With spring upon us, one of the biggest dates for you diary has to be the prestigious gardening event, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show returning to The Royal Hospital Chelsea from 19th-23rd May 2015. Tickets for the Chelsea Flower Show must be booked in advance and with 157,000 people visiting each year they do sell out fast. Make sure you book early to avoid disappointment.
Best of all, The Beaufort is only a 20 minute walk or a short taxi ride away from The Royal Hospital so you can return to the hotel for your complimentary Cream Tea but hurry as we expect to be fully booked very soon. Continue reading “RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015” »
Now it’s spring, it’s time to think about gardens in Kensington. Of course the obvious place to go is Kensington Gardens – though personally I find it’s a park that looks better in summer and autumn than in early spring – but Kensington and Chelsea are full of smaller and less well known gardens which are worth discovering.
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London is a magical place at Christmas for adults and children alike and if you’re looking to celebrate it in style this year then you could do well to aim your sights for the exclusive area around Knightsbridge, Chelsea and Kensington.
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Guest post for our blog by former Chelsea resident Andrea Kirkby together with an exciting competition below the post!
Chelsea was once the epicentre of the Swinging Sixties. It was the home of punk too, a few mohican-wearing punks remaining standard tourist sights until the mid 1980s; I doubt if they’re still around now. But my Chelsea when I lived there was never about punk. Instead, I wandered round the back streets, looking for history. And much of it doesn’t even cost you a penny. Continue reading “Why I Love Chelsea” »