Posts Tagged ‘Roof Garden Kensington’

As well as lovely gardens the roof garden also has a collection of exotic water birds which roam the gardens.

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The most attractive of the 3 gardens is the Spanish Garden.

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A pavilion in the Spanish Garden

A pavilion in the Spanish Garden

 

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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