Knightsbridge is a location teeming with culture, art and history. This beautiful London district boasts museums and galleries aplenty and plays host to many a keen visitor. Knightsbridge is also one of London’s most exclusive areas, and offers lots of options to shop for the latest trends. Here’s our guide to what to do and see in Knightsbridge.
London museums, as well as being architectural spectacles, contain many artefacts that are well worth seeing and exploring. The Victoria and Albert Museum contains an 4.5 million objects of history from around the world, so much so that it’s easy to lose track of time perusing through the many galleries.
Just a few steps away is The Natural History Museum; a Jurassic lovers delight, where you can see an array of specimens spread over a number of collections. If you’re feeling brave, go face to face with the animatronics Tyrannosaurus Rex. It snarls, it roars but don’t worry, it doesn’t bite!
The Science Museum is a guaranteed fun and immersive day out for kids, though adults will love it too! The museum is dedicated to all things “science-y” including long-time fave Puffing Billy, the oldest surviving steam locomotive.
If you fancy hitting the streets of Knightsbridge for the latest fashion, you will not be disappointed by the choice of luxury brands. Harrods, London’s world renowned department store, offers the highest quality in fashion, food and gifts. If you feel like treating yourself, Harrods is definitely worth a visit. As with the rest of Knightsbridge, the store glitters with luxury, and boasts the biggest designer names. You’ll be spoilt for choice whilst spoiling yourself.
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If you’re looking for somewhere to stay, why not come and stay at the Grand Royale Hyde Park London hotel. This beautifully modern hotel is situated in a great location; you’ll be walking distance from having a stroll through Hyde Park and central to all the great shopping, sights and activities the area has to offer.
Feeling peckish after a long day of shopping? The Grand Royale Hyde Park London hotel contains a lavishly decorated restaurant, offering a delicious range of food and drink to add a little indulgence to your stay.
If you’d like to get away from the bustling streets for a quiet stroll, Hyde Park is the perfect place to go and absorb the picturesque pockets of green landscape that London has to offer. Nature lovers should make sure they visit Kensington Gardens, which is laden with botanical beauty to explore. Don’t forget to visit the statues and galleries in the gardens too – the Serpentine Gallery is a long-time favourite for Londoners and tourists alike.