Thursday, 19, November 2015
- Written by
- Jessica Gibson
Most Romantic Winter Date Spots in Kensington
As the days get shorter and the nights get darker, the Royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. When the roads illuminate with twinkling lights and the festive atmosphere begins to build, there’s no better place to plan a romantic winter date in London. So grab a cosy scarf, dig out your winter boots and discover the most romantic winter date spots in Kensington.
Ice Skating at the Natural History Museum
Every year The Natural History Museum builds its very own pop up ice rink in the museum grounds. This year, lead sponsor Swarovski has bejewelled the ice rink in beautiful sparking lights, making it a picture-perfect skating experience. Find your balance on the ice with your loved one and enjoy the Christmas music. Ice skating at The Natural History Museum runs from 29th Oct - 3rd January 2015. 6 minute walk from The Kensington.
The Kensington Roof Gardens
For a stylish al fresco winter date, head to Babylon’s heated terrace at The Kensington Roof Gardens. Snuggle under the blankets and order an artisan hot chocolate whilst taking in the spectacular views of London’s skyline. Babylon’s winter terrace menu runs from 3rd November 2015 - 31st March 2016 and includes hot cocktails and an indulgent selection of baked cheeses - perfect for sharing. 21 minute walk from The Kensington.
Stroll through Kensington Gardens
For a simple and effortlessly romantic winter date, head for a winter walk through Kensington Gardens. Begin your stroll at Kensington Palace and wander through the gardens until you reach The Serpentine Lake. From here, you will reach Hyde Park, where you can stop for a coffee or mulled wine to warm chilly hands and feet. 12 minute walk from The Kensington
Soak in some culture at The V&A
Avoid the icy temperatures all together with a visit to The V&A Museum, which is located right next door to the Natural History Museum on Cromwell Road. This winter The V&A welcomes Bejewelled Treasures, a new exhibition running from 21st November to 28th March 2015. Discover Bejewelled Treasures with a complete package from The Kensington, including one night’s accommodation for two, 2 tickets to the exhibition and more all from £280 per night. 9 minute walk from The Kensington.
Cosy Up in Town House at The Kensington
If your idea of the perfect winter date simply involves good food, good wine and cozying up by a roaring log fire, Town House is the place to be. Book a table for two in an intimate corner of this elegant yet cosy restaurant and indulge in winter comfort food in homely surroundings. Choose from a selection of delicious winter warmers before unwinding in the hotel’s heated outdoor snug areas.
Book a stay at The Kensington and enjoy all of these romantic winter date spots right on your doorstep.