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The library at The Gore Hotel, London

Quintessential British hotel The Gore is a winning combination of sumptuous style and rock ‘n’ roll history First impressions Among the grand Kensington townhouses which line...
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We take a look at the magnificent palaces and places where Elizabeth I, one of Britain’s greatest monarchs, spent her time.
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Frequently overshadowed by its open-air older sibling, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse takes the ambience and electricity for which Globe productions are known and...

The Langham is London’s most historic five-star hotel. Perfectly situated in the heart of the capital at the top of Regent Street, it has...

Calling all aspirant Ansel Adams… the Landscape Photographer of the Year Award is inviting hopeful snappers to “Take a View” in its ninth annual...
Proscenium arch, Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval Colleg

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.
Natural History Museum

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The library at The Gore Hotel, London

Quintessential British hotel The Gore is a winning combination of sumptuous style and rock ‘n’ roll history First impressions Among the grand Kensington townhouses which line...
The Stafford, London

Located in the perfect spot for sight-seeing, The Stafford epitomises traditional British luxury. Discover Britain pays a visit… First impressions The Stafford: Credit: www.kalory.co.uk It seems a...

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With the return of the BBC’s Sherlock to our screens in January, Nicola Rayner dons a deerstalker and magnifying glass to follow the trail to London’s Sherlock Holmes Museum

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The library at The Gore Hotel, London

Quintessential British hotel The Gore is a winning combination of sumptuous style and rock ‘n’ roll history First impressions Among the grand Kensington townhouses which line...

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With a ceremony that dates back over 800 years to King John in 1215, the Lord Mayor’s Show takes place every year, with this year’s event on 12 November.
Natural History Museum

If you're free on a Friday night and want to mix culture, creativity, heritage and science with the usual roster of food, drink and music, then head to one of the museum lates – adult-orientated events which see doors flung open after hours for a laid-back introduction to these amazing collections.
The Queen’s House, Greenwich, London

The Queen’s House in Greenwich reopens on 11 October this year and one of the centrepiece will be an iconic paintings of Elizabeth I, which has just been bought for Britain following a nationwide fundraising campaign.
Tower of London

London was founded in what is now the financial district, the Square Mile, after the Roman invasion of 43 AD. It was abandoned during...
The Stafford, London

Located in the perfect spot for sight-seeing, The Stafford epitomises traditional British luxury. Discover Britain pays a visit… First impressions The Stafford: Credit: www.kalory.co.uk It seems a...
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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