Kensington Palace & Gardens


Queen Victoria was born in this palace in 1819, and Princess Margaret and other royals also resided here. A Jacobean mansion in Kensington Gardens (next to Hyde Park), Kensington Palace was the London residence of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, and today is home to Prince William, Princess Kate and the young royals, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Visitor attractions include the state apartments and the royal ceremonial dress collection. Lunch and tea are served in the Orangery or the Winter Café, depending on the time of year.

Location:  off Kensington Palace Gardens

Business hours:  Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.