Royal Kensington Tour

Royal Kensington – from Academia to Arcadia


Science, Art, Architecture, Religion, History, Shopping, as well as relaxing green spaces.  On the Free Tours by Foot Royal Kensington Tour you’ll get the best of it all!

Discover marvels of Victorian splendour, world-class museums, the magnificent Royal Albert Hall (which hosts fabulous concerts) and learn about Kensington’s most famous royal couple: Victoria & Albert.

We’ll also go off the beaten track to enjoy some hidden havens before strolling through beautiful Kensington Gardens, where you will encounter some of the park’s most beguiling attractions, get a splendid view of Kensington Palace and learn about its many royal residents from William & Mary to William & Kate.


Surprises await around every corner!

This tour is for all ages and is particularly family friendly.

Come join us on our adventures!  Check calendar for availability.

Space is limited, so please reserve using the link below.


Sights seen on Royal Kensington Tours:

  • Natural History Museum / Science Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)
  • Brompton Oratory
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Albert Memorial
  • Princess Diana Memorial Fountain
  • The Serpentine
  • Peter Pan Statue
  • Physical Energy Statue
  • Kensington Palace

Please note:  We will not actually be going in the museums on the tour, but showing you great places to visit.


Tour information

Reservations: Click here to reserve.

Where: South Kensington Underground Station – Take the exit up the stairs, out to the left and meet your guides by the flower stall near Pelham Street. (Do not follow the tunnel to the museums.)

Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours.

When: Check our Tour Calendar for dates and times. [Also, The Royal Kensington Tour can be requested on weekends and holidays all year round as a private tour for families or adults!]

Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget.

Save even more money with a London tourist discount card.

Be sure to check out our other tours in London.