South Kensington
District of London
in Greater London of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.509 and -0.126 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 30' 30" and W -0° 7' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
Local Time: 01:22 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:00 am and 9:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.750 and 173.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Le Bons Bay
References
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into South Kensington

The district South Kensington of London in Greater London (England) is a subburb in United Kingdom and is a district of the nations capital.

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kensington, Wandsworth, Camden Town, Hammersmith and City of Westminster. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 41%
Air Pressure 1018.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

29°C (84 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

29°C (84 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Pelham

Address
2,3 mi
Cromwell Place 15
SW7 2LA London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Exhibitionist

Address
2,4 mi
Queensberry Place 8-10
SW7 2EA London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Cheval Knightsbridge

Address
1,9 mi
Cheval Place 15
SW7 1EW London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Egerton House Hotel

Address
2,0 mi
17-19 Egerton Terrace
SW3 2BX London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Kensington Hotel

Address
2,5 mi
109-113 Queens Gate
SW7 5LR London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Franklin Hotel LVX

Address
2,0 mi
24 EGERTON GARDENS
SW3 2DB London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Adria Boutique

Address
2,5 mi
Queen's Gate 88
SW7 5AB London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Ampersand

Address
2,4 mi
Harrington Road 2
SW7 3ER London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Sydney House Chelsea

Address
2,3 mi
9 - 11 Sydney St
SW3 6PU London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Gainsborough

Address
2,4 mi
7 - 11 Queensberry Pl
SW7 2DL London
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: September 25, 2007
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Mistletoe (Viscus album) | Natural History Museum

Published: December 19, 2013
Length: 20:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Natural History Museum

Museum botanist Fred Rumsey brings us some cheer in our film about lush, green mistletoe. Find out more about the parasitic plant with its very own festive mythology: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/mistletoe.


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Brompton Square and Brompton Oratory (HD)

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Imperial College London

Imperial College London (officially The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, specialising in science, engineering, medicine and business. Formerly a constituent college of the federal University of London, Imperial became fully independent in 2007, the 100th anniversary of its founding.

Located at 51.4983, -0.176882 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Imperial College London, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Buildings and structures in Kensington and Chelsea, Educational institutions established in 1907, Former colleges of the University of London, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Russell Group

Albertopolis

Albertopolis is the area centred on Exhibition Road in London containing a large number of educational and cultural sites. It is in South Kensington, split between the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster, bordered by Cromwell Road to the south and Kensington Road to the north.

Located at 51.4981, -0.176667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Areas of London, Districts of Kensington and Chelsea, Visitor attractions in London, Museum districts, The Great Exhibition

Newcomen Society

The Newcomen Society is a British learned society that promotes and celebrates the history of engineering and technology. It was founded in London in 1920 and takes its name from Thomas Newcomen, one of the inventors associated with the early development of the steam engine and who is widely considered the "father of the Industrial Revolution".

Located at 51.4975, -0.174722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Organizations established in 1920, Learned societies of the United Kingdom, Engineering societies, Science and technology in the United Kingdom, History of science organizations, History of technology, 1920 establishments in the United Kingdom

Holy Trinity Brompton

Holy Trinity Brompton with St Paul's, Onslow Square ("HTB") is an Anglican church in Brompton, London, United Kingdom. The church consists of three church buildings, HTB Brompton Road, HTB Onslow Square and HTB Queen's Gate, as well as being the home for Worship Central, St Paul's Theological Centre and The Alpha course. It is where the Alpha course was first developed and is one of the most influential churches in the Church of England.

Located at 51.4978, -0.17 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1829, 19th-century Church of England church buildings, Anglican congregations established in the 19th century, Religious organizations established in 1829, Evangelicalism in the Church of England, Church of England churches in London, Churches in Kensington and Chelsea, Commissioners' churches

Gilbert Collection

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection is a collection of objets d'art formed by the English-born businessman Sir Arthur Gilbert, who made most of his fortune in the property business in California. After initially becoming interested in silver, he assembled a large collection of decorative art, which he gifted to the British nation in 1996. It now has a permanent home in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Located at 51.4967, -0.171944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Victoria and Albert Museum, Former private collections, Decorative arts museums in England, Hardstone carving, Defunct museums in London, 2008 disestablishments

Imperial College School of Medicine

Imperial College School of Medicine (ICSM) is the medical school of Imperial College London in England, and one of the United Hospitals. The School was formed in 1997 through the merger of several historic medical schools, and has core campuses at South Kensington, St Mary's Hospital, London, Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The School is ranked second in the UK and third in the world in the 2012 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Located at 51.4987, -0.1757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Imperial College London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Schools of medicine in London, United Hospitals Medical Schools

Imperial College Business School

Imperial College Business School is a business school located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent faculty of Imperial College London. It is based at Imperial's main South Kensington campus in West London. Imperial College Business School is accredited by EQUIS and has programmes and courses accredited by AACSB and AMBA. It is one of the leading business schools in Europe.

