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An Insider’s Guide to London

England’s capital and one of the largest financial centres in the world, London boasts powerful business and art scenes that attract the entire scope of global travellers. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, our exclusive insider’s guide will tell you everything you need to know about what’s on in London in 2020.

The Best Time to Travel

London’s climate is mild throughout the year offering travellers the opportunity to visit when it suits them most. The spring months from March to May bring with them wet but softer temperatures, lush greenery, and flowers in bloom. While the Easter weekend often means closures as well as celebrations. Summer (Jun-Aug), along with warm weather, brings music festivals, outdoor cinemas and many great outdoor activities worth experiencing. As the autumn months (Sep-Nov) settle in the weather can often be mild with early mornings and evening much cooler. As the days get shorter and the nights longer look out for Christmas light which begin to appear. Winter in London can be cold, frosty, wet and windy but the Christmas season is well worth experiencing. Visitors often stay a little longer to experience the spectacular New Year’s celebrations and, of course, the January sales. 

Where to Stay

The Savoy London Since its notable opening in 1889, The Savoy London’s reputation for excellence has attracted famous celebrities, royal families, politicians, and businessmen alike. The prestigious hotel, located just steps away from the Royal Opera House on the Northbank of the River Thames, is an iconic destination in its own right. As rich in history as it is glamour, The Savoy’s elite, sophisticated atmosphere coupled with its quintessential British style makes this venue the ideal setting for travellers who wish to experience London’s finest.

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The Stafford London In the heart of St. James, Mayfair, The Stafford sits amongst royal parks and palaces as a true hallmark of London. Known for its world-class accommodation and characteristic English elegance, the hotel is an exemplary model of timeless luxury. Among its highlights, The Stafford boasts critically-acclaimed restaurant The Game Bird, an American cocktail bar, and a wine cellar from the 17th century housing an impressive collection of the world’s finest wines. Each unique room features a traditional touch of decor, with modern amenities such as Nespresso machines and workstations to serve the needs and desires of every guest.

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What Not to Miss

 

Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard

A popular tourist attraction, the Changing of the Guard is an iconic hour-long ceremony in which the Queen’s guards alternate positions of duty protecting Buckingham Palace.

 

The British Museum where you can discover two million years of human history.

Or why not wander around Westminster which offers some of London’s most famed sights, including Big Ben, Parliament, and Westminster Abbey, a wander through the Westminster borough is a must for every London visitor.

 

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