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High Street Kensington Tube StationHigh Street Kensington Underground station gives access to the District and Circle lines.

The high street itself is packed with upmarket shops. Once upon a time the street was home to a cluster of massive traditional department stores, sadly though, Barkers, the last of these closed its doors for good in January 2006. You can still marvel at this beautiful example of Art-Deco architecture, however - it's now the Whole Foods Market organic food emporium.

As well as the obvious shopping opportunities, nearby attractions include Kensington Palace and Gardens, Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, Holland Park and Kensington Roof Gardens.

 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  30% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £313  33% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 4 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £271  37% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.9 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4.9 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5.8 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 2.8 miles from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 25 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
 
 
 
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Diana: Her Fashion Story
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th February 2017 to 31st December 2018 - 10am-4pm
High Street Kensington Tube Station, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of the Princess's style from the demure ...More
 
 
 
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Peter Barber: 100 Mile City And Other Stories
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2018 to 27th January 2019 - 10am-6pm
High Street Kensington Tube Station, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
In the first ever exhibition of his work, the acclaimed British architect and urbanist explores the constraints and possibilities presented by London's current housing crisis. The ...More
 
 
 
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Home Futures
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th November 2018 to 24th March 2019
High Street Kensington Tube Station, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
The Design Museum concludes 2018 with an exhibition about the idea of Home Futures. A place where people engage with design in the most important aspects ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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The Print Room at the Coronet
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 12 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington High ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
 
 
 
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Saf Kensington
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
The Barkers Building, Whole Food market 1st Floor, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
63-97 Kensington High Street, The Barkers Building, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, Bone Daddies comes to Kensington with ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 23 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 9 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 12 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from High Street Kensington Tube Station
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 11 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as High Street Kensington Tube Station
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from High Street Kensington Tube Station
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Home Futures
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Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

The Design Museum concludes 2018 with an exhibition about the idea of Home Futures. A place where people engage with ...More

 
Father Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
Father Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
Kids Events | Until 24th December 2018 

Royal Albert Hall 12 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Children and their families are taken on an hour long Christmas experience through enchanted spaces within the Royal Albert Hall, ...More

 
The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Sun: Living With Our Star
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Science Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be ...More

 
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2019 

Science Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

We don't mean to scare you but superbugs kill close to 700,000 people a year globally. In free exhibition Superbugs: ...More

 
Life in the Dark
Life in the Dark
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 6th January 2019 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
Christmas at QUEENS Skate Dine Bowl
Christmas at QUEENS Skate Dine Bowl
Seasonal | Until 22nd December 2018 

QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl 15 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

If you're looking for guaranteed snow this Christmas head to QUEENS Skate Dine Bowl, where custom made snow cannons will ...More

 
Janette Kerr: North
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2018 

Cadogan Contemporary 16 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Videogames
Videogames
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 17 minutes walk from High Street Kensington Tube Station

Embracing the current renaissance in Videogames, the V&A presents a major new show this September. The first show to fully ...More

 

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