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Holland ParkSmall, pretty park in west London.

Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don’t want to travel too far out of the centre. Tucked away in one of London’s most elegant districts, the park offers small, cosy grassy knolls, cooling woodland glades, wild ponds, pavilions, an open expanse for games and general frolicking, playgrounds for older and younger children and a café. Small, but perfectly formed, this lovely park is perfect for an intimate picnic or romantic stroll. There are beautiful woodland trails, manicured lawns and formal gardens, the Kyoto Japanese Garden with its resident Coi, and a fantastic ice cream stand in the middle. Opened in 1952, Holland Park used to be a private estate belonging to the Earl of Holland. During the 19th century the Holland House attracted high profile visitors from various walks of life, from the politician, Lord Palmerston, to the poet, Lord Byron. The former ballroom of Holland House is now the stylish Belvedere restaurant, while the orangery and ice house host temporary exhibitions. In the summer open-air opera and theatre concerts are held in the grounds. Look out for peacocks roaming the grounds.

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Peacocks, ponds and pavilions, Coi carpa and concerts.

Did you know?
Sheridan, Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, Wordsworth and Dickens all visited Holland House.

 

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Holland Park Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
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7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  27% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 7 minutes from Holland Park
Though it is designed for visitors to the nearby Olympia Exhibition Centre, there are plenty of other reasons to stay at the Hilton Olympia, not least ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  39% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 9 minutes from Holland Park
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  25% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 10 minutes from Holland Park
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
 
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WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 2.2 miles from Holland Park
A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 3.2 miles from Holland Park
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from the ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 30 minutes from Holland Park
Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most pleasant ... More
 
 
 
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Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 3 minutes from Holland Park
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon. Located ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Holland Park
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Holland Park
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th September 2019 to 5th January 2020
Holland Park, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Holland Park
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Moving to Mars
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Holland Park, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from Holland Park
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 11 minutes from Holland Park
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 11 minutes from Holland Park
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, the Coronet Theatre began as The Print Room, ... More
 
 
 
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Second Home Holland Park
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
48-49 Princes Place, W11 | 12 minutes from Holland Park
Second Home is a creative workspace and cultural venue, bringing together diverse industries, disciplines and types of businesses f ... More
 
 
 
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Holland Park
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 5 minutes from Holland Park
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Roberson Wine
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
348 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W14 | 6 minutes from Holland Park
Family owned independent wine merchant. Roberson's stock the largest selection of wine by the bottle in London, largely French classics... More
 
 
 
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Belvedere
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Off Abbotsbury Road, Holland Park, Holland Park, London W8 | Same location as Holland Park
The Belvedere is the most sophisticated of West London's celebrity hangouts. Set inside a beautiful building in the heart of Holland Park, it is the perfect ... More
 
 
 
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Sticky Fingers
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
1a Phillimore Gardens, Holland Park, London W8 | 3 minutes from Holland Park
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Il Portico
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
277 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Holland Park
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Holland Park
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 17 minutes from Holland Park
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 17 minutes from Holland Park
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Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | Same location as Holland Park
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 12 minutes from Holland Park
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Holland Park
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Holland Park
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Holland Park
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Holland Park
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Holland Park
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 12 minutes from Holland Park
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 12 minutes from Holland Park
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Holland Park
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 9 minutes from Holland Park
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Holland Park
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 

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Moving to Mars
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Design Museum 5 minutes walk from Holland Park

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Olympia Exhibition Centre 9 minutes walk from Holland Park

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Coronet Theatre 11 minutes walk from Holland Park

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