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Royal Artillery Memorial

Royal Artillery Memorial

This World War I monument is very impressive, even on a cloudy day.

The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery

A gallery for contemporary art opened in 1985. The gallery has moved locatiom multiple times, ending in Chelsea.

The Pantechnicon Rooms

The Pantechnicon Rooms

There's a shortage of good dog-friendly restaurants in London, however Pantechnicon absolutely nails it. It is certainly the best Sunday roast in town.

The V&A

The V&A

With over 4.5 million items in its collection, The Victoria and Albert Museum is a celebrated part of London's cultural heritage.

Peggy Porschen Cakes

Peggy Porschen Cakes

An Instagram-worthy star location, with amazing cakes, teas, and coffees and a great pink exterior

Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

Duke of York Square

Duke of York Square

Watching Wimbledon on a sunny day in Duke of York Square is a great way to pass the day! There is also a market every Saturday selling upmarket, handmade products and food.

Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

I love its design and you get to experience a bit of culture walking from this pretty corner of Green Park to Hyde Park.

Liz Earle

Liz Earle

Premium skincare with a premium price tag, but worth every penny!

Browns

Browns

Set alongside Chelsea's upmarket boutiques, Browns is the perfect place to pick up designer women's clothing.

Wulf and Lamb

Wulf and Lamb

Super Instagrammable and super delicious vegan dishes - worth it!

Caffe Concerto

Caffe Concerto

Café and restaurant with live music.

The Chelsea Ivy Garden

The Chelsea Ivy Garden

Breakfast to dinner, beautiful setting and massive heated garden!

The Grenadier

The Grenadier

A local pub tucked away and open since 1818. It gets incredibly busy with people coming after work and is one of the most haunted pubs in London! They serve a fantastic beef Wellington too!

The Orange

The Orange

Who wouldn't enjoy a whole roast cow?! The Sunday roast at The Orange is certainly generously sized...

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Knightsbridge, Sloane Square, South Kensington, Victoria, Mayfair, Chelsea, Kensington, Pimlico, Paddington and Bayswater

"Owing to its prestigious position close to Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace, Belgravia has been home to a wealth of well known people, including Margaret Thatcher, Roman Abramovich and Mary Shelley, to name a few."

The architecture of Kensington breathes a historic aura that is unique to its streets..

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London's beautiful back garden, Hyde Park offers an idyllic escape from city life.

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Sloane Square is definitely the place to go if you're looking for both upmarket boutiques and high street stores in one area.

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Latino Bambino

Aquilla Health Club,
Dance away the baby weight with the help of your baby! Exercise, Keep fit, have fun and bond with your baby whilst dancing to Latin rhythms. Your baby stays right there with you, snuggled in a baby carrier, whilst you get some healthy exercise that has been devised to be safe and gentle for both you and your little one. Website

Sing and Sign

Curzon
The phenomenon that everyone is talking about! Sing and Sign shows you how to help your baby communicate BEFORE speech. It's easy! Baby signing taught through music song puppets and instruments. Free taster session www.singandsign.co.uk

Parent & Baby Swimming Class in Knightsbridge


This pool is ideal for these types of classes as it is generally kept at a constant temperature of 32°C or above. Please take special note that no push chairs will be permitted into the club. Website

The Ark Playgroup

St. Michael's Church
The Ark Playgroup is a lively morning session for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. The children have lots of space to play with a superb range of toys, in a fun and happy atmosphere. After playtime, everyone gathers together for some children's songs and a Bible story. Coffee and juice and a snack are provided. The Ark gives children the opportunity to learn how to play in a safe environment, and mothers and carers the chance to make new friends. Website

Baden Powell House


Now a hostel for scouts and guides but also houses a small permanent exhibition about the life of Robert Baden-Powell who founded the Scout and Guide movements. Find out more about joining the Scouts on our Uniformed Classes page Website

Kiddikicks

Imperial Cinema
Fun football coaching for children from 18 months to 7 years. Timetable: Nippers - 18months to 2.5 yrs - Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-10.45am Runners - 2.5 yrs to 3.5 years - Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.45am - 11.30am and 3.30pm-4.15pm Racers - 3.5yrs to 5 yrs - Tuesdays and Thursdays 4.15pm-5pm Over 5s - Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm-5pm Prices vary depending on age group.

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Knightsbridge area guide
Sloane Square area guide
South Kensington area guide
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