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

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

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Sensing Spaces
25 January 2014 - 06 April 2014

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined

An interactive new exhibition, Sensing Spaces will be held in the Main Galleries of the Royal Academy and is set to explore how space and architecture affects us in our everyday lives. A handful o...

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David Bailey Stardust
06 February 2014 - 01 June 2014

Bailey’s Stardust

A new blockbuster exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery showcases the works of seminal portrait photographer David Bailey. This sweeping new retrospective includes 250 different works, which ...

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Strange Beauty at the National Gallery
19 February 2014 - 11 May 2014

Strange Beauty: Masters of the German Renaissance

A new exhibition at the National Gallery will highlight leading artists of the German Renaissance while also examining different conceptions of beauty and changing reactions to the creative time perio...