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Quirky places amateur photographers in London will love

London eyeIt is no wonder London is so beloved by photographers. With a unique skyline and a vivid mixture of old and new architecture backed by plentiful green spaces, the city has its own distinct style, unmatched by other capital cities. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or a newbie, this guide… continue reading
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Covent Garden Market Highlights

Covent Garden MarketThousands of visitors flock to London’s Covent Garden area each month as there’s so much to see and experience. Once a garden belonging to Westminster Abbey dedicated to the production of food, the area was later redeveloped to replicate the formally-designed piazzas of Italy. Since then, Covent Garden steadily gained… continue reading
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Living history – 5 places to add to your mid-week itinerary

Houses of ParliamentIf you’re staying in London, you’re never short of historic venues to explore, many of which continue to play a pivotal role in the city’s story. This guide will tell you a little bit more about five of the top places you should add to your mid-week itinerary if you’re… continue reading
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6 cool places to visit by Tube from Paddington when you’re travelling solo

Lord’s Cricket GroundLondon is an amazing destination for solo travellers as there’s plenty to see and do during your visit. Better still, you get total freedom to do exactly what you want to do, when you want to do it. So if you fancy an indulgent lie in followed by a delicious… continue reading
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Top Recommendations for a Morning in Bayswater

Royal Albert HallLocated within central London, Bayswater is one of London’s most cosmopolitan districts, offering plenty to see and do within easy reach. The area is part of both the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, close to Charring Cross and Kensington Gardens. If you find yourself… continue reading
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4 Fun Things to Do with Kids Near Paddington This Winter

Paddington viewStaying in and around Paddington provides lots of scope for things to do as a family. The area is right in the heart of the city, so you’ll never be short of attractions to visit and sights to see. Here’s our brief guide to a few top attractions for kids… continue reading
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Bond Street : How to Get There and Why You Need to Visit

Macro view of a London mapBond Street is one of London’s glitziest shopping districts, world famous for an array of fabulous stores catering to every possible taste. Located within the upmarket district of Mayfair, the area is unmistakably high-end, and has long been considered a major tourist hot-spot, drawing visitors from all over the globe… continue reading
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Your ultimate guide to Winter Wonderland 2018

About Winter Wonderland Hyde ParkEvery winter, Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland extravaganza offers a true festive spectacle in the heart of London. With plenty to see and do this year, here’s our quick guide to getting around and planning your visit to Winter Wonderland 2018 during your stay in the city… History of Winter Wonderland… continue reading
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Victoria and Albert : How they Left Their Mark on Paddington

Queen Victoria and Prince AlbertQueen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert are two of the most enduringly renowned figures in British royal history. One of the reasons for this is their undeniable impact on the country, the city of London and in particular, Paddington. For guests staying nearby, here’s a quick glimpse at how… continue reading
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3 Pieces of Royal History within Reaching Distance of the Park Grand Hotel

3 Pieces of Royal HistoryAs you might expect, London is filled with all things royal. The capital city offers everything any aspiring royal watcher could possibly hope for, including an array of royal residences and plenty of royal history. In this blog, we’ll focus on three of the most significant sites for budding royal… continue reading
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