London is home to some of the best-known upmarket areas in the world and the enchanting Knightsbridge is one of them. Full of interesting sights, Knightsbridge is one of the most ideal destinations to add to your London staycation. From its London city vibes to premium fashion destinations and world-class museums, Knightsbridge has a lot of good things awaiting you! So, book a stay with the one-of-a-kind, luxurious, and amenity-rich Park Avenue J hotel in Hyde Park and read on to plan ahead.
Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is a feast for the eyes, and you can easily spend hours wandering in its halls. This vast museum, moments away from your accommodation near Hyde Park London, houses over two million extraordinary objects!
Explore the history of fashion in the Fashioning Textiles gallery, or admire the intricate details of Queen Victoria’s sapphire coronet in the Jewellery gallery and galleries showcasing British history through spectacular design and art.
If you have a knack for great architecture, be sure to check out the Cast Courts, which houses full-scale replicas of some of the world’s most famous buildings. And if you’re a fan of photography, don’t miss the Photography Centre, with a collection of over 800,000 unique photographs.
The London Oratory
Prepare for an immersive experience as you explore this neoclassical Roman Catholic church on Brompton Road that is home to two choirs with published audio albums.
The London Oratory is known for its transcending music performances from choirs made of young people across London. From traditional hymns to contemporary compositions, be sure to be moved by the singing here!
Knightsbridge Streets and Alleys
Start a day of exploration with a hearty breakfast near Hyde Park and take a walk through the scenic streets of Knightsbridge. Soak in the charm of the streets lined with pretty mews houses and impressive red brick gabled buildings.
One of the most photogenic Knightsbridge streets is Ennismore Garden Mews, featured in the Alfred Hitchcock film ‘Frenzy’. It’s a quiet and peaceful street, perfect to get done with that long-awaited photoshoot.
If you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary, be sure to check out Pont Street, known for its Pont Street Dutch-style houses. The houses on this street are some of the most impressive ones in the Knightsbridge area.
Shopping Spots in Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge is a shopper’s paradise, with iconic department stores like Harrods and Harvey Nichols offering a plethora of luxury brands and experiences to indulge your inner shopper.
Harrods is a must-visit for any shopper, with everything from the most premium collections from luxury brands to fine dining. Only minutes away from your hotel near Hyde Park, be sure to check out the department store’s famous food hall, where you can find everything from caviar to truffles to suit your taste.
Harvey Nichols is another great option for luxury shopping, with a focus on luxury fashion and beauty. And if you’re looking to relax after a day of shopping, be sure to visit one of the store’s salons to treat yourself.
With a plethora of amazing experiences to have in Knightsbridge, make sure to give this one a top spot on your must-visit places in London list and thank us later!