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IMG_8682Kensington Gardens is a huge park located on the west of Hyde park. It was once the private gardens of Kensington Palace. It’s 111 hectares and also includes the Princess Diana Memorial Playground

HOW TO GET HERE: 

Nearest London Underground stations: Use District or Circle lines to High Street Kensington (10 – 15 minutes walking time to the palace, more for those with limited mobility)

Use Central Line to Queensway (10 – 15 minutes walking time, more for those with limited mobility) or Notting Hill Gate (20 – 25 minutes walking time, more for those with limited mobility).

Bus routes:
 70, 94, 148, 390 to Bayswater Road or 9, 10, 49, 52, 70, and 452 to Kensington High Street.

For more information, you can click on this link. For a detailed map of the premises, you can click here

IMG_8681The Royal Albert Hall is also across the park.

IMG_8684IMG_8693It’s a very nice park to just sit and idle by, or go for a run. We saw a couple of Japanese tourists near this squirrel. I’m not sure if they gave him the nut it was holding.

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Princess Diana was really well loved. You can still see here presence everywhere.

IMG_8688The time I went there was a few days after Prince George’s birth so there were a lot of media people across Kensington Palace.

IMG_8696IMG_8697This is the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge or more commonly known as Prince William and Kate Middleton. It was also the official residence of the late Princess Diana.

IMG_8702IMG_8704Part of the palace is going through renovation.

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There’s a cafe on the right side of the palace.

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Ticket prices are 16.50 pounds per Adult. For more information, you can click here. We didn’t really go in the palace, we only went around the Orangery.

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IMG_8713Love the plant arches..

IMG_8722Towards the end of the walkaway, there’s also a restaurant.

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If you walk further, there’s the Princess Diana Memorial Playground.

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