Chelsea Gardens

I was recently wandering along the far end of the King’s Road in Chelsea, killing time before a reservation at Bluebird, when I stumbled on the most gorgeous hamlet of streets filled with blooming gardens.

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Though many of the houses were tucked behind gates only opened with keys granted to residents, we still managed to grab a glimpse of a few of the charming houses which have all shot to the top of my ‘Dream Home’ list.

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Each house was prettier than the next and it was amazing that such a quiet, tranquil area exists a (literal) stone’s throw from one of the busiest streets in London.

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^ My particular favourite. Look at those gorgeous lavender blooms!

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Outfit details:

M&S Coat (old, similar here), Roots Sweater, Asos Jeans, Primark trainers (shockingly comfortable and durable!), Marc Jacobs bag (old, similar here), H&M Sunnies

I took a final moment to savour the fragrant flowers before heading back towards civilisation, which suddenly felt very loud and overwhelming.

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We grabbed our table at Bluebird and dove into a delicious, early dinner before starting the long walk back to Sloane Square.

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No food pictures I’m afraid (sorry, Lucy!) as phones and cameras were quickly forgotten.

Though Bluebird and the west end of the King’s Road are quite a trek from the more central Sloane Square, it’s worth the effort. The food is great, the people watching is fantastic (true Londoners  – and Sloane Rangers, at that! – in their element), there are barely any tourists and you’re only a moment away from one of the most serene corners of London I’ve ever seen.

Happy wandering!

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