Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

Chelsea is one of the most affluent areas in the United Kingdom. Not only are there designer shops and upmarket restaurants there are plenty of theatres and galleries to keep one busy on a rainy afternoon.

Located in the capital this is the area to be seen in, wealthy people live here and if you have a stroll along the nearby Kings Road you will no doubt bump into a celebrity or two.

Chelsea is also the home of the respected red-coated retired soldiers known as the Chelsea Pensioners who reside at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, near the River Thames.

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