London, with its unique blend of history and culture, is constantly changing, with new landmarks, stylish restaurants and clubs opening up all the time. Recently voted as the gourmet capital of the world, London is the European capital to stay in touch with all that's new and exciting while enjoying its wealth of historic buildings and eclectic mix of museums and art galleries.

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The Dorchester

The Dorchester The Dorchester offers accommodation of exceptional grace and comfort, all providing views over Hyde Park or the hotel's landscaped terraces.                                                                                                              Find out more

45 Park Lane

45 Park Lane The master behind the interior design of 45 Park Lane is Thierry Despont; New York based architect, curator, artist and designer.                                                                                                                                    Find out more

Our Gallery

Enjoy our photo galleries as we take you on a virtual tour of London

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20 September 2014 - 11 January 2015

John Constable at the V&A

The highlight of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s autumn schedule, a new exhibition centred on John Constable celebrates the iconic British artist.Famous today for his pastoral landscape paintings, Co...

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27 September 2014 - 14 December 2014

Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy

One of the world’s greatest living artists, German-born Anselm Kiefer will be celebrated in a new show at the Royal Academy.The first retrospective devoted to Kiefer’s work to be held in Britain, this...

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London October Rembrandt at the National
15 October 2014 - 18 January 2015

Rembrandt: The Late Works at the National Gallery

This comprehensive, landmark exhibition of Rembrandt’s late works is sure to be one of the highlights of London’s cultural calendar this autumn.The first in-depth exhibition ever to plumb this particu...