About: Kensington - Holland Park
Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in West Central London, Kensington and Holland Park are popular residential and shopping areas. Some of the highlights of the neighborhood include the main shopping areas of High Street Kensington and Holland Park Avenue. For those looking for park space there is Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park to the east and Holland Park in the center of the neighborhood.
Holland Park is approximately 54 acres and includes woodlands, gardens and sports areas, all surrounding the formerly Jacobean Mansion, Holland House which is now partially in ruins due to a 1940 bombing. Holland Park also includes the world famous Kyoto Japanese Garden. Holland Park is a wonderfully peaceful place to provide a quiet respite.
Kensington is mostly residential with a wealth of shops and restaurants catering to everybody. High Street Kensington is one of west London's most popular shopping streets and for those looking for some peace and quiet Kensington Gardens offers daytime respite.
Kensington and Holland Park have tube access to the Circle, District and Central Lines. The main underground stops are High Street Kensington, Notting Hill Gate, and Holland Park.
With great transport links, a central location convenient to all areas of central London as well as quiet parks and quiet residential locations, Kensington and Holland Park are great neighborhoods to rent a furnished apartment.
Neighborhoods > London
• Central London : City, Bloomsbury - West End, Mayfair - Soho, Westminster, Belgravia - Pimlico, Knightsbridge, Chelsea, South Kensington, Kensington - Holland Park, Notting Hill, Paddington - Bayswater, Marylebone - Fitzrovia
• Greater London : Hampstead, Camden - Islington, Hackney - East End, Canary Wharf - Docklands, Southwark - Bermondsey, Lambeth - Vauxhall, Battersea - Clapham, Wandsworth - Wimbledon - Putney, Hammersmith - Fulham, Ladbroke Grove - Maida Vale, St John's Wood - Regent's Park