5 Royal Sights To Visit When In London

DSCI0046.JPGAs many of you will know, London is filled with many fantastic attractions and sights – from the London Eye to Big Ben, but the Queen and the Royal family are a particularly big attraction for many people.

So, we wanted to share some information and ideas about the Royal attractions in the capital.  And there are a wide variety for you to choose from!

If you were Queen (or King) for the day, where would you spend your time? Continue reading “5 Royal Sights To Visit When In London”

Looking For A Quiet, Relaxing Break? London Can Offer That, Too!

IMAG0030.JPGAlthough there is a belief that London is a hustle and bustle type of city, which is true in many senses, it doesn’t always have to be that way.

There are a number of ways you can enjoy a quieter, more relaxed stay in our capital city; for example, do you know how many parks and open spaces there are in London?

If you count the City of London and Greater London, then you are looking at around 1,000 different green spaces to relax in.  These include Royal parks – such as those which surround DUKES – commons, public gardens and converted church yards. Continue reading “Looking For A Quiet, Relaxing Break? London Can Offer That, Too!”

3 Reasons To Visit London This Summer

wimbledonWith summer officially due to begin on the 21st June, it is just around the corner – whether the sunshine plays by the rules is another question all together.

If you want to enjoy the summer months, then London is the place to be – there is so much going on, nearly every day. Continue reading “3 Reasons To Visit London This Summer”

The Queen’s Birthday Parade – A Right Royal Reason To Stay In London

rsz_buckingham-palace-guardsDid you know that each and every year, the Queen celebrates two birthdays?

And it is soon to be one of them – on the 14th June, the Queen will celebrate her official birthday, even though her actual birthday is on the 21st April.

Interestingly, her official birthday doesn’t have a fixed date, but it is always a Saturday in June, so that there is good weather (hopefully!) for an outdoor event. Continue reading “The Queen’s Birthday Parade – A Right Royal Reason To Stay In London”