Kensington has long been an important part of London’s cultural scene and hosted the Great Exhibition in 1851. Famous for its museums, this charming part of London also boasts top shopping and restaurants. It is a great borough to explore with the family and the museums are ideal for whiling away a rainy day in London, with exhibits ranging from dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum to stunning 19th-century dresses at the Victorian & Albert Museum (V&A). Kensington is also a great place to take a date, with secret corners in Kensington Gardens, engaging exhibitions at the Serpentine Gallery and top British cuisine at The Ivy. Discover the top 10 things to see and do in London in our guide.