Knightsbridge is a prestigious neighbourhood within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It’s renowned for high class shopping, excellent restaurants and elegant residential streets and squares. The city that surrounds is lively London which one must indulge in, but it need not be tiresome, with the majestic and peaceful Hyde Park a short stroll away. In particular in the Basil Street locality there is a distinctive culture, atmosphere and ambience that is quintessentially ‘London’. It’s classic London, the location is a thrill in itself.
The world famous Harrod’s department store is literally across the road whilst stylish Harvey Nichols and the designer stores of Sloane Street are only moments away. The richness and diversity of London shopping is in easy reach, North to Oxford Street, a short stroll South to the King’s Road, East towards Piccadilly, Soho and Covent Garden and West to Kensington.
Glorious Hyde Park a short walk away as are an array of museums and galleries. The V&A, Science Museum and Natural History Museum, just a little further down Knightsbridge from Harrods, are magnificent days out in themselves whilst the smaller streets are home to independent art galleries and antique shops. All the famous sites of the city from the London Eye to The Tower of London are easy to get to. If the weather is fine, Buckingham Palace is a pleasant walk and if you are invited in for tea, all the better.
This particular area of London has a wealth of excellent and inspired places to dine from Michelin Stars to informal restaurants, bistros and bars. Many great finds are tucked away in the local streets whilst you’ll also find some of London’s oldest pubs, hidden gems and known by the locals for their good food and fine ales.
Heathrow Airport can be reached in 45 minutes by taxi or in an hour via the Piccadilly line from Knightsbridge Underground Station. Gatwick airport can be reached in 1 hour and 20 minutes by taxi or 36 minutes via train from Victoria Train Station.
Knightsbridge station is a one minute walk away from the apartments and is serviced by the Piccadilly line, with other lines available from Green Park and South Kensington stations.
There is a NCP Pavilion car park situated behind the apartments on Pavilion Road and short stay pay and display street parking also available on Basil Street.
Paddington, Euston and Kings Cross & St Pancreas International Train Stations can all be reached via taxi or via tube from Piccadilly Underground station in less than 30 minutes.