Located at 51.4992, -0.1748 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Business schools in England, Imperial College London, Norman Foster buildings

Brompton Oratory

The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, popularly known as Brompton Oratory, is a Roman Catholic church in South Kensington, London. It is situated on Brompton Road, next to the Victoria and Albert Museum, at the junction with Cromwell Gardens.

Located at 51.4972, -0.169722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Religious buildings completed in 1884, 19th-century Roman Catholic church buildings in the UK, Grade II* listed churches in London, Churches in Kensington and Chelsea, Roman Catholic churches in London, Domes

London Oratory

This article is about the community of Oratorian Fathers in London. They are based at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, popularly known as Brompton Oratory. For the eponymous school, see London Oratory School The London Oratory is a Catholic oratory, a community of lay-brothers, and the name given to the London Congregation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri.

Located at 51.4972, -0.17 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Oratorian communities, Religion in Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Marsden Hospital (RM) is a specialist cancer treatment hospital in London, England. It is an NHS Foundation Trust, and operates facilities on two sites: The Chelsea site in Brompton, next to the Royal Brompton Hospital, on Fulham Road The Sutton site in Belmont, close to Sutton Hospital, High Down and Downview Prisons

Located at 51.4908, -0.1729 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
NHS hospitals in London, NHS Foundation Trusts, Organizations established in 1851

Neptune and Triton (Bernini)

Neptune and Triton is an early sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It is housed in the Victoria and Albert Museum of London and was executed c. 1622–1623. Carved from marble, it stands 182.2 cm (71.7 in) in height.

Located at 51.4968, -0.171917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sculptures by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1620s works, Fountains in Rome, Collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Marble sculptures, 17th-century sculptures

Cast Courts (Victoria and Albert Museum)

The Cast Courts (originally called the Architectural Courts) of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England, comprise two large halls. Unusually for a museum, the Cast Courts house a collection not of originals, but copies. Here are to be found reproductions of some of the most famous sculptures in the world.

Located at 51.4967, -0.171944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Victoria and Albert Museum, Sculptures, Collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Geological Museum

The Geological Museum (originally The Museum of Practical Geology, started in 1835) is one of the oldest single science museums in the world and now part of the Natural History Museum in London. It transferred from Jermyn Street to Exhibition Road, South Kensington in 1935 in a building designed by Sir Richard Allison and John Hatton Markham of the Office of Works.

Located at 51.4964, -0.176667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1835, 1988 disestablishments, Natural history museums in England, Geology museums in England, Natural History Museum (London), Museums in Kensington and Chelsea, Defunct museums in London, 1835 establishments in England

Michelin House

Michelin House at 81 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London was constructed as the first permanent UK headquarters and tyre depot for the Michelin Tyre Company Ltd. The building opened for business on 20 January 1911.

Located at 51.4933, -0.168878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Kensington and Chelsea, Art Deco architecture in London, Commercial buildings completed in 1911, Visitor attractions in Kensington and Chelsea

Exhibition Road

Exhibition Road, in South Kensington, London provides access to many nationally significant institutions, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum, Natural History Museum (which incorporates the former Geological Museum), the Royal Geographical Society, Imperial College London, Pepperdine University Abroad and Jagiellonian University Abroad. The road gets its name from the Great Exhibition of 1851 which was held just inside Hyde Park at the northern end of the road.

Located at 51.499, -0.17425 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Kensington and Chelsea, Museum districts, The Great Exhibition

Queen's Tower, London

The Queen's Tower is situated in the South Kensington Campus of Imperial College London, England. It is 287 feet tall with a copper covered dome at its top. To reach the base of the dome from the ground on foot, one must ascend a series of narrow spiral staircases, which comprise 325 steps in total.

