As a thriving metropolis, there’s so much to see and do In London that you’ll have to plan your trip carefully to experience some of the best attractions the city has to offer.
That’s why we’ve created this short guide to seven exciting things to do in Knightsbridge and South Kensington. Read on and you’ll have plenty of places to explore when you stay at one of our hotels near Kensington.
The Albert Monument
At one corner of Hyde Park, you’ll find a monument commissioned by Queen Victoria following the death of her beloved husband, Prince Albert. It is a must-visit spot for couples enjoying one of our romantic hotel deals.
It’s hard to miss this imposing structure standing at the eastern tip of Knightsbridge. Millions of visitors have passed through this impressive arch after its construction during the Victorian period to celebrate victory in the Napoleonic Wars. Easy to reach from our hotels near Kensington, it’s a lovely stroll along the streets of Knightsbridge to reach this popular attraction.
Those that love to shop won’t want to miss out on an opportunity to visit one of London’s most iconic department stores during their stay. A byword for luxury, Harrods stocks all of the best high-end brands, so make sure that you book one of our romantic hotel deals to save a little extra for a treat for yourself or your partner.
When visiting South Kensington, you should make sure that you set aside a few hours to visit Hyde Park. Complete with a children’s play area and the beautiful Princess Diana memorial, those staying at our hotels near Kensington will enjoy a stroll through the immaculate gardens.
The Natural History Museum
You don’t need to have an interest in science to enjoy this museum, as it’s packed full of interesting and engaging exhibits suitable for visitors of all interests and ages. Marvel at the life-sized model of a blue whale or check out the T-Rex skeleton in the main hall before visiting some of the other interactive displays on offer.
The Victoria & Albert Museum
If you’re a couple of art lovers making the most of our romantic hotel deals, then stroll arm in arm through some of the fantastic exhibitions on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum. With collections from Beatrix Potter and A.A Milne, creator of the much-loved character Winnie the Pooh, it’s a real treat for visitors who enjoy art and literature.
Royal Albert Hall
Named as a tribute to Prince Albert’s love of music and the performing arts, the Royal Albert Hall hosts an array of shows and musical performances throughout the year, so be sure to take a look at what’s on offer during your stay at our hotels near Kensington.
With something for all musical tastes, this is one musical venue that you won’t want to miss during your visit to London.