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Buckingham Palace

Planning a visit to Buckingham Palace? Must see spaces

May 24, 2019

London is a city rich with Royal heritage, and the most notable place for exploring what the monarchy means in 21st century Britain is without doubt Buckingham Palace. As the official London residence of Queen Elizabeth II, it regularly hosts a variety of different ceremonies and celebrations, as well as hosting visiting dignitaries from all […]

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London view

Getting to the All England Club from the Devonshire

May 15, 2019

The All England Club is one of London’s most iconic sports venues, and will once again by hosting the upcoming Wimbledon Championships in 2019. As the only Grand Slam held on grass, tickets are in high demand – and so ahead of the event, we’ve compiled this quick guide to help our guests reach the […]

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Gallery Exhibitions

An Art Fan’s Essential Intro to the Queen’s Gallery

February 21, 2019

The Queen’s Gallery is among London’s most impressive art venues, housing beautiful artworks in equally dazzling surroundings. Housed within Buckingham Palace, this noted space provides a window on the art world which is sure to impress both newbies and discerning art fans alike. We’ve compiled this quick guide to help you make the most of […]

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Victoria and Albert Museum

What’s On at the Design Museum This Month?

February 20, 2019

London’s Design Museum is one of the top venues in the city, offering a great space for exploring some of the greatest examples of design from around the world and throughout history. Whether you are visiting for the first time or returning to see the latest exhibits, you’re in luck – there’s always lots happening […]

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6 Things to Do in Paddington for First Time Visitors With a Few Hours to Spare

February 19, 2019

For visitors to London, a trip to Paddington is well worth the effort. There’s lots to see and do here, and it’s well-connected by public transport to help make your visit more convenient. If you’ve got a few hours to spare and are on the lookout for new activities, take a look at our shortlist […]

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afternoon-tea

A Potted History of Afternoon Tea – and What To Expect from the Devonshire’s

February 18, 2019

Afternoon tea is one of Britain’s most treasured traditions. There’s been a major resurgence in the popularity of this famous treat in recent years, and London is leading the way in providing delicious afternoon tea for a whole new audience. Read on to discover a little more about the history of this UK mainstay… How […]

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romantic tour

Stylish Shops to Source a Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Present For Your Love

February 15, 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but for those who haven’t yet found the perfect gift, there’s still time! London is filled with fantastic shopping spots ideal for grabbing a last-minute token of your affection. Here’s our guide to some of the most stylish shops to explore… Selfridges Shopping doesn’t get much more stylish […]

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Devonshire London

Unusual locations to explore close to the Devonshire London

January 4, 2019

London is a cultural hub dedicated to finding and preserving great British artistic and architectural contributions. As well as the must visit tourist attractions and iconic sights such as London Bridge, the Tower of London and Houses of Parliament, there are plenty of hidden gems in this magnificent city that most don’t get to experience. […]

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Marylebone in night

Neighbourhood guide: Marylebone

January 3, 2019

Set in West London, Marylebone is a fashionable London area famous for is quaint neighbourhood aesthetic, its proximity to Oxford Street and the many fantastic things to do. A number of can’t-miss attractions in the neighbourhood are within walking distance of our hotels near London Paddington. Read on for our guide to ensure that you […]

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old bench at paddington station

Mapping the history of Paddington station- how much do you know?

January 2, 2019

Paddington Station is one of the oldest in the UK and can easily be considered a national landmark due to its architectural design, its association with a certain talking bear, and its abundance of cultural significance and history. If you’re taking a trip to London this year, or you want to brush up a little […]

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