South Kensington Vacations

Visit South Kensington, which is located within London, the capital of United Kingdom. More than 7,600,000 residents call London home. South Kensington can be found 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city center. The nearest major airport, Heathrow Airport, is approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the west.

South Kensington is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring London as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Two of the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Linley Sambourne House and the remarkable Earl's Court Exhibition Centre. Two other worthy points of interest within a short distance of South Kensington are Holland Park and the Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre.

London is celebrated as being home to Big Ben. This must-see attraction is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of town.

Spend time in the center of London. You can’t miss Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square.

To gain a deeper understanding of London, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Visit the museums and collections in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Wallace Collection and the London Science Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to the Apollo Victoria Theatre and the Victoria Palace Theatre, one of the region’s premier performing arts venues. The area is a great destination for lovers of art. Visit Saatchi Gallery and Queen's Gallery.

If you love nature and wildlife, visit the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to relax. There are some great gardens and parks, so why don’t you go out and enjoy Green Park and the St. James Park.

For some retail therapy, explore Selfridges, the Broadway Shopping Centre and Beauchamp Place.

Spend an afternoon watching the Marylebone Cricket Club go head to head with rival teams by booking tickets for a home game at Lord's Cricket Ground. If your visiting South Kensington with a sports fanatic, why not treat them to one of Lord's Cricket Ground’s fascinating back stage tours.

Finding somewhere suitable to unpack your bags within South Kensington is simple. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, the Hilton London Metropole, or the London House Hotel.

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