We may be biased, but "the Big Smoke" is simply the best city in the world: we have it all in this fabulously eclectic hub of world class restaurants, arts, fashion, architecture and sport. London is of course home to our Royal Family too!

Why we think you’ll love it

  • Fine food, The Arts, The Buzz of the capital as well as superb shopping and wonderfully indulgent hotels make for our home turf to be the best in the world - although we may be biased....

Our guide to holidays in London

Our know how of which hotel to suggest to you is based on the fact that we visit our recommendations personally, and the same goes for the West End shows and restaurants about town. We are proud of London and want to share our experience with you during your stay. Afternoon Tea anyone?

No trip to London is complete without seeing the infamous Westminster Abbey with its literary, Royal and Harry Potter connections. HMS Belfast is great for a clamber through Military history and a visit to the Golden Hinde continues the nautical theme. The Wallace Collection is a delight for a more mature family in search of something more cerebral than Madame Tussaud's, and both London Zoo and the London Aquarium make for fun visits. Buckingham Palace (seasonal), the Queen's Gallery and the Royal Mews offer a wonderful insight into the pomp and pageantry of the role of our Royal Family. Oh my, there's just not enough space here, so drop us a line with your specific interests and we can start creating your dream trip!

Why not visit the Churchill War Rooms and the Tower of London on a private basis, go behind the scenes at the Royal Opera House, or for the sporting-minded how about a private guided visit to Lords Cricket Ground or Chelsea Football Club? As well as exploring London on foot or by car, boat is also a fantastic way to get around. Embark on a private Thames river cruise, or adrenaline junkies can go on a private speedboat ride (a la Becks at the Olympic Opening ceremony). Another way to get around is by taxi. Boring we hear you yawn, but not when a treasure hunt is involved and the prizes are Harry Potter related, or James Bond, or even Sherlock Holmes.

Although we love our great city and want you all to stay for as long as possible, there are other nearby places that make great day trips. Visit Hampton Court & Windsor Castle, Nautical Greenwich, the dreaming spires of Oxford & stately Blenheim, ancient Stonehenge & Roman Bath, Anne Boleyn's Hever Castle & Churchill's Chartwell, Shakespeare's Stratford & Warwick to name but a few.


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London offers a wonderful variety of cuisine. Neighbourhoods such as Chinatown, Little Italy and Brick Lane, to name but a few, house restaurants that strongly evoke the taste, smell and ambience of their native lands.

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