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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Local temperature 13°C(55°F)

Local time 10:45 PM

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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

What's On

24 October 2014 - 30 August 2015

Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum

The blockbuster exhibition is continuing its tour with a new stop in London, where its wild images are sure to captivate viewers of all ages.In honour of 50 years of the Wildlife Photographer of the Y...

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24 January 2015 - 10 April 2015

Rubens & His Legacy at the Royal Academy

The Royal Academy plays host to one of history’s legends, celebrating Rubens’ spectacular and awe-inspiring collection. Described as the ‘Prince of Painters’, masterpieces by Rubens will be ...

What's New

10 February 2015 - 09 April 2015

Swan Lake at the Royal Opera House

138 years after its premiere, the beloved Swan Lake will return to the stage once again for a two month run at the Royal Opera House. Arguably the most significant and well known of all the ballets, T...