The Royal Geographical Society is the UK’s learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830. A world leader in advancing geography and supporting its practitioners in the UK and across the world.

Supporting expeditions around the world since the days of Livingstone, Stanley, Scott, Shackleton, Hunt and Hillary.



Our venue is located at 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR (between Royal Albert Hall & The Science Museum) and is accessible by rail, road and tube.



High Street Kensington (Circle and District Line) – under 10 minute walk from Kensington High Street (past Whole Foods Market towards Royal Albert Hall) to the Society.

South Kensington (Circle, District and Piccadilly Lines) – a 10 to 15 minute walk up Exhibition Road (beyond the Science Museum and Imperial College) to the Society.

Knightsbridge (Piccadilly Line) – a 15 minute walk along Kensington Road to the Society.

Lancaster Gate (Central Line) – a 15 to 20 minute walk across Hyde Park to the Society.



There are several bus routes which stop outside or within the vicinity of the Society building.

9: Hammersmith/Aldwych
10: Hammersmith/King’s Cross
52: Willesden/Victoria
360: Kensington/Elephant and Castle
452: Wandsworth/Willesden



Bicycles can be locked against our bike stands, located at the main entrance on Exhibition Road.

Alternatively, you can use the London cycle hire scheme. There are a number of docking stations within close walking distance to the Society (search using postcode SW7 2AR).



Pay and Display parking spaces are available in surrounding streets, and there is limited public parking in Hyde Park, although car parking restrictions operate in the area, often until late at night. As the event is on a Sunday, single yellow parking may be possible.

There are no car parking facilities at the Society. The Society is outside of London’s Congestion Charge area.