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Royal London

A Guide to Royal London including exhibitions, palaces and the royal family. Get the London lowdown on some of the best places to visit if you want to get up close and personal with the British Royal Family.

Kensington Palace, secrets,, interesting facts, social distancing, covid

15 Fun Facts about Kensington Palace – and a post-lockdown tour

Last updated on December 8th, 2020 at 09:53 amKensington Palace has come out of lockdown. Its baroque doors have re-opened to the public with some coronavirus social distancing measures which would have made the party hardy Georgians wince. Enjoy some culture without the crowds, and discover interesting facts about the palace, the gardens, its history…

Royal Ascot Guide, Royal Ascot 2021, what to wear to Ascot

A Guide to Royal Ascot

Last updated on May 27th, 2021 at 06:28 pmRoyal Ascot is one of the highlights of the London season and an event to which I look forward to every year. I know nothing about horses, gambling or how to wear a hat, but I do enjoy British traditions and a glass or two, maybe even…

Diana in London, Diana locations London, Princess Diana's London

I Spy Lady Di | Princess Diana’s London

Last updated on July 1st, 2021 at 07:47 amDiana, or Lady Di, as she was known, continues to fascinate us today, and the memory of the People’s Princess still beats at the core of London’s heart. Diana is omnipresent on the London map: the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, Playground and Memorial Walk, the Princess Diana…

Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace, Diana, The Royal Family

A Visit to the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace

Last updated on March 15th, 2021 at 05:40 pmIf cars, carriages and horses went to heaven, The Royal Mews is where they would go. Tucked away behind Buckingham Palace, this is the ultimate stable for regal steeds and stately wheels and it reins supreme. And I’m sure Cinderella wouldn’t say neigh to trotting off in…