About: Kensington - Holland Park
Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea just to the west of Central London, Kensington and Holland Park are home to many popular shopping areas most notable Kensington High Street and Holland Park Avenue. In addition the neighborhood offers park space including Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park to the east and Holland Park in the center of the neighborhood.
Holland Park is surrounded by Kensington High Street to the south, Holland Road to the west, Holland Park Avenue to the north and Kensington Church Street to the east. The actual 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.
Kensington is bordered by Kensington High Street to the north and Cromwell Road to the south. Predominantly residential it is within easy walking distance to many central attractions the most prestigious being the royal residence of Kensington Palace set in Kensington Gardens.
Kensington and Holland Park have tube access to the Circle, District and Central Lines. The three main underground stops are Holland Park, Notting Hill Gate, and High Street Kensington.
Kensington and Holland Park are great neighborhoods to rent a vacation rental. With easy access to some of the main attractions, shopping and more, Kensington and Holland Park are both great places to make your short-term home in London.
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