Awesome display spaces new for 2018: where to go in the UK for awesome art

Art Gallery You may not know it – but if you’re an art lover soon-to-visit London, you ought to – the grand, Victorian-era-established but thoroughly inclusive, progressive and all-round awesome Royal Academy of the Arts (‘RA’) has just reopened this year and, in its 250th year (no less), is better than ever before. That said, there are

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A history lover’s itinerary: how to spend three days visiting London’s museum

visiting London’s museum Home to some of the biggest and most fascinating of the world’s museums in, London’s historical collections in such venues comprise everything from ancient artefacts to natural curiosities, British paraphernalia to pieces drawn from around the world (so much so then, there’s every kind of museum, the big beasts, ones dedicated to the Royal family

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Paddington’s perfect secret hideaway: why you must visit Little Venice

Paddington So, although this distinctly elegant and rather dreamlike area may not float on water like Italy’s real city that’s Venice; nonetheless, Paddington’s Little Venice offers up an unquestionable charm about it. And it’s not just about standing still and taking in the vibe; from here, you can take canal boat trips and navigate the picturesque

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Awesome Victoria: Great Attractions Near London’s Victoria Station

Attractions Near London’s Victoria Station One of London’s principal transport hubs, the Victoria district (on the cusp of the West End) is famed first and foremost for its globally-renowned mainline railway station, but this is accompanied by a Tube stop and a combined bus and coach station. There’s a chance then that, should you be planning a short-break in the

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An Innate English Custom: A Guide to The Afternoon Tea

traditional afternoon tea Many of the millions of visitors to London annually are tempted by the indulgence that’s the afternoon tea, so just what is all the fuss about? If you’re not in the know, you really do need to give our guide a read… What is afternoon tea? A refreshment ritual intimately associated with the beverage that’s

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Wondrous West London: A Guide to Bayswater And Notting Hill

Notting Hill So, if you’re considering coming to London for a short break and staying in the salubrious environs around Hyde Park (perhaps at accommodation such as the Grand Royale hotel London?), then you simply must take the time and effort to explore the districts that are Bayswater and Notting Hill, both of which would be on

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Just across the water: why not explore Battersea Park’s delights?

Battersea Park Sure; the little spot of the UK capital that’s Battersea Park (to be found just across the River Thames from Chelsea and South Kensington) might not be right in the heart of things, but if you’ve made your base the West End district, you definitely shouldn’t rule out paying it (and its highlights) a visit

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August got-to-dos: attractions to bank on this Bank Holiday weekend

London view Should your visit to the capital coincide with the August Bank Holiday (25th-27th August) you’ll need to find something to do. Well, there’s always the Notting Hill Carnival, of course, winding its way through the streets of Central-West London. But what if that event’s not, er, up your choice? Well, here’s some different, more unusual things

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WHY YOU SIMPLY MUSTN’T MISS CAMDEN

Camden Market Each borough in the city of London has its own unique charm. Whether it’s the pristine canals of Paddington’s Little Venice or the shabby chic lanes of Shoreditch, London has a real talent for transcending expectations of the city. One such area is Camden. This amazing North London borough is located just around the corner

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A Little Night Music (And More): Don’t Miss Proms in The Park 2018

Proms A fully-fledged British institution, the Last Night of the Proms isn’t to be missed if you’re visiting London in early September – especially if you’re staying at one of the hotels in Bayswater London W2. The conclusion of the BBC’s season of affordable classical music concerts held every summer (most of them at the Royal

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