One of the best things about a visit to London is the fact that every part of the city is connected by an extensive public transport network.
When you stay at the Park Grand Kensington, the nearby Tube station can take you to any attraction or landmark you’d like to visit, so if you’re planning a few romantic weekend breaks London this summer, staying with us gives you access to the best that the city has to offer.
One of the most popular attractions in London is the historic Hampton Court Palace, so we’ve created to guide to show you just how straight forward it is to reach when staying at the Park Grand Kensington.
Take a tour bus
One of the best ways of getting around the city and seeing plenty of famous London landmarks is by taking one of the many tour buses that operate around the city.
With several iconic places covered by multiple routes, you can enjoy all of the sights, including the Tower of London, The London Eye and Hampton Court Palace from the comfort of your seat.
The ability to hop on and off the tour bus at regular stops is something that many visitors enjoy on a visit to London, so choose a tour company that has the route that most interests you.
Complete with knowledgeable tour guides, taking a tour bus is an excellent way of uncovering some of the history and important facts about our attractions, so it’s the perfect experience during a romantic weekend break London if you want to see as much as you possibly can during your stay at the Park Grand Kensington.
Use the Tube
The fastest way of reaching Hampton Court Palace from the Park Grand Kensington, simply hop on the Tube at nearby Earl’s Court station and take the District Line. It leaves every ten minutes.
Ideal for those that just want to head directly to the palace from the hotel, leaving shortly after breakfast means that you can enjoy Hampton Court and its beautifully maintained grounds before heading back to savour one of our delectable Indian afternoon teas and swipe through the photos you’re certain to have taken of the iconic royal residence.
London’s Black Cabs
If you want to spend a little more time away from the crowds on a romantic weekend break London, taking one of the many black cabs that fill the streets around the Park Grand Kensington can get you to Hampton Court quickly if you’d rather just travel on your own.
It also means that you can leave whenever you choose, so why not spend a leisurely afternoon sampling our Indian afternoon tea before asking the hotel concierge to grab you a taxi directly from our front door?
It might not be the cheapest way of getting to your destination, but black cabs really are a part of the London experience, so splash out on a taxi ride when visiting Hampton Court to make your stay even more special.