Kensington is a lot more than just the South Kensington Museums, although they are wonderful, of course. If you’re bringing the family to London these ideas make a lovely day out in Kensington.
Start the day by simply exploring Kensington Gardens. This was originally part of Hyde Park but West Carriage Drive is now the dividing point for these Royal Parks.
Kensington Gardens was sectioned off when William III bought the land in 1689 so he could enjoy the clean air of country living, as this was not part of the city back then. He liked the place so much he commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to build Kensington Palace for him and his wife, Mary II.
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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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Here at The Beaufort we’ve recently launched a set of pinterest boards; we really believe in the power of social media in this digital era and aim to use it as much as possible in communicating with our friends and guests. As some of you might already know, we recently ran a Twitter competition and also offer free WiFi throughout the hotel to all guests. So we like to think of ourselves as a “connected” hotel in every sense. Continue reading “Come and join us on Pinterest!” »
This is a guest post by Laura Porter of About.com London Travel especially for The Beaufort. Thank you Laura!
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