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Hornton Court, Kensington, 136 Kensington High Street, London W8 7RP
 
 
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A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, videos, DVDs, CDs, computer games and electronics. The range of stationary, cards and magazines is impressive, and it offers good value for books, music, films and games, although the selection tends to be limited.

 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £137  25% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £313  39% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £267  32% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

Nearest to WH Smith
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Daunt Books Holland Park
London > Shopping > Books
112-114 Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park, London W11 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
This is a sister shop to the delightful Daunt Books situated in Marylebone High Street, London, an original Edwardian bookshop with long oak galleries and wonderful ... More
 
 
 
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 15 minutes from WH Smith
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near WH Smith
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from WH Smith
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th May to 4th December 2020
WH Smith, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Looking at their role as both a style statement and a high-tech fitness accessory, the Design Museum puts trainers in the spotlight with its new exhibition, ...More
 
 
 
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Margaret Calvert: Woman At Work
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st October 2020 to 10th January 2021 - Various Times
WH Smith, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
A temporary display of the work of graphic designer Margaret Calvert spanning six decades to coincide with the launch of Network Rail's new customised typeface, Rail ...More
 
 
 
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Electronic: From Kraftwerk To The Chemical Brothers
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st July 2020 to 14th February 2021 - Various Times
WH Smith, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
An immersive, multi-sensory, multimedia experience, celebrating the artists, designers and technology responsible for shaping the visual landscape of electronic music. Featuring a 30-minute 3D show dedicated ...More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, the Coronet Theatre began as The Print Room, ... More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near WH Smith
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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from WH Smith
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Yashin
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
1a Argyll Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from WH Smith
The London sushi scene got a whole lot better with the opening of High Street Kensington's upmarket Yashin in autumn 2010. Brought to you by two ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Kensington Arcade, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from WH Smith
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Balans - Kensington
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
187 Kensington High Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
From a plate of pasta to rib eye steak, you can get food all day long at Balans brasserie. One of five London Balans branches, this ... More
 
 
 
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Education near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 22 minutes from WH Smith
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
 
 
 
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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WH Smith clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Bloom
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
2 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Forget strict guest lists, ignore boring dress codes and exclusive nonsense and instead rock up at Bloom, a new kind of bar in Kensington from the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near WH Smith.
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from WH Smith
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
Exhibitions | Until 4th December 2020 

Design Museum 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Looking at their role as both a style statement and a high-tech fitness accessory, the Design Museum puts trainers in ...More

 
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Discover the real life creatures, specimens and artefacts from the Natural History Museum's collection which could just as easily feature ...More

 
 
 
 
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