Discover the rich history, elegant spaces, and hidden stories within the walls of Kensington Palace. From royal childhood rooms to captivating exhibitions, this iconic London landmark invites you on a journey fit for kings and queens.

Kensington Palace - South Front EntranceKensington Palace – South Front Entrance, WikiCommons

Kensington Palace, nestled within the lush Kensington Gardens in London, England, is a historic treasure trove steeped in over 300 years of royal history. The palace has been home to various members of the British royal family. Spend some time exploring the castle and discover its rich history, elegant architecture, and sumptuous interiors.

Queen Victoria's TiaraQueen Victoria’s Tiara, WikiCommons

Queen Victoria, one of Britain’s most iconic monarchs, was born and raised at Kensington Palace. As you step into the rooms where she spent her childhood, you’ll discover the story of a young girl destined to be queen. The Victoria: A Royal Childhood exhibit allows you to walk in her footsteps and gain insights into her formative years.

King's state apartmentsFoyer – King’s State Apartments, WikiCommons

Immerse yourself in regal history. Wander through the lavish rooms of the King’s State Apartments, each grander than the last. These opulent chambers once hosted kings, queens, and courtiers. The intricate tapestries, gilded furniture, and magnificent paintings evoke the splendor of bygone eras.

Mary II bedroom queen's apartmentsQueen Mary II’s Bedroom in the Queen’s Apartments, Kensington Palace – Historic Royal Palaces

Explore the beautiful private rooms where Mary II once dined, relaxed, and entertained in the Queen’s State Apartments. The luxurious furnishings and elegant architecture offer a glimpse into the personal lives of royalty.

Kensington Palace – Orangery, WikiCommons

The Orangery at Kensington Palace offers an indulgent Afternoon Tea experience fit for royalty. Set amidst elegant surroundings, one can savor delectable treats while basking in the palace’s ambiance. The Orangery also offers a variety of adult beverages and non-alcoholic drinks.

Remember, as you explore this historic gem, you’re treading the same halls where kings and queens once walked, where secrets whispered through centuries still linger in the air.

Kensington Palace - interior staircaseKensington Place interior staircase, Kensington Palace – Historic Royal Palaces

If you’d like to explore the Grays Antique Market with us, we are heading there as part of our Antique Adventures Tour of London and Wales from August 29 through September 5, 2024. Learn more about the tour and register here.


A London Antiquing Adventure Awaits You 

Uncovering the Charms of Grays Antique Market 

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