Located at 51.4983, -0.1769 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Imperial College London, Buildings and structures in Westminster, Buildings and structures in London, Towers completed in 1887, Towers in London, Bell towers in the United Kingdom

Cromwell Gardens

Cromwell Gardens is a short but major road in South Kensington, within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England. It joins the Cromwell Road at the junction with Exhibition Road to the west with the Brompton Road to the east. To the north, the main facade and entrance of the Victoria and Albert Museum is a dominant feature. To the south, on the corner with Exhibition Road, is the Ismaili Centre, a religious, social, and cultural meeting place for the UK Ismaili community.

Located at 51.4961, -0.171389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Kensington and Chelsea, Museum districts, Victoria and Albert Museum

Thurloe Square

Thurloe Square is a traditional garden square in South Kensington, London, England. There are private communal gardens in the centre of the square for use by the local residents. The Victoria and Albert Museum is close by to the north across Thurloe Place and Cromwell Gardens. The nearest tube station is South Kensington to the west along Thurloe Street. Sir Henry Cole (1808–1892), the first Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, lived at 33 Thurloe Square just opposite the museum.

Located at 51.4947, -0.171944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Kensington and Chelsea, Buildings with blue plaques, Victoria and Albert Museum

London School of Dramatic Art

The London School of Dramatic Art is an Acting School based in South Kensington in London. It is drama school in the UK which offers training for those intending to pursue a professional career.

Located at 51.4934, -0.176 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Drama schools in London

St Paul's Theological Centre

St Paul's Theological Centre (SPTC) is a British centre for theological learning, based at Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) in South Kensington, London. It is led by its Principal, Graham Tomlin. SPTC runs theological courses for members of HTB and other churches. It is a constituent member of St Mellitus College.

Located at 51.4979, -0.1699 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Church of England, Bible colleges, seminaries and theological colleges in England, Anglican seminaries and theological colleges

National Art Library

The National Art Library (NAL) is a major reference library, situated in Kensington, West London. It is freely accessible to the public Tuesday-Saturdays, and specialises in material about the fine and decorative arts of many countries and periods. It also contains substantial sources for information about artists.

Located at 51.4968, -0.1726 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Libraries in London, Public libraries in London

Museum Lane

Museum Lane runs between two of London's leading museums in South Kensington, namely the Science Museum to the north and the Natural History Museum to the south. It runs to the west off Exhibition Road through a gateway connecting the two museums. Opposite is the Henry Cole Wing of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Museum Lane provides disabled access to the Natural History Museum. During the Exhibition Road Music Day there is a Museum Lane stage as part of the festivities.

Located at 51.4971, -0.1743 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Kensington and Chelsea, Gates in England

Franklin Hotel, London

Franklin Hotel is a luxury 5-star hotel in London, England. It is located at 22-28 Egerton Gardens, Knightsbridge on the borders of Chelsea. The hotel was built from merging four Victorian townhouses into one in 1992. The hotel is located near Brompton Road and Sloane Street and in close proximity to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. As of 2009 the hotel is undergoing renovation.

Located at 51.4961, -0.16864 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in London

Skempton Building

The Skempton Building houses the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London. It is named after the British Civil Engineer Sir Alec Skempton, founder of the British Soil Mechanics. The departmental building changed its name from Civil Engineering Building to its current name in 2004, after a short time of Skempton's death in 2001.

Located at 51.4984, -0.1758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Imperial College London, Buildings and structures in Kensington and Chelsea

Onslow Square

Onslow Square is a garden square in South Kensington, southwest London, England. The square lies between the Old Brompton Road to the northwest and the Fulham Road to the southeast. To the north is South Kensington tube station. To the south is the Royal Marsden Hospital. As well as the main square, the address covers the street to the southwest that turns into Onslow Gardens, and the street to the northwest that meets Pelham Street by South Kensington tube station.

Located at 51.4925, -0.173611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Kensington and Chelsea

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West End of London: A4 Cromwell Rd/Gloucester Rd, West End of London (source)

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West End of London: Kensington Rd/Exhibition Rd, West End of London (source)

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Pimlico: Chelsea Embankment/Albert Brdg, Pimlico (source)

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West End of London: Exhibition Rd/Cromwell Rd, West End of London (source)

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West End of London: Brompton Rd/Beaufort Grns, West End of London (source)

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