London is a city that has it all, from its world-famous landmarks, and attractions to hidden gems that make it the perfect tourist destination for all kinds of travellers and visitors. Kensington in West London is a vibrant and cosmopolitan neighbourhood with a rich history and tons of amazing things to indulge in. Whether you’re looking to catch a gig in the city or spend leisurely family time in London’s surreal natural beauty, you’re sure to find something to love in Kensington. So, without further ado, book yourself a stay at a luxurious Shaftesbury Hotel in London, located in the very heart of the city.
Explore the Exhibits at National History Museum
The Natural History Museum in Kensington is home to a variety of exhibits, including the iconic skeleton of Hope the Blue Whale. Today, one of the museum’s most popular exhibits is the all-new Titanosaur exhibition, featuring a cast of the largest dinosaur ever.
The Titanosaur is known to have lived in South America about 100 million years ago. It was so big that it could grow up to 130 feet long and weigh up to 70 tons. Yes, that’s right! The cast on display at the Natural History Museum is 85 feet long and 30 feet tall and is sure to give you a sense of how enormous the real-life dinosaur was. In addition to the cast, the Titanosaur exhibition also features interactive displays, perfect for people of all ages, aiming to give you a sneak peek into the dinosaur’s life and ecosystem.
Quite the Jurassic Park experience, isn’t it? Make sure to head to Kensington’s National History Museum, only moments away from the luxurious Park Grand London Kensington, because we bet, you’re going to love it.
Watch a Performance at the Royal Albert Hall
We’ve all heard about London’s Royal Albert Hall and why not? This world-famous music venue in London has hosted the widest range of amazing performances from classical music to rock and pop.
The hall was built in 1871 in memory of Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria. One of the most popular landmarks in Kensington, the Royal Albert Hall, is equally beautiful on the inside with its ornate plasterwork and stained-glass windows. The hall is only minutes from the luxurious, comfortable If you are looking for an authentically entertaining experience, be it late-night jazz or even a grime get-down, then the Royal Albert Hall is the place to be.
Take a Stroll in the Kyoto Garden
Originally a gift from the city of Kyoto to the city of London in 1992, to celebrate the friendship between the two countries, Kyoto Gardens is one of the coolest and most Instagram-worthy spots in Kensington, London.
The garden is designed in the traditional Japanese style, with a central waterfall, koi carp ponds, winding pathways, and traditional Japanese stone lanterns. There are also peacocks that roam around the garden and a variety of other wildlife, including Eurasian jays and grey herons. The Kyoto Garden is indeed a great place to find some peace and quiet, away from the crowds of London and to relax amidst the beauty of nature.
From its colourful streets to its spectacular buildings and manicured gardens, Kensington offers a vast range of some of the truly unmissable experiences. So, start planning your trip as you book an opulent stay at a top-notch hotel in London on special offers.