Kensington Area Guide

Kensington is one of the most desirable areas in London, bringing huge interest from buyers all over the world, creating fierce competition for top properties. It has easy access to parks, great schools, and some of the best shopping in the city. The transport links can also easily get you anywhere in the city!

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Things To Do

Kensington is nestled between Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, two beautiful green spaces that are great anytime but especially when the sun is out.
Kensington High Street is lined with diverse shops, tasty restaurants, lovely cafes, and a slew of other amenities like gyms, banks, and pharmacies.
The Design Museum is down the street from High Street Kensington Station along with historical sites you can visit like Kensington Palace.
The Opera Holland Park is a critically acclaimed production held in a stunning open-air auditorium surrounded by woodlands and gardens.

Travel time to...

  • Local stations
  • - High Street Kensington
  • - Notting Hill Gate
  • - London Paddington
  • - Holland Park
Hyde Park
Car: 20 mins*
TFL: 28 mins*
The Natural History Museum
Car: 15 mins*
TFL: 20 mins*
Charing Cross Station
Car: 35 min*
TFL: 30 mins*
Heathrow Airport
Car: 40 mins*
TFL: 60 mins*

*From Kensington High Street Station

Schools in Kensington schools

  • - Fox Primary School
  • - Pembridge Hall School
  • - Kensington Prep School
  • - Hawksdown House School
  • - Holland Park School

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