Monthly Archives: January 2012

Box Hill to host thousands of cycling fans

Sports fans from across the globe will soon embark on London getaways as the Olympics come to the capital, with cycling fans told that the Box Hill race can now support up to 15,000 spectators. Located in a region designated as "an area of outstanding natural beauty", Box Hill sits … Read the rest

Flip a pancake this Shrove Tuesday

As winter crawls to an end visitors to London hotels can beat the last of the chilly weather with the capital's traditional Pancake Day celebrations. Set to take place on Shrove Tuesday, which falls anywhere between February 2nd and March 9th depending on Easter, this year's syrup covered festivities land … Read the rest

London Cocktail Club opens up theatreland venue

Nightlife fans hitting the capital have been invited to enjoy one of the newest and best cocktail bars in London, the London Cocktail Club. The newly opened venue at 244 Shaftesbury Avenue is ideal for a London getaway, with some of the best museums and theatres just a stone's throw … Read the rest

Absent Friends returns to London

Couples venturing into the capital on romantic London getaways this coming Valentine's Day have a new play to delight in as the Harold Pinter Theatre stages a production of Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy Absent Friends. It's A comedy about embarrassing social faux pas; when protagonist Colin losses his fiance his … Read the rest

Take a break in London’s Kyoto Gardens

Travellers on London getaways looking for a unique multi-cultural experience in the capital may want to consider Holland Park's Kyoto Gardens, according to photographer Chris Osburn. The city shutterbug described how the picturesque outdoor space could be an ideal place to explore for out of town visitors staying in central … Read the rest

Crumpled city solves map woes

To the uninitiated, navigating around the capital can be a complex and difficult task, especially if the treacherous wet weather distorts a much relied upon map. However, a solution is at hand. Those exploring the capital while on London getaways may want to consider investing in a Crumpled City map. … Read the rest

Foodie blogger highlights London’s best bites

Serious food fans may soon be rushing to look up cheap hotel packages in the capital as Luiz Hara, of The London Foodie blog, has revealed his top London picks for eating out. Likely to get all foodies salivating and considering a stay in hotel rooms in London, the writer … Read the rest

London looks to break Guinness records

Guests in central London hotels may soon have ample opportunity to help the city break 20 Guinness World Records in a new campaign which will see the city become a multi-record holding region. Each attempt to break a world record will be linked with a famed attraction to celebrate the … Read the rest