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A West London Walk Explore the affluent area of Chelsea with local resident Emma Matthews
  • History

  • Chelsea

  • 2 hours

About the Experience
  Experience details
  • Start with the swinging 60s: understand how the Kings Road evolved from London’s grooviest street to the upmarket shopping destination of today on our tour of Chelsea with Blue Badge Guide Emma Matthews
  • Learn more about local institutions like Peter Jones and historic bookshop John Sandoe, and pick out a few favourite shops of the Duchess of Cambridge
  • Walk through Burton Court to the spectacular Royal Hospital, designed by Christopher Wren and built for army veterans during the reign of Charles II, still home to the iconic Chelsea Pensioners
  • Move on to visit London’s oldest botanical garden, founded in 1673: here you’ll pause to take in the greenery
  • Finish with a stroll alongside the spectacular riverside homes and uncover historic stories of some of the Royal Borough’s most interesting and eccentric residents
  Experience details
  • Available year-round, Sunday - Friday
  • Start times between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm
  • Guests are encouraged to bring a camera and advised to wear flat-soled comfortable footwear
  • This Experience is appropriate for children
  • Perfect for: Those intrigued by the history of the charming neighbourhood; locals to the area looking for unique insight; green-thumbed guests!
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)