As 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”
Although 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 us at DUKES – commons, public gardens and converted church yards. Continue reading “Looking for a quiet, relaxing break? London can offer that”
This was was written for summer 2014 – we’ll be updating it for summer 2018 soon!
With 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 every day! Continue reading “3 reasons to visit London this summer”
Did 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 (at the time of writing), 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 (hence our ‘at the time of writing’ comment above!), 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 Royal reason to stay in London”