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Leighton House Museum and the Holland Park Circle Visit an historic artist's studio at the Leighton House Museum
  • Art

  • Holland Park

  • 2 hours

About the Experience
About the Experience
  • Visit the extraordinarily well-preserved 1850s Leighton House Museum, the studio and home of artist Lord Frederic Leighton
  • Discover the secrets one of London’s lesser-known aristocratic houses open to the public in London, a hidden gem in this affluent neighbourhood
  • Learn about the conflict between Lord Leighton’s public success as an artist and private life in London
  • Understand how the arts and crafts movement influenced the designs of houses for the artists and sculptors who were Leighton’s friends and neighbours
  • Explore some of London’s most spectacular real estate on a stroll around Kensington and understand how the local residents have changed from artists to musicians to oligarchs
  • Finish with a well-earned drink in a traditional London pub in historic and enchanting Edwardes Square
Experience details
  • Available year-round, Monday - Sunday, unavailable on Tuesdays due to Leighton House Museum opening hours
  • Start times between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Guests are encouraged to bring a camera and advised to wear flat-soled comfortable footwear
  • This Experience is appropriate for children
  • Perfect for: People passionate about art, history, and interior design; those staying in the Kensington and Chelsea area; local Londoners looking to learn more about their neighbourhood.
Why SideStory?
  • Private and tailor-made
  • Expert Insider
  • Refreshment & samples included
  • Flexible cancellation
  • Carefully curated itineraries

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Price Per Person:
£175pp (£350)