Even before the box office hit "Notting Hill" with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, which was shown in cinemas in 1999, the exuberantly colourful Caribbean carnival with reggae and salsa made this district to the north of Kensington famous. Every year on the last weekend in August people celebrate for all they are worth - the streets of Notting Hill transformed into a huge dance floor.
Well-to-do white-collar workers, British West Indians and quirky eccentrics live side by side in this district. Notting... more
London, W11 Kensington and Chelsea
- Station: Underground: Notting Hill Gate