The Roof Gardens, Kensington (1)

Posted: November 25, 2015 in London, UK
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The roof garden which sits on top of a building in Kensington High street is one of those amazing places that is totally unexpected in its setting,

English Garden

English Garden

Designed in 1936 by Ralph Hancock for businessman Trevor Bowen, it opened to the public two years later. It was bought by Sir Richard Branson in 1981. It comprises 3 gardens: Spanish, Tudor and an English Woodland plus a restaurant / night club complex.

English Garden

English Garden

 

Spanish Garden

Spanish Garden

The views of London are stunning

View from the bar

View from the bar

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