What to do in the area

Bayswater is a vibrant area with much to offer any visitor to London, from single travellers/professionals right though to extended families with children. Below are some of the most popular attractions nearby. We also provide a 24-hour reception/concierge service to advise you of the full range of services and facilities in this and other areas of London.

Kensington Palace and Gardens

Originally a private house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace – the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana, Princess of Wales between 1981 and 1997.

NOTE: Kensington Palace is undergoing a £12 million renovation project. During this time, from March 2010 until January 2012, you can visit The Enchanted Palace exhibition at the palace. For more information visit http://www.hrp.org.uk/kensingtonpalace

Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground

For children visiting London a visit to the playground commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales is a guaranteed winner. Located in the gardens of Kensington Palace, a mere 13 minutes’ walk from Chilworth Court, the playground offers all the drama and fun to be enjoyed on board a pirate ship and in mermaids’ fountains, Indian wigwams and tree houses. The playground is designed to cater for able bodied as well as disabled children and provides enough seating and comfort for accompanying grown-ups. A café offers a range of treats, including a children’s menu. http://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/kensington_gardens/diana_playground.cfm

Serpentine Gallery

Found in the middle of leafy Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, The Serpentine Gallery provides a platform for contemporary artists, both British and international, with frequent changing exhibitions. http://www.serpentinegallery.org/aboutus.html

Notting Hill

Within easy reach of the apartments is Notting Hill, one of London’s trendiest areas famous for Europe’s biggest annual street party, Notting Hill Carnival, and Portobello Road antiques and flea market. Whatever your interest, it holds much in the way of entertainment, shopping and dining. For more information visit http://www.thehill.co.uk