A guide to self-catered holidays in Kensington
The Kensington and Chelsea areas of London are now a single borough that attracts a large number of visitors to Kensington holiday rentals within this popular and opulent area of London. Other stylish areas of the city are very cliseby, including Richmond. Visitors have the chance to enjoy a wide variety of attractions and nightlife options, including a trip to the home of Chelsea Football Club, an extensive range of upscale boutiques and some of the most popular pubs, clubs and restaurants in the English capital.
Visit Kensington for some unique retails therapy
Perhaps the biggest reason the Kensington area is popular with those staying in holiday accommodation Kensington is the extensive shopping area based around the amazing options offered by Kensington High Street and the King's Road. Choosing Kensington holiday rentals means a visitors find themselves staying close to the world famous Harrods and the fashionable favourite of Harvey Nichols department stores. 21st century rennovations mean Kensington has added more and more shopping spaces to create one of the largest and most extensive shopping areas in the city of London.
A royally excellent stay
Despite being known as one of the best shopping areas in London, holiday accommodation Kensington offers some of the best access to amazing historic and museum sites to be found in the English capital. Certain areas of the still-in-use Royal Palace can be entered and visited, which gives an insight into the construction and expansion of the Palace throughout the 17th century. The 2012 reopening of Kensington Palace makes this one of the most up-to-date and feature filled museums and palaces in the UK, digital media can be viewed and enjoyed as visitors follow one of four routes around the public state rooms.
For family travel in Kensington holiday homes
The royal links to Kensington have been long established and include a wide variety of historic sites and attractions, but it is also great for family holidays. For those visitors staying in Kensington holiday rentals the chance to explore the area with children is also important and can include the chance to play at the nearby Princess of Wales Memorial Playground. A further option is to explore the enjoyable and always popular Holland Park, which has always been a favourite for local people to play with their children. The Science Museum offers hands on exhibits for children of all ages to enjoy and explore as they visit this ever popular museum located in South Kensington.