Kensington Palace

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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8 expert recommendations



The palace itself, which predated Buck House as the royal abode, is worth a look as well—the rolling exhibitions are always imaginative.



Neither as imposing as Buckingham Palace nor as charming as Hampton Court, Kensington Palace is something of a Royal Family commune. Full review →


Frommer's 35

This grand palace started life as a much simpler (relatively speaking) Jacobean mansion. Full review →


Let's Go

Has played host to the likes of Georges I and II... the pre-queen Victoria, Princess Diana and Charles, and, most recently, Will and Kate. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Kensington Palace (1605) became the favourite royal residence under the joint reign of William and Mary. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

A place of pilgrimage for fans of Diana Princess of Wales, Kensington Palace was her residence from 1984 until her death in 1997. Full review →


Time Out 70

Acquired by William and Mary in 1689, Kensington Palace was radically altered first by Sir Christopher Wren and again in the reign of George I. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, and the funeral cortege of Diana, Princess of Wales departed from here, her former home. Full review →

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