Welcome to Kensington
Discover Our Neighbourhood
Popular amongst tourists and even local Londoners, Kensington is an upscale district in London with stately Victorian buildings, galleries and embassies. Home to three of London’s largest and most famous museums, this area offers plenty to view and explore all-year round. As well as enjoying the serenity of the Royal gardens and world-renowned Hyde Park, Kensington hosts an eclectic shopping scene too- filled with gorgeous designer boutiques and brands.
Those with a taste for fine music can visit the famous Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, a concert hall which has held the Prom concerts annually each summer since 1941. There are also plenty of exhibitions held at Olympia London, a venue that regularly hosts a range of international conferences and events.
Contrary to popular belief, many of the museums and sights in Kensington offer free entry for visitors, meaning that this affluent area is available for almost anyone to enjoy.