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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 Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music

Prestigious classical music school established by royal charter in 1882.

The Anglesea Arms

The Anglesea Arms

Charles Dickens was a local at this pub when he lived over the road at 11 Selwood Terrace. The Great Train robbery was also planned from the back room in this pub!

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.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

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

Muriel's Kitchen

Muriel's Kitchen

Healthy homemade salads, tempting sweet treats and delicious breakfasts to rival any brunch menu, Muriel's Kitchen is part of a small yet well-established chain.

Rocca

Rocca

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

Nam Long

Nam Long

Cool bar and good Vietnamese food - if you like rum, drop £17 on a Flaming Ferrari!

Noor Jahan

Noor Jahan

The best Indian in South Kensington. Everything is good, especially the chicken bhuna!

Caffe Concerto

Caffe Concerto

Café and restaurant with live music.

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall

A great piece of architecture completed in 1871 and famous for holding the BBC Proms annually each summer since 1941.

Parson's Nose

Parson's Nose

A top-quality butchers that also offers butchery classes. As well as a branch on Old Brompton Road, there are two additional shops in Putney and Fulham.

KX

KX

KX (pronounced Kicks) is a private members health club for elite clients on Draycott Avenue, with a spa, gym and restaurant. Well-known for its famous yet discrete members.

The Roof Gardens

The Roof Gardens

An oasis on a roof top - it's certainly an unusual place to find a garden, complete with ducks and flamingos!

Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens

The perfect spot for a game of rounders in the summer...

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Why not explore the nearby areas of South Kensington, Kensington, Earls Court, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, Sloane Square, Bayswater, West Kensington, Holland Park and Paddington

"Gloucester Road used to be called Hogmore Road, but was renamed when the Duchess of Gloucester moved in at the beginning of the nineteenth century."

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

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The Science Museum is a must-see attraction in London that's been around since the 1800s.

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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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  1. It’s safe and full of great restaurants and is close to the centre and Hyde Park.

  2. South Kensington is simply beautiful, artistic, opulent and royal. Wow, it would be dream for me to live here!

  3. South Kensington is a fab area with the museums at your doorstep, continental style cafes and restaurants on Exhibition Road, which is pedestrianised, Christie's round the corner and so many garden squares you don't need to walk up to the park to feel you are in nature.

  4. We love the museums and malls here!

  5. I love this area because it is a quiet, and a peaceful place to live. There are not a lot of crimes here and people enjoy themselves in their everyday lives. This is why I love my area.

  6. I like South Kensington because of the peaceful opulence and artistic nature emanating mainly, but not exclusively, from Christies of South Kensington. My property in Onslow Gardens is simply superb overlooking a well maintained, large semi-public garden.

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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

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

Royal College of Music Museum


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

Pregnancy Yoga in South Kensington


Yoga is the ideal exercise for pregnant woman. Pregnancy yoga is widely recommended by midwives and doctors to expectant mothers as a way of keeping fit and mobile, and helps to relieve discomforts sometimes associated with pregnancy such as back pain, tightness in breathing, sciatica, SPD, and swelling of the joints. It also gives you space to strengthen, open and relax your entire body, creative a positive and centered mindspace to prepare your for your labour. Website

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

Perform


Drama dance and singing workshops that will boost children's confidence creativity and concentration skills. From September to December the children will be rehearsing the classic tale of Cinderella but with a clever twist. 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)

About SW7

SW7 is the postcode district in South West London incorporating the areas of South Kensington, Knightsbridge (part) and is covered by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea local authority.

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