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The isbi Schools Directory Guide To The Top Private Schools & Colleges In London Knightsbridge

For anyone planning a move to or within Knightsbridge in central London, we have collated information below about different places to live, schools, estate agents and other information we think useful for relocating within this fantastic part of London.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Great Britain, Knightsbridge and famous areas around Knightsbridge include Hyde Park, Belgravia, and Kensington

Knightsbridge has a great choice of high quality UK private schools, beautiful countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different properties to call home, from brilliantly located apartments, period terrace houses and innovative new builds to  executive housing, family townhouses and apartments. 

"The bright lights of Knightsbridge attract tourists from around the world as well as Londoners with a love for extravagance. Explore exotic items buried deep within Harrods or stylish new threads from Harvey Nics. If you’re not interested in treading the floors of these world-renowned superstores, how about a tour of some of London’s finest museums, all conveniently found on one thoroughfare. After all that time on your feet, a slap-up dinner in one of Knightsbridge’s swanky restaurants is in order." Time Out

Knightsbridge is in a prime central London location. Bordering Hyde Park to the north, Belgravia to the east, Chelsea to the south and South Kensington to the west. 

Harrods, perhaps the most famous shop in London, has a long and rich history. First opened in 1834 by Charles Henry Harrod, its uniqueness is unmatched. In 1967 a baby elephant was bought at Harrods and given to Ronald Reagan! 

For more fun facts about figures about Knightsbridge and the surrounding areas of Knightsbridge, scroll down to our Knightsbridge feature page! 




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Looking for a prestigious Independent (private) school in Knightsbridge, GB?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Knightsbridge (or you already live in Knightsbridge but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best private schools in Knightsbridge there is a big choice of high quality Knightsbridge schools, with a number of the Knightsbridge’s highest ranking Independent schools considered to be some of the best in the UK. 

Knightsbridge’s private education sector features day schools and boarding schools, girls’ schools, boys’ schools and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private Nurseries, Prep Schools, Independent Secondary and Sixth Form schools and colleges. 

Find Private Schools In Knightsbridge UK (Or "Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 36+ years, the isbi School Search Directory is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>   You can search for private schools with a reputation for excellence in Knightsbridge and in the suburbs of Hyde Park, Belgravia, and Kensington by using our Private Schools Directory and Independent Schools Finder (powered by isbi's School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the schools and colleges listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

>   With our expanded school search technology you can filter your search by the type of school you are looking for such as day and boarding, gender, age range, academic study, religious affiliation, school fees, scholarships and bursaries, open days etc.

>   You can also focus your search on just private Pre-Prep and Prep schools or on Independent Senior and Sixth Form schools and colleges, or view search results for all of them together.

Please explore for detailed information and guides about good schools of all types and for open days, school and college and news, articles and blogs with details of school associations, glossaries and explanations about examinations and qualifications and expert advice about independent education at private schools and colleges around the UK and worldwide.




Please see below for a full list of private schools and colleges in Knightsbridge, some of the best of which being:



Eaton Square School

Belgravia, London, England, SW1V 1PP

Private School (Fee Paying), Co-Educational, 2-13 Years, Day

Eaton Square School offer's a well-balanced education, placing an emphasis on developing the whole child pupils will be fully prepared to take their own place in an ever-changing world.

[Read More About Eaton Square School…]



Abercorn School 

South Hampstead, London, England, NW8 9XP

Private School (Fee Paying), Co-Educational, 2-13 Years, Day

Abercorn School aim to lead the way in educating young people about diversity and equality and give every child the confidence to discover where their gifts lie and to enjoy their talents. 

[Read More About Abercorn School...]



Bute House Preparatory School for Girls

Hammersmith, London, England, W6 7EA

Private School (Fee Paying), Girls, 4-11 Years, Day

Bute House has an outstanding reputation for the academic success of the girls, but a great education encompasses so much more and, in fact, contributes to academic success. Bute House is forward thinking and offers a broad curriculum that develops skills alongside knowledge, provides opportunities for girls to excel in subjects like science and technology and develops their passions for creative and performing arts, sport and music. 

[Read More About Bute House Preparatory School for Girls…]


Top Private Independent Secondary Schools & Colleges In London, UK

Some of the best Independent Secondary schools and colleges and Sixth Form schools and colleges in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:

Top Private Pre-Preparatory & Preparatory Schools In London, UK

Some of the best Pre-Prep and Prep schools in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls aged from 3 years to 11 or 13 years include:

Special Needs Schools In London, UK

Some of the best Special Needs schools in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British Special Needs and Special Education Needs education for boys and girls (single-sex and mixed) include:




Where To Live In Knightsbridge, England, UK

The most popular neighbourhoods in and around the Knightsbridge area (GB) include, with approximate population numbers:

>  Knightsbridge, UK

Knightsbridge (9,270), Chelsea (156,200), South Kensington (141,200), Belgravia (12,100) 




Knightsbridge is a very popular place to live and many people move to Knightsbridge each year, or to near Knightsbridge and the surrounding area, from around the United Kingdom and abroad.

