Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London. Explore the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to young royals for over 300 years. Walk in the footsteps of royalty in Victoria’s re-imagined childhood rooms and the magnificent King’s State Apartments and Queen’s State Apartments.
Location: 13mins walk from the hotel.
Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX
Set right in the heart of London, Hyde Park offers both world-class events and concerts together with plenty of quiet places to relax and unwind. Dip your toes in the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, brave an open water swim in the Serpentine, or just admire the views across the lake from a waterside café. Have a go at tennis, horse riding, or join the many joggers, walkers and cyclists enjoying the open air.
Location: 15-20mins walk from the hotel
Hyde Park London, W2 2UH
Portobello Road Market
Portobello Road has one of the most famous street markets in the world and is home to one of the UK’s most diverse communities. It has a rich history dating back to the 19th century with millions of visitors visiting the market each year. The market stalls stretch for a mile all the way down Portobello Road and round the corner into Golborne Road. Whether you are just out for a stroll, people watch, looking for a bargain or out to grab a bite to eat, Portobello Road is a great place to spend your time exploring.
Location: 20mins walk from the hotel.
Portobello Rd, London W10 5TY
The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk
The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is a seven-mile-long walk, charted by 90 plaques set in the ground, that takes you within sight of famous buildings and locations associated with the Princess during her life. We recommend starting your tour at the Diana Princess of Wales memorial playground in the northwest corner of Hyde Park.
The Royal Albert Hall
The world’s leading figures in music, dance, sport and politics have appeared on the royal Albert Hall since it opened in 1871, and now over 1.7 million people enjoy live experiences there every year. The iconic venue is open to the public during the day through tours of the building, live music in Verdi, and free exhibitions.
Location: 25mins walk from the hotel across Hyde Park
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP