London Pass BlogBack to Blog
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.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Wednesday 27th of June 2012 Visit Apsley House, which has the prestigious address 'Number One London', to learn more about its famous former resident - the Duke of Wellington.
Tuesday 26th of June 2012 St Paul's Cathedral has long being one of the most iconic London attractions, with royal weddings and state funerals being held there.
Monday 25th of June 2012 Damien Hirst is a world-renowned English artist, with his iconic and thought-provoking works permeating...
Monday 25th of June 2012 The Great Fire of London is one of the historical events that shaped the city of London, with the...
London attractions: Experience the Second World War with Winston Churchill's Britain at War experience
Monday 25th of June 2012 Winston Churchill's Britain at War Experience gives visitors an insight into what life was like during the Second World War.
Sunday 24th of June 2012 People seeking things to do in London could opt for a trip to the Curzon Mayfair cinema and relax with a few films.
Saturday 23rd of June 2012 Sir Christopher Wren was asked to build a monument to the Great Fire of London to symbolise the rebuilding of the city.
Friday 22nd of June 2012 People feeling peckish while visiting Shakespeare's Globe Theatre have plenty of options on offer.
Thursday 21st of June 2012 Sculptor David Nash has created an innovative exhibition at Kew Gardens, with works dotted throughout the grounds.
Wednesday 20th of June 2012 At Cinnabon diners can enjoy a selection of delicious rolls, which are baked fresh in front of their eyes.
Tuesday 19th of June 2012 There are a number of innovative films showing at the Curzon Soho cinema.