Many of those moving to Knightsbridge are looking for a bustling and vibrant location with endless opportunities to choose from. Deciding to relocate to Knightsbridge in order to enjoy a different pace of life of the historic and elegant surroundings of a prosperous city with great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic pubs, restaurants and sports and popular cultural events, arts and music.

Eight Things To Know About Knightsbridge, England, UK

> FACT 1: Each year the British Summer Time Hyde Park festival takes place in Hyde Park! It’s a great atmosphere for all Londoners who flock to the festival. Previous headline acts include the Rolling Stones, Kylie Minogue, The Who, Taylor Swift, Queen, Blur and Pink Floyd! 

> FACT 2: Some of the most famous residents of Knightsbridge include Charles Saatchi, Roman Abramovich and Nigella Lawson! 

*FACT 3: 2007 marked the sale of the world’s most expensive apartment. A Qatari Prince bought One Hyde Park for over £100.000 Million! 

> FACT 4: Harrods, the world famous department store, was the location for the world’s first escalator, opening in 1898! 

> FACT 5: Many London boroughs have interesting stories behind their names and Knightsbridge certainly follows suit. Legend has it that knights used this specific bridge  because they had to receive a special blessing from the Bishop of London at Fulham during the Holy Wars. 

> FACT 6: For some insta-worthy snaps, head straight to El&N cafe on Hans Crescent where the walls are covered in bright pink love hearts! 

> FACT 7: Visit Wellington Arch to see the largest bronze sculpture in Europe. The arch was originally built as an entryway into Buckingham Palace but actually celebrates Wellington’s grand defeat over Napoleon. The archway is now an English Heritage monument. 

> FACT 8: If you’re feeling peckish there are a wide variety of traditional English pubs to choose from right in the centre of Knightsbridge. The Grenadier, a hidden gem nestled in a private London mews is definitely worth a visit with its famous beef wellington and real ale. 

Where To Live In Knightsbridge, UK

Knightsbridge and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a townhouse, large apartment, mansion, with or without granny annex, garden or courtyard. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

For central city living, Knightsbridge and the areas near Knightsbridge are full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming Crescents and estates, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods and friendly residential communities.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

Hyde Park Corner Knightsbridge, South Cambridge Drive Knightsbridge, Exhibition Road Knightsbridge, Cromwell Gardens Knightsbridge, Brompton Road Knightsbridge, Ennismore Garden Mews Knightsbridge, Montpelier Place Knightsbridge, Pont Street Knightsbridge, Trevor Square Knightsbridge

Commuting To And From Knightsbridge By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Knightsbridge is especially popular with those who have offices based in London and are happy to commute into the centre for the majority of the week.

Others are happy to commute regularly to The City of London, Canary Wharf, Westminster, The West End and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

> Knightsbridge To City of London: The City is about 5 miles by road from Knightsbridge via the A3211 and driving to the centre of The City from Knightsbridge normally takes under 30 minutes. There is a very tube service to The City from Knightsbridge, with tubes taking from 30 minutes via the District and Circle Line to get to The City.

> Knightsbridge To Canary Wharf: Canary Wharf is about 7 miles by road from Knightsbridge via the A3211 and driving to the centre of Canary Wharf from Knightsbridge normally takes under 40 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to Canary Wharf from Knightsbridge, with tubes taking from 35 minutes to 40 minutes via the Piccadilly and Jubilee Lines to get to Canary Wharf

> Knightsbridge To Westminster: Westminster is about 2 miles by road from Knightsbridge via the A302 and driving to the centre of Westminster from Knightsbridge normally takes under 10 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to Westminster from Knightsbridge, with tubes taking from 20 minutes via the District and Circle Lines to get to Westminster.

> Knightsbridge To The West End: The West End is about 3 miles by road from Knightsbridge via the A4 and driving to the centre of The West End from Knightsbridge normally takes under 15 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to The West End from Knightsbridge, with tubes taking from 25 minutes via the Piccadilly or Northern Lines to get to The West End.



Nearest Airports To Knightsbridge, UK

The nearest airport to Knightsbridge is London City International Airport (LCY) which is 9 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (under 12 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (under 23 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (under 27 miles).




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