With great shopping, colourful houses and river views, Chelsea is one of the city's most desirable areas. An affluent part of South West London, it offers wonderful eating and drinking venues and the Kings Road is scattered with high-end fashion boutiques. There are galleries and restaurants galore, and add to that secret gardens, blue plaques with famous names and quiet corners, Chelsea is worth a wander. When your finished admiring the beautiful mansions and expensive cars, why not explore other attractions nearby such as Chelsea football ground, The Saatchi Gallery or take a short walk to Harrods! If you are planning an overnight stay, browse our list of local accommodation.