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Private Tour

Kensington & Knightsbridge: Upmarket Gardens, Shops and Museums

Learn about two of London's most exclusive neighbourhoods, pass by the Natural History Museum and step inside upmarket Harrods.
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Things to know

Duration:

2 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Family, Friends, Seniors

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Tickets included:

No tickets required for this tour 

Type of tour:

Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.

Other inclusions:

  • An insider's overview of Kensington and Knightsbridge
Meeting points: Outside the entrance to The Knightsbridge Hotel. Address: Beaufort Gardens, 10, SW3 1PT.

What makes this tour special

Join this tour through the elite streets of West London, the home of billionaire emigres, financiers, and aristocracy.

Once renowned for its wild criminality, this area is now a playground for the rich, and synonymous with luxury brands such as Harrods. But unknown to many, it is a love story that truly drives the history of this area - the relationship between Queen Victoria and her Consort, Prince Albert. Join this tour to learn more about the Royal couple and the buildings they left behind them here in London’s ‘Albertopolis.’

On this tour you will see some of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, and hear the stories behind world famous luxury institutions such as Harrods. Travelling along Exhibition Road - named for the Great Exhibition of 1851, a landmark event in the history of London - you will learn of the fascinating histories of some of London’s most important centres of intellectual excellence. 

Above all, you will learn of the life and times of Queen Victoria and her husband Albert - the world in which they lived, the beginning, course, and ending of their marriage, and influence they had on wider society.

What you'll see

Victoria and Albert Museum
The V&A is a renowned museum that hosts one of the best arts and crafts collections in the world, spanning some 5,000 years of human history.
Kensington Palace
A major royal residence with beautiful rooms and gardens open to the public.
Harrods
One of the world's most famous department stores in the world and a favourite for the rich and famous.

FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.
Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).

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