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London Attractions: Celebrate royalty this month at Kensington Palace
Published: Monday 29th of July 2013
If you are looking for things to do in London then why not join thousands of Brits, who are celebrating the birth of the future king of this country, baby George Alexander Louis.
Proud parents Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, recently announced the name of the newest addition to their family after much speculation and excitement which reverberated all over the country.
The UK is currently in the grip of royal baby fever which has not only captured the hearts and mind of Brits, but has also caused a stir across the world. The announcement came just one day after the Duchess left hospital and two days after she gave birth.
Royalty has always remained a traditional part of the British culture, and the monarchy are held in high regard by the Brits.
The arrival of baby George has been long awaited and anticipated for months, and is one of the most celebrated events of the year.
As a visitor to the great city that is London, why not participate in some celebrations of your own and take a sneak peak into the lives of royalty?
Nearly everyone has heard about Buckingham Palace - undoubtedly the most popular of royal residences, but why not put Kensington Palace on your list as well?
Generations of royal women have helped to shape Kensington Palace, including the late Princess Diana, Queen Mary to Victoria.
Will Kate Middleton leave a lasting legacy too? The palace is said to be a very popular hotspot for the Duchess, and there is plenty for visitors to do there.
For here, guests can explore the sprawling gardens that surround the palace, as well as the Queen's State apartments, the King's State apartments, which contain magnificent works of art and and opulent displays within each room that collectively make up the apartments.
There is also an exhibition which tells you all about the life and reign of Queen Victoria.
But if you are feeling peckish towards the end of your visit, then go ahead and tuck in at the palace cafe where you can grab a bite to eat. There is also a shop with many collectibles and souvenirs which can serve as special mementos to remind you of your trip.
So if you do one thing this summer, be sure to stop by Kensington Palace and other royal residences, which hold hundreds of years of British tradition.
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Wednesday 18th of July 2012 Visit Queen Victoria's childhood home of Kensington Palace to learn about the long-reigning monarch’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Tuesday 17th of July 2012 At Wellington Arch, visitors can see fantastic views of the capital and enjoy an exhibition telling the story of northern seaside resort Blackpool.
Monday 16th of July 2012 The New Armouries cafe in the Tower of London has been revamped to offer a tour of the best of British cuisine.
Sunday 15th of July 2012 The upcoming London Olympics has a sparked a number of fascinating exhibitions, and the Fan Museum is hosting one such display.
Saturday 14th of July 2012 People looking for things to do in London with the kids will no doubt consider a trip to London Zoo.
Friday 13th of July 2012 People seeking royal London attractions must put Windsor Castle at the top of their list.
Thursday 12th of July 2012 Beatles fans seeking things to do in London could opt for a trip to The Beatles Store which sells new and vintage memorabilia.
Wednesday 11th of July 2012 The Queen’s Gallery’s Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition shows the artist’s papers on the human body that were lost to the world for 400 years.
Tuesday 10th of July 2012 A Wimbledon Tour Experience gives visitors the chance to see the world-famous tennis ground up close.
Monday 9th of July 2012 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a tour of Wimbledon, which had the eyes of the world on it last weekend as Rodger Federer smashed his way to victory.
Sunday 8th of July 2012 The Firepower Royal Artillery Museum is putting on some great activities for all the family over the summer holidays.