution that has been around for decades. Whether you actually make a purchase or not, it is worth exploring floor after floor of amazing items, or even just a nip into the outstanding food halls. If you’re looking for an interesting place to sit and have a coffee, Harrods has you covered with over a dozen different dining options!

The king of luxury stores, Harrods is a London institution that has been around for decades. Whether you actually make a purchase or not, it is worth exploring floor after floor of amazing items, or even just a nip into the outstanding food halls. If you’re looking for an interesting place to sit and have a coffee, Harrods has you covered with over a dozen different dining options!
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Albert Memorial

Commissioned by Queen Victoria to commemorated her beloved deceased husband, Prince Albert, the Albert Memorial stands majestically inside Kensington Gardens. Surrounded by sculptures depicting Victorian arts and sciences, as well as representations of all four corners of the world, the Albert Memorial is a stunning piece of art.

Commissioned by Queen Victoria to commemorated her beloved deceased husband, Prince Albert, the Albert Memorial stands majestically inside Kensington Gardens. Surrounded by sculptures depicting Victorian arts and sciences, as well as representations of all four corners of the world, the Albert Memorial is a stunning piece of art.
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Kensington Gardens

A beloved literary character the world over, Peter Pan is the creation of the author J. M. Barrie. Peter Pan was brought to life in Kensington Gardens in 1912 and features Pan himself along with fairies and animals, symbolizing his lost boys – and Tink, of course. A whimsical statue and a definite must-visit for Peter Pan fans.

A beloved literary character the world over, Peter Pan is the creation of the author J. M. Barrie. Peter Pan was brought to life in Kensington Gardens in 1912 and features Pan himself along with fairies and animals, symbolizing his lost boys – and Tink, of course. A whimsical statue and a definite must-visit for Peter Pan fans.
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Kensington Palace

Residing in Apartment 1A, William and Catherine Middleton live here at Kensington Palace, along with their son Prince George of Cambridge. Kensington Palace was also the home of William’s mother, Diana, until the time of her death in 1997. Run today by Historic Royal Palaces, visitors can purchase tickets to explore the Palace.

Residing in Apartment 1A, William and Catherine Middleton live here at Kensington Palace, along with their son Prince George of Cambridge. Kensington Palace was also the home of William’s mother, Diana, until the time of her death in 1997. Run today by Historic Royal Palaces, visitors can purchase tickets to explore the Palace.
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Royal College of Music

An established organization, the Royal College of Music provides training in all levels and all aspects of Western classical music. With so many talented people at a single location, it makes sense that the College would set concerts throughout the year. But what might come as a surprise is that many of these concerts are free to attend!

An established organization, the Royal College of Music provides training in all levels and all aspects of Western classical music. With so many talented people at a single location, it makes sense that the College would set concerts throughout the year. But what might come as a surprise is that many of these concerts are free to attend!
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Chelsea Physic Garden

The second-oldest botanical garden in England, the Chelsea Physic Garden was founded in 1673. Now containing rock gardens, alpine plants, and olive trees to fruit – the garden is inch after inch absolutely packed with gorgeous plants, trees, and flowers.

The second-oldest botanical garden in England, the Chelsea Physic Garden was founded in 1673. Now containing rock gardens, alpine plants, and olive trees to fruit – the garden is inch after inch absolutely packed with gorgeous plants, trees, and flowers.
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Saatchi Gallery

Advertising mogul Charles Saatchi’s gallery has hopped around London since it opened in 1985 and has ended up at the Georgian Duke of York’s Headquarters on the King’s Road. Starting out as the preserve of contemporary art aficionados, the Saatchi Gallery now puts on some of the most-visited art exhibitions in the capital. Many of the artists featured in these free exhibitions have a low profile in the UK.

Advertising mogul Charles Saatchi’s gallery has hopped around London since it opened in 1985 and has ended up at the Georgian Duke of York’s Headquarters on the King’s Road. Starting out as the preserve of contemporary art aficionados, the Saatchi Gallery now puts on some of the most-visited art exhibitions in the capital. Many of the artists featured in these free exhibitions have a low profile in the UK.
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Pavilion Road

A stone’s throw from Sloane Square Tube station is Pavilion Road, a charming, cobbled street with a village feel.

A stone’s throw from Sloane Square Tube station is Pavilion Road, a charming, cobbled street with a village feel.
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King's Road

King's Road or Kings Road, is a major street stretching through Chelsea and Fulham, both in west London. It is associated with the 1960s style and with fashion figures such as Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood.

King's Road or Kings Road, is a major street stretching through Chelsea and Fulham, both in west London. It is associated with the 1960s style and with fashion figures such as Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood.
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Kensington High Street

Kensington High Street is the main shopping street in Kensington, London. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centers in Greater London. Kensington High Street is the continuation of Kensington Road and part of the A315.

Kensington High Street is the main shopping street in Kensington, London. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centers in Greater London. Kensington High Street is the continuation of Kensington Road and part of the A315.
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