Enjoy a relaxing weekend away at this trendy four star Secret Hotel, ‘Trendy high quality hotel, amazing location – 4 star – London’, in a fabulous location in London. Staff at this luxurious premises pride themselves on delivering an impeccable service, offering room service, dry cleaning, car rental and will even help you organise private dining for groups of friends or colleagues. Guest Rooms are elegantly furnished with all the mod-cons that the discerning traveller has come to expect from a hotel of this high standard. Other onsite facilities include meeting rooms and a health club where you can relax and unwind.
London is a haven for art lovers, with many of it’s galleries free to the public and plenty of tours and activities to get involved with too. The Whitechapel Gallery has been showcasing contemporary art since 1901, and famously premiered the works of Jackson Pollock, Frieda Khalo and Mark Rothko. With beautiful exhibition space, historic archives and inspirational art courses, this is one of the capitals gems not to be missed. If you’re visiting with children, there are Saturday drawing workshops available as well as family trails and activity packs. The Dining Room serves seasonal cuisine for affordable prices, where you can mull over the works you’ve encountered.
London Zoo, in Regents Park, makes a fantastic day out whatever the time of year. With hundreds of species from around the globe, whatever your preference, you’re sure to see your favourite animal here. Go VIP and feed the giraffes and penguins, get up close to the tigers and komodo dragons or take a date to Zoo Lates in the summer, where you can wander around the park with a glass of wine in a kid free zone after 6pm. If you’re visiting with little ones, then Battersea Zoo is a great alternative. This more intimate kids zoo has a range of animals including the Oriental small-clawed otters, box turtles and the African Grey Parrot.
An evening cruise down the Thames can make for a wonderful finale to your getaway. Sail down the heart of London, taking in the spectacular nights skyline, including Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral and The London Eye, whilst you nibble canapes and sip on champagne. There are also sit down dinner options as well as live entertainment ranging from jazz bands, songs from the West End musicals and stand up comedy. If you’d prefer to dine on shore, then why not treat a loved one to the tasting menu at the Oblix restaurant on top of The Shard- with floor to ceiling breathtaking views.