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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.

A Guide to the Coronation of King Charles III

Last updated on January 24th, 2023It’s official: the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May. There will be plenty of ways in which you can get involved during the Coronation Weekend – from joining the crowds along The Mall for…

Tower of London Christmas 2022

Review: Tower of London Christmas 2022

Last updated on January 23rd, 2023The Tower of London is dressed for Christmas this winter and has launched its annual magical festive experience for all the family. There are plenty of twinkling trees dotted around together with twelve festive installations reflecting the fortress’s 1000-year history. It’s easy to imagine the old walls whispering about the…

Platinum Jubilee events London

A Guide to the Platinum Jubilee Events in London

Last updated on January 23rd, 2023Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II is officially the first British Monarch to serve for 70 years. To celebrate, the country will be celebrating her Platinum Jubilee with a range of exciting events, from royal jousting at Hampton Court Palace to an undulating carpet of colourful blooms in the Tower…

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

Visit Kensington Palace | 15 Fun Facts

Last updated on March 29th, 2022Queen Victoria was born in Kensington Palace, Princess Diana lived here with her sons, and Prince William and Catherine have now taken up residence here with their children. But Kensington Palace is more than a royal residence, it’s also one of London’s greatest historical treasures and it’s baroque doors are…

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

A Guide to Royal Ascot

Last updated on May 27th, 2021Royal 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 three, of a…

Diana London locations

I Spy Lady Di | Princess Diana London Locations

Last updated on November 21st, 2022Diana, 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 Memorial Garden and…

Royal Mews

A Visit to the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace

Last updated on May 15th, 2022If 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 a Royal Carriage…