"Lady Di's residence!" Kensington Palace & Gardens Tip by Durfun

Kensington Palace & Gardens, London: 125 reviews and 264 photos

  A palace since 1689!
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  • A palace since 1689! - London
      A palace since 1689!
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  • Entrance to the palace rooms.. - London
      Entrance to the palace rooms..
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  • State apartments this way... - London
      State apartments this way...
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  • Round Pond beside the palace (east) - London
      Round Pond beside the palace (east)
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  • Palace complex from the north of the park - London
      Palace complex from the north of the park
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The western part of this massive park is Kensington Gardens, with The Palace located at it's western edge.

Just beyond the Palace, to it's east there's a nice Round Pond with geese, & fun to walk around.

Wander further east, bearing north, & see if you can hunt down sweet little Peter Pan. He is tucked away from prying eyes, with an elevated pedestal just for him :)

Also, there's Princess Diana Memorial fountain not far from Peter Pan: it's a tranquil & peace-inducing 'structure'. Kids love wading in the gently flowing shallow stream.

Several statues abound, all over the gardens. An important one is Albert Memorial, at the south central edge, not far from Knightsbridge station. Albert Hall is just opposite, off Kensington Gore.

Address: Kensington Gore
Directions: For Kensington Palace, best station is High Street Kensington, then South Kensington, Gloucester Road, or Knightsbridge.
Phone: +00 44 (0)844 482 7777
Website: http://www.hrp.org.uk/KensingtonPalace/

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  • Written Feb 20, 2009
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