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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.

Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

From dinosaurs to volcanoes, a great day out for all the family!

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!

The Goring Hotel

The Goring Hotel

A luxurious spot for upmarket afternoon tea and beautiful rooms for a romantic getaway.

The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery

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

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

Stunning views at sunset in London's back garden....

Ciro's Pizza Pomodoro

Ciro's Pizza Pomodoro

A funky vibe throughout this fun Italian restaurant, with a celebrity hall of fame and an aquarium to add to the ambiance.

The Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music

Prestigious classical music school established by royal charter in 1882.

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.

The Orange

The Orange

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

Smythson

Smythson

Luxurious leather goods with a very high price tag, but perfect for special occasions and treats.

Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols

A designer emporium for fashionistas that boasts not just fashion, but beauty and food as well!

The Kensington Creperie

The Kensington Creperie

Every crêpe imaginable, amazing for people watching... Order the crêpe complete and wonder how you ever made do without one before.

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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."

It's always worth a visit to the Saatchi Gallery - it's free and the exhibitions often showcase some weird and wonderful art.

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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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Joseph Divito

Peter Jones is a much loved establishment on Sloane Square and one that many locals visit almost every week!

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Parent and Toddler Group

St. Peter's Eaton Square
This is a small and intimate playgroup. It's the best one for meeting local mums and learning more about the area. There is also a nice set of toys for infants and toddlers. Website

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

Royal College of Music Museum


The RCM Museum of Music is full of musical treasures dating from the 15th century onwards. Website

Fire Tech Camp

Science Museum
Fire Tech Camp provides computer tech holiday camps in the UK. Our expert trainers teach the skills to build apps games robots code and other cutting-edge technologies. Mother-of-two Jill Hodges founded Fire Tech Camp in 2012 after experiencing the lively tech camp scene for children in the USA and failing to find something similar for her own kids back in the UK. The London camps are based in Imperial College. Time at the computer screen is broken up with creative activities games in Hyde Park and an excursion to the nearby Science Museum. Camps include: * Video Game Design (ages 9-14) * Robotics (ages 9-12) * Intro to Physical Computing and Arduino (ages 14-18) * Java & Greenfoot Coding (ages 12+) * Python Coding (ages 14+) * Stop Motion and 2D Animation (ages 9-12) * 3D Animation with Movie Storm (ages 12+) * Digital Music (ages 9-12 and 12-17)

Culture Kids Music Classes

Curzon
Culture Kids music classes are like no other as each class is based on one of more than 40 different lesson plans. There is a different theme each week and not one of the classes is repeated within the school year. During the class the children listen and play along to music look at flash cards and photographs explore toys and props dance sing dress up read stories and do role play which all adds up to a fun packed 45 minute session.

Pilates

Curzon
Do you want Core strength Flexibility Muscle Tone and Good Posture? Group pilates classes in Chelsea and private pilates classes in the convenience of your home in Knightsbridge Chelsea SW1X SW1W and SW3 areas.

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Sloane Square area guide
South Kensington area guide
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