A city to explore…
…the birthplace of the modern industrial revolution; come and visit one of the biggest, most intriguing, multi-cultural cities in the world.
There is something for everyone, travel on the world’s oldest underground system (initially constructed for horse and cart!), cycle on the infamous Barclays Bike, take a London Black cab, a bus or a boat and discover this beautiful city.
Enjoy the greatest shopping experience, from the world famous Harrods to the newly opened Westfield Shopping Centre close to the Olympic Village. If modern shops aren’t your thing, head to hustle and bustle of London’s markets such as Spitafields or Camden market.
Arts and Culture
Explore some of the greatest museums and galleries in the world (and believe it or not, most of them are free!) or watch one the many theatre productions on offer in one of iconic venues in the West End.
There many world class events on offer; the Premier League Football, Rugby, Cricket (if you know the rules), Wimbledon, Formula 1, Tennis and many more.
Food & Drink
There’s a multitude of restaurants offering some of the finest cuisine from all over the world. After all that you can enjoy the nightlife at the many pubs, bars and clubs located around London offering a huge variety of music!
The Lavender Guesthouse
Based in a beautiful quiet South London Street is surrounded by a lively and sociable population, home to many bars, cafes and restaurants for one to discover is a perfect base for you venture out into this city.
To the right are just some suggestions, please view the visitLondon link for further ideas or ask us! We are happy to suggest things to do.
Places to visit
Our mission is to maintain and develop our collections, and use them to promote the discovery, understanding, responsible use and enjoyment of the natural world.
Some of the most famous singers of all time have performed with the Company including Plácido Domingo, Angela Gheorghiu, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Bryn Terfel, Jonas Kaufman, Rolando Villazón, Juan Diego Flórez, as well as the late Luciano Pavarotti and Joan Sutherland.
Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The Queen, the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are open to visitors every year. For visitor information, please visit the Royal Collection website.
Iconic shopping centres in major cities around the world, integrating the best in fashion, food, leisure, entertainment and digital technology with the world’s leading retail brands.
Don’t forget, kids aged 15 and under go free!