Unmissable London Experiences to Enjoy in South Kensington


London’s South Kensington area is a cultural haven. If you’re looking for a one-stop destination for exploring London’s historic landmarks, art scenes, and royal parks, exploring South Kensington’s allure is a must. Read on to learn more and plan your itinerary!

Explore Kensington Gardens

Explore the tranquil Kensington Gardens with several walking paths, cycling tracks, serene ponds, and the royal Kensington Palace. While you’re here enjoying a peaceful stroll, admire the breathtaking Albert Memorial, one of the most ornate monuments in the city or peer across the Serpentine through the stunning Henry Moore sculpture (The Arch). If you’re into contemporary art, exploring the iconic Serpentine Galleries must be at the top of your things-to-do list in London! With the Park Grand London Kensington Hotel as your luxurious abode in the heart of the city, unwind in stylish, supremely comfortable rooms and enjoy the iconic sights and sounds of London’s exclusive Kensington area within walking distance.

Take a Relaxing Stroll in St. James Park

The oldest royal park in the heart of London, St. James Park offers the perfect setting to enjoy picturesque strolls and take in the classic city views from the lake. There’s always something to see at this park, from bright flower beds to soldiers in scarlet tunics. Look out for the beautiful memorials, fountains, and statues as you make your way around the park! The striking Tiffany Fountain, in the heart of the park and the famous pelicans that call it home make the St. James Park experience a memorable one! Located only a short distance away from your Park Grand Kensington accommodation, head down to The Mall for a world-famous view of Buckingham Palace and if you’re looking to steer away from the crowds, wander along the tranquil lakeside path to admire stunning trees and colourful birds!

Learn About the Evolution of Fashion at the V & A Museum

If you’re an art and design fanatic, then discovering the one-of-a-kind Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington is a must. The museum is a Victorian treasure trove with incredible artworks on display. Explore exclusive collections of paintings, photographs, ceramics, clothing and so much more at this world-renowned museum, free of cost! While the museum’s extraordinary objects are worthy of pictures to post on your social media, so is the museum’s incredible exterior. Make sure to stroll along the enchanting Medieval and Renaissance Gallery, marvellously portraying the history of fashion and marvel at the collection at the Sculpture Gallery.

Discover the Royal Albert Hall

We’re sure that you’ll be able to spot the distinctive Royal Albert Hall while exploring the South Kensington area! One of the UK’s best-known landmarks, the Royal Albert Hall was opened by Queen Victoria in 1871 and has been hosting performances by the world’s leading artists and performers for over 150 years! Look out for the best London hotel deals near this popular attraction and keep a check for the Royal Albert Hall’s unmissable events for an unforgettable experience. You can also take a guided tour to get a glimpse of the royal areas and the spell-binding auditorium where celebrity artists like the Arctic Monkeys, Ed Sheeran, Muhammad Ali, and Beyonce have performed in recent times (you might even hear your favourite artist in soundcheck!)

Tour the Royal Kensington Palace

A spectacular royal residence located in Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace has been home to many royals and is also Queen Victoria’s birthplace! Take some time to take a mesmerising tour of the palace and grab the chance to witness stunning exhibitions about the royal family. While you’re here, make sure to walk in the footsteps of royalty at the beautiful Sunken Garden, with ornamental flower beds and a tranquil pond. Also, add to your experience as you visit Queen Victoria’s redeveloped residence inside the palace, including the Queen’s childhood dollhouse!

Whether you’re looking for hotels with bespoke meeting rooms in Kensington for a business trip or comfort-filled rooms for family or couple stays, plan your visit now and explore Kensington’s charm for yourself!