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Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch

In this corner of Green Park, there's a number of memorials that remind us of Britain's rich history.

Liz Earle

Liz Earle

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

The Botanist

The Botanist

Overlooking Sloane Square, this chic restaurant also has a well stocked bar where they serve classic and adventurous cocktails.

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!

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.

The Goring Hotel

The Goring Hotel

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

Caffe Concerto

Caffe Concerto

Café and restaurant with live music.

Rocca

Rocca

Amazing pizzas and fresh homemade pasta. Cheap and very cheerful!

Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

The Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music

Prestigious classical music school established by royal charter in 1882.

Burton Court

Burton Court

Hire a cricket pitch or get help from a tennis coach in the grounds of the grand Royal Hospital Chelsea.

The Good Life Eatery

The Good Life Eatery

For all things healthy but delicious! The 'Choc Norris' smoothie (Almond milk, raw cacao, avocado, banana, almond hazelnut butter) is an excellent choice...

The V&A

The V&A

The V&A on a summer's day in The John Madejski Garden - quintessential South Kensington!

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.

Jeff de Bruges

Jeff de Bruges

Belgian boutique chocolate in the heart of South Kensington. Great for currency with the mother-in-law!

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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."

I love wandering round The Natural History Museum - it's such a fun day out and there's so much to see!

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From the BBC Proms to world renowned stage shows, the Royal Albert Hall is a beautiful and historic venue.

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The Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the V&A are all within a stones throw of each other on Exhibition Road.

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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

Parent & Baby Swimming Lessons In Knightsbridge

Aquilla Health & Fitness Centre
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

First Touch FC

Hyde Park
First Touch FC run a wide variety of football courses for children of all ages and abilities. Our goal is to provide comprehensive weekly football training that allows junior players to develop their footballing abilities and build confidence in their skills. Website

Royal College of Music Museum


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

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

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

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

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Knightsbridge area guide
Sloane Square area guide
South Kensington area guide
Victoria area guide
Mayfair area guide
Chelsea area guide
Kensington area guide
Pimlico area guide
Paddington area guide
Bayswater area guide
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