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Things to do near Bayswater -A taste of royal refinement

Bayswater, London is among the most popular tourist destinations due to the popularity gained mainly through film and song. So here are some must-not-miss things to do near Bayswat

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Visit Kensington

If you think the hotels in Bayswater London have royal architecture, just wait til you visit Kensington! Kensington is the home of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and has the royal palace and Kensington gardens to explore. The Gardens used to be a part of the private gardens of Kensington Palace but is now a public park. The Diana Memorial Walk starts at Kensington Garden. There are 260 acres to explore here, and the key attractions include the Peter Pan statue, Diana Princess of Wales playground, an Italian garden, and the massive Albert Memorial. The Royal Palace of Kensington was the home of beloved Princess Diana and was where Queen Victoria was born. A tour of the palace will take you through the State Apartments where you will be able to see the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection that dates back from 18th century.

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Attend Notting Hill Celebrations

Walk for simply ten minutes from Berjaya Eden Park London Hotel, and you arrive at Notting Hill. Notting Hill became all the more popular with the visitors due to the movie of the same name starring Julia Roberts. It is now one of the ten most sought after movie locations in London and has a "Notting Hill Film Tour" that takes the visit to the iconic locations from the movie. However, the best time to visit Notting Hill would be in August. This is when the Notting Hill Carnival takes place, with its colour and grandeur. It is the biggest street festival in Europe and follows a Caribbean theme. There are floats and performers all over, creating a celebratory atmosphere.

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Shop at Portobello Road Market

If you are a lover of fashion, books, music, food, or culture, a visit to the Portobello Road Market is something you must do. It is a heaven for the tourist looking for London's identity as well the local who is interested in procuring something unique and quirky. There are great deals and bargains down the street and is frequented by the London trendsetters attempting to stand out.

The creation of the market was out of circumstantial needs, due to the residential influx of the 1850s. With more and more people coming into the terraced houses down the road, a collection of street vendors started setting up shop along the street. What initiated as a knick knack sale of discarded homeware and garments slowly transformed into one of the most popular markets in the world.

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Have ice cream at the Queen's Ice Rink

Queen's Ice Rink in Bayswater is the only one of its kind to remain open all seven days of the week. It is a good place to visit as a family and is sure to be plenty fun whether you are a beginner or a pro. There are lessons available for beginners as well as a more experienced skater, and having ice cream at the rink is one of the most fun things to do.

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