The Albert Memorial

The Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens is one of London's most ornate monuments. It commemorates the death of Prince Albert in 1861 of typhoid.

Italian Gardens

The Italian Gardens is a 150-year-old ornamental water garden located on the north side of Kensington Gardens near Lancaster Gate. It is believed to have been created as a gift from Prince Albert to his beloved Queen Victoria.

The Peter Pan Statue

The Peter Pan statue features squirrels, rabbits, mice and fairies climbing up to Peter, who is stood at the top of the bronze statue. It is located in Kensington Gardens to the west of the Long Water.

The Arch by Henry Moore

The Arch is a six-metre high Roman travertine sculpture positioned on the north bank of the Long Water presented by the artist Henry Moore to the nation for siting in Kensington Gardens in 1980.

Serpentine Galleries

Now two Galleries, the Serpentine responds to the unique location of Kensington Gardens by presenting an expanded programme of contemporary art and architecture.

Diana Memorial Playground

Over 750,000 children enjoy this free playground each year. Kids love to play, explore, dash about, and let their imaginations soar in this magical space.

The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk

The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is a seven-mile-long walk, charted by 90 plaques set in the ground, that takes you within sight of famous buildings and locations associated with the Princess during her life.

Elfin Oak

The Elfin Oak is a sculpture made from the hollow trunk of an oak tree that is carved with figures of fairies, elves and animals. It is located alongside the Diana Memorial Playground.

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a royal palace overlooking the Round Pond in Kensington Gardens. It has been a royal residence since the 17th century. Areas of Kensington Palace are open to the public.

The Allotment in Kensington Gardens

You can wander in anytime to enjoy and relax at the allotment, as well as pick up some useful tips for growing your own fruit and vegetables.

Physical Energy Statue

Physical Energy is a bronze statue of a man on horseback that commemorates Sir Cecil Rhodes. The statue was installed in 1907 by George Frederick Watts.

Speke Monument

The Speke Monument is a red granite statue dedicated to John Hanning Speke, the explorer who discovered Lake Victoria and led expeditions to the source of the Nile. It is located near the junction of Lancaster Walk and Budges Walk in Kensington Gardens.


Kensington Gardens Attractions

The Albert Memorial

The Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens is one of London's most ornate monuments. It commemorates the death of Prince Albert in 1861 of typhoid.

Italian Gardens

The Italian Gardens is a 150-year-old ornamental water garden located on the north side of Kensington Gardens near Lancaster Gate. It is believed to have been created as a gift from Prince Albert to his beloved Queen Victoria.

The Peter Pan Statue

The Peter Pan statue features squirrels, rabbits, mice and fairies climbing up to Peter, who is stood at the top of the bronze statue. It is located in Kensington Gardens to the west of the Long Water.

The Arch by Henry Moore

The Arch is a six-metre high Roman travertine sculpture positioned on the north bank of the Long Water presented by the artist Henry Moore to the nation for siting in Kensington Gardens in 1980.

Serpentine Galleries

Now two Galleries, the Serpentine responds to the unique location of Kensington Gardens by presenting an expanded programme of contemporary art and architecture.

Diana Memorial Playground

Over 750,000 children enjoy this free playground each year. Kids love to play, explore, dash about, and let their imaginations soar in this magical space.

The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk

The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is a seven-mile-long walk, charted by 90 plaques set in the ground, that takes you within sight of famous buildings and locations associated with the Princess during her life.

Elfin Oak

The Elfin Oak is a sculpture made from the hollow trunk of an oak tree that is carved with figures of fairies, elves and animals. It is located alongside the Diana Memorial Playground.

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a royal palace overlooking the Round Pond in Kensington Gardens. It has been a royal residence since the 17th century. Areas of Kensington Palace are open to the public.

The Allotment in Kensington Gardens

You can wander in anytime to enjoy and relax at the allotment, as well as pick up some useful tips for growing your own fruit and vegetables.

Physical Energy Statue

Physical Energy is a bronze statue of a man on horseback that commemorates Sir Cecil Rhodes. The statue was installed in 1907 by George Frederick Watts.

Speke Monument

The Speke Monument is a red granite statue dedicated to John Hanning Speke, the explorer who discovered Lake Victoria and led expeditions to the source of the Nile. It is located near the junction of Lancaster Walk and Budges Walk in Kensington Gardens.

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The Albert Memorial

The Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens is one of London's most ornate monuments. It commemorates the death of Prince Albert in 1861 of typhoid.

Italian Gardens

The Italian Gardens is a 150-year-old ornamental water garden located on the north side of Kensington Gardens near Lancaster Gate. It is believed to have been created as a gift from Prince Albert to his beloved Queen Victoria.

The Peter Pan Statue

The Peter Pan statue features squirrels, rabbits, mice and fairies climbing up to Peter, who is stood at the top of the bronze statue. It is located in Kensington Gardens to the west of the Long Water.

The Arch by Henry Moore

The Arch is a six-metre high Roman travertine sculpture positioned on the north bank of the Long Water presented by the artist Henry Moore to the nation for siting in Kensington Gardens in 1980.

Serpentine Galleries

Now two Galleries, the Serpentine responds to the unique location of Kensington Gardens by presenting an expanded programme of contemporary art and architecture.

Diana Memorial Playground

Over 750,000 children enjoy this free playground each year. Kids love to play, explore, dash about, and let their imaginations soar in this magical space.

The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk

The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is a seven-mile-long walk, charted by 90 plaques set in the ground, that takes you within sight of famous buildings and locations associated with the Princess during her life.

Elfin Oak

The Elfin Oak is a sculpture made from the hollow trunk of an oak tree that is carved with figures of fairies, elves and animals. It is located alongside the Diana Memorial Playground.

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a royal palace overlooking the Round Pond in Kensington Gardens. It has been a royal residence since the 17th century. Areas of Kensington Palace are open to the public.

The Allotment in Kensington Gardens

You can wander in anytime to enjoy and relax at the allotment, as well as pick up some useful tips for growing your own fruit and vegetables.

Physical Energy Statue

Physical Energy is a bronze statue of a man on horseback that commemorates Sir Cecil Rhodes. The statue was installed in 1907 by George Frederick Watts.

Speke Monument

The Speke Monument is a red granite statue dedicated to John Hanning Speke, the explorer who discovered Lake Victoria and led expeditions to the source of the Nile. It is located near the junction of Lancaster Walk and Budges Walk in Kensington Gardens.