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Hyde Park Pet Cemetery – Discovering London’s Hidden Burial Ground

Rows and rows of small graves, clustered amidst the fallen leaves and undergrowth on the corner of Bayswater Road and Victoria Gate marks one of the most curious spots in London’s Royal Parks – The Hyde Park Pet Cemetery. Blink and you’ll miss it – the cemetery isn’t marked and is rarely open to the …

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A Black Lives Matter Mural is Going Up in West London and You Can Vote For Your Favourite

Kensington and Chelsea Art Week returns to the capital on 1st October and with it, a new large-scale mural We Are One Family inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement.  The twist? You can vote for your favourite of three proposed artworks! The festival is collaborating with Curator Bolanie Tajudeen for the fourth Love Kensington …

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The Churchill Arms: Kensington’s Brilliant Bedecked Floral Pub

Peeking out from layers of foliage, The Churchill Arms is testament to the fact that London really loves to show its bonkers side from time to time.  What used to be a simple pub in Kensington has been transformed into a floral extravaganza that changes throughout the seasons.  You can barely see the pub underneath …

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Time to Discover: The Albert Memorial

Strolling through Kensington Gardens, it’s impossible to miss the imposing structure of the Albert Memorial, gilt glistening against stone and sky.  Like many things in London, it’s easy to stop for a moment to admire the intricate work and then move on without giving it much more thought.  If I’m honest, although I’ve walked past …

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The Kensington Cafe Guide: The Best Coffee Shops in Kensington

Looking for the best cafes and coffee shops in Kensington? Look no further. Here are 8 brilliant coffee shops you shouldn’t miss. Kensington is one of London’s most affluent areas, so it should come as no surprise that it is home to more than its fair share of stellar coffee shops.  Don’t miss this Kensington …

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17 Brilliant Things to do in Kensington

Kensington has a wealth of destinations for you to explore. From Museum Mile to handsome parks and gardens, these are the things to do in Kensington you shouldn’t miss.  Kensington’s reputation comes before it.  First up, there’s the trilogy of London’s most prestigious (and interesting) museums: the Victoria & Albert Museum, The Science Museum and …

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