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Kensington Palace

Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
+44 20 3166 6000
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Once the favored home of kings and queens, this royal residence, redesigned by Christopher Wren for William and Mary in 1689, was home to Princess Diana, and today features the Court Dress collection.
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Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
+44 20 3166 6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In Australia the smoking laws are very strict and outdoor areas where food is served is banned from smokers. There is a 4 metre buffer to shield diners from smokers. I would have liked to have enjoyed my meal outside in a healthier, safer and...More

Thank trishymelbourne
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my 2nd visit to this palace. This time was to see Diana's dresses. These were beautiful. I'd seen most of these in magazines, books and newspapers, but to see the actual dresses was was lovely. The place did a great job in honour...More

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was wonderful to be able to see Diana's dresses so close. There is a description for all the dresses, who made them and who owns them and plenty of photos of when they were worn.

Thank kphillipsBristol
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Kensington palace. Diana's dresses were gorgeous and fantastic to see. Kensington palace is so lovely and the garden is fantastic. Lovely day out

Thank DME45
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy this visit but I was surprised how much there was to see. I particularly enjoyed the tour of the rooms dedicated to Victoria's early years and the sections for King William & Queen Mary and the 'Enlightened...More

Thank Harricobean
Reviewed 2 days ago

Read the reviews carefully as they mostly relate to Princess Diana fans, having said that the displays although well done are just a few dresses, remember to sold off many of the best dresses for charity, As for Kensington Palace a Palace it is not,...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went on Saturday 16/9/17 to see the Palace and the Diana collection of her beautiful clothes had a great time felt very moved by the dresses and outfits the gardens plant to commerate the 20 years since her passing where beautiful. Had a stroll...More

1  Thank Julesc8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always find a visit to Kensington Palace a bit dull - it is very plain and sparse inside. I think the rooms could be furnished better rather than just three or four exhibits per room. However the Exhibition of Diana's dresses is amazing and...More

1  Thank Jane A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We purchased priority queue tickets online but when we arrived at the palace first thing in the morning we had to wait 20 minutes in the 'priority line' - needless to say we were not impressed. Why call is 'priority' when its anything but -...More

Thank Angie E
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my second visit to Kensington Palace and this time it was to see the Clothes that were worn by Diana Princess of Wales. We arrived early so that we could have a good view and I managed to photograph the whole collection so...More

Thank Alyson K
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Justine L
18 September 2017|
Response from lakelover908 | Reviewed this property |
We spent 2 hours. It would depend if you had to queue for the Diana Exhibition. We did not have to.
16 September 2017|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
To go around all the exhibits and sunken garden - 2hrs is plenty. If you have booked a tour which includes Afternoon Tea in the Orangery (which is great) then allow an additional 45mins for that.
14 September 2017|
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Response from Eliz329 | Reviewed this property |
We.bought the tickets online. They were for a specific time. We went in the morning and had lunch afterwards in the cafe. (Try the ice cream cone)There was a short queue, but those without tickets had no guarantee of getting... More