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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MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS OF NOTTING HILL

Notting Hill is one of the most famous parts of the city. Not only is it the setting of many a film about the city, but it also has a long spanning history and some of the most glamorous residents. Whether it’s David Cameron or George Orwell, Notting Hill has housed some of the most

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PLANNING A LONDON WEEKEND GETAWAY? – HERE’S SOME TIPS

Whether eloping with your special someone or taking a father son trip to the big city, there’s no excuse for not making the most of a quick weekend getaway. Whatever your intentions and whoever you’re with, there’s plenty to do in the city which will make your stay at the Grand Royale Hotel Hyde Park

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DISCOVER LONDON’S SECRET GARDENS

It could be a moment of zen you’re after, or a rare plant for the botanist in you, but London is home to some of the best gardens in the country. This might surprise you; London is a city of high rising skyscrapers and rumbling train tracks, not the best setting for a dense and

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BEST THEATRES IN LONDON

London is well known for its incredible theatre scene. From the West End glamour to the canals near the hotels of Bayswater, London has a range of amazing theatres both on and off the beaten track. Not only this, but the city is home to some of the best theatre experiences out there. With its

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