Unrivalled luxury in London’s Royal Borough
Popular amongst tourists and Londoners, Kensington is an upscale district in London with stately Victorian buildings, galleries and embassies. Home to three of London’s largest and most famous museums, this area offers plenty to view and explore all-year round. Many of the museums and sights in Kensington offer free entry for visitors.
The district of Kensington has been ‘Royal’ since 1689, when William III relocated to Kensington Palace. In 1819, the palace saw the birth of Queen Victoria, who continued to reside there until her accession to the throne in 1837. The title “Royal Borough” was officially given to Kensington in 1901 as per Queen Victoria’s wishes, after her death. Over the years, Kensington has been home to a number of famous influencers, such as Beatrix Potter, Virginia Woolf and Charles Booth. It is now recognised as a highly affluent district with some of the most expensive real estate in London.