Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, UK

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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, UK

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea vacation rentals

Rich pickings in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

From regal Victorian mansions to swish penthouse flats, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea vacation rentals are a ticket to one of London's most swanky departments. With Harrods on the corner and Notting Hill in the north, the place is like a petri dish of chichi champagne bars and designer boutiques. The lineup of museums is nothing short of legendary _ it's the stomping ground of the V&A, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum. Kensington Gardens is a Pimms-drinker's delight by summer, while Hyde Park hides the Serpentine Gallery and Speakers' Corner. You're in one of the Big Smoke's most iconic spots.

Shop in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Prep the credit card and personal shoppers because the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of the retail hotspots of London town. Harrods is an obvious first stop, whether you're seeking the latest Jimmy Choos or rare Beluga caviar a la James Bond. Then, it's on to Portobello Road Market, where antiques emporiums filled with candelabras and ringing grandfather clocks line the colorful streets. Harvey Nicks makes an appearance, too, while the hipster haunts of the King's Road are the place to bag the freshest London fashion.

Museums aplenty in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

There are more museums right on the doorstep of those Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea vacation rentals than you can shake a bubbling bottle of Moet at. Get stuck in at the world-famous Natural History Museum, where hulking blue whale skeletons give way to spinning star orbs in the acclaimed Geological Museum. Don't miss the Victoria & Albert collections just down the road, either. The decorative arts and crafts there include painted tilework from Turkey, ancient Indian Hindu reliefs, original codices of Leonardo da Vinci's _ the list goes on.

Visit the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea anytime

Because it's packed to bursting with excellent shopping, swish bars and some of London's most acclaimed museums, you can pretty much rest assured that Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea vacation rentals will be a great pad in the capital no matter the time of year. That said, summer _ between May and September _ will always be better if you're looking to enjoy the greenery of Hyde Park. Winter, meanwhile, with its festive markets and lights along Sloane Square, is high time to feel Christmas cheer.

Parks aplenty in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea offers up some of the capital's most famous parks and green spaces. Hyde Park is the biggest of the lot. It's got goose-packed waterways and the snaking Serpentine Lake, along with plenty of wide lawns for strolling. Something more curious awaits at the Chelsea Physic Garden, which is filled with colorful herbs and scented medicinal plants from more exotic corners of the globe.