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Paddington to Shoreditch – how to get there and what to see

March 29, 2019

Both Paddington and Shoreditch are fascinating areas of London, each with their own distinctive character and flair. In this blog, we’ll show you how to get to Shoreditch from Paddington, and the things you can expect to see once you arrive… Paddington to Shoreditch It takes around 20 minutes to get from Paddington to Shoreditch […]

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London-attractions

A Whistle-Stop Tour of London’s Most Iconic Sights for First Time Guests

February 10, 2019

For anyone visiting London for the first time, the fact that the city is filled with so many things to see and do everything may seem a bit confusing in probably where start or where to end. We’ve compiled this quick guide to the most iconic sights for first time visitors, ensuring you don’t miss […]

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valentine's day london

7 Unusual Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Couples

February 1, 2019

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s no need to panic if you haven’t yet decided how to celebrate. Whether you’re planning a last-minute trip to London or would simply prefer to avoid some of the more conventional activities while you’re here this Valentine’s Day: here’s our round-up of seven unusual date ideas for […]

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couple spa in london

5 Relaxing and Rejuvenating Spa Treatments at the Chilworth

January 12, 2019

Our fully-immersive urban spa provides all you need to kickstart a healthier, happier you this New Year. From tailored massage therapies to a Jacuzzi and steam room available for your use, our guests have access to a world of luxury without even leaving the hotel. Here are five of our favourite spa treatments for starting […]

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The Most Indulgent Places to Visit As A Couple In London This New Year

January 1, 2019

Lovers of luxury are sure to enjoy a visit to London, and the New Year is a fantastic time to arrive. From indulgent restaurants to designer boutiques, luxurious spaces, spas and much more, the UK’s capital has everything you need to take a great holiday as a couple… Luxury Shopping Districts While you’re making the […]

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Theatre

The best shows to see on stage this month, whatever your entertainment

November 28, 2018

A trip to the theatre is one of the top highlights for any visitor to the city, and for those visiting in December, you’re in luck! The festive season is in full swing, and this means plenty of buzzing stage shows to see throughout London. Here’s our guide to the best ones this month, whatever […]

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Seasonal Sights and Festive

Seasonal Sights and Festive Experiences to Enjoy on Your Next City Break

November 26, 2018

Spending the festive season in London is one of the best ways to see the city. Not only is the capital set up for visitors, but there’s a whole host of fantastic things to see and do no matter the weather – and plenty of Christmas experiences for all the family. Here’s our round up […]

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Winter Wonderland-London

Getting the most out of your visit to Winter Wonderland

November 23, 2018

London’s annual Winter Wonderland is one of the city’s most popular venues – and it’s easy to see why. Every year, Christmas is brought to vivid life thanks to an array of stalls and experiences helping visitors get into the festive spirit – and 2018 looks set to be the best year yet. Here’s our […]

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Beautiful exhibits to enjoy at the V&A for style fans in December

November 21, 2018

The Victoria and Albert Museum is one of London’s top venues for design fans and museum enthusiasts alike, offering a world-beating selection of displays and attractions which delight audiences from all around the globe. This December there’s plenty to see and do so here’s our quick round-up of the best exhibits for the month to […]

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The freshest art exhibitions to add to your diary this month

November 19, 2018

If you’re an art lover, you’ll be spoilt for choice during your trip to London this month. Here is our pick of the freshest exhibitions to add to your diary… Russia, Royalty & The Romanovs The Queen’s Gallery, Until 28th April 2019 The links between Britain and Russian royalty lasted hundreds of years, and included […]

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