One of London's most desirable areas, we are spoiled by our proximity to some of London's most popular museums, parks and palaces, in nearby Kensington.
The Capital's guests can enjoy a pleasant stroll through Hyde Park to Kensington Gardens. This stunning Royal Park is home to the 150-year old ornamental water garden 'The Italian Gardens' believed to have been created as a gift from Prince Albert to his beloved Queen Victoria, The Diana Memorial Playground and of course, Kensington Palace, where guests will learn the stories and little-known facts of Britain's most well-known monarchs. . The gardens are an excellent place to spend quality family time, a morning jog or escape the hustle and bustle of the city. One stop on the Piccadilly line, or a short walk, takes The Capital's guests to South Kensington and some of London's best known museums. The Natural History Museum is home to a unique collection and leading science research centre housed in Alfred Waterhouse's iconic building, visit in December for one of London's most picturesque ice rinks. Next door The Science Museum has plenty to entertain the whole family, with interactive exhibits, hands-on experiments and an IMAX cinema. This world-class collection forms a fascinating record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe. While The V&A Museum is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing over 4.5 million objects, including the popular Cast Courts, and was awarded Museum of the Year 2016. All the Kensington Museums host special exhibitions, courses and events throughout the year. One of London's most iconic buildings, the Royal Albert Hall is a must do for classical music lovers, tour the building or attend one of its upwards of 350 events a year. For fashion lovers, Kensington High Street is home to a wide selection of high street favourites while Kensington Church Street will suit those looking for a more boutique experience. With a variety of independent boutiques, cafes and restaurants make sure to explore this corner of London during your stay at The Capital.