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The British Museum is dedicated to human history, art and culture, and is located in the Bloomsbury area of London. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence and originates from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present.
Covent Garden Market had its beginning in 1835 when a patent was issued to hold a “public fair or mart” in the area of Richmond, Dundas and King Streets. In 1845, the Market found a permanent home when city business owners donated land near Richmond, Dundas and King Street.
Harrods' 330 departments offer a wide range of products and services. Up to 300,000 customers visit the shop on peak days, comprising the highest proportion of customers from non-English speaking countries of any department store in London. More than five thousand staff from over fifty different countries work at Harrods. https://www.harrods.com/en-gb
Housing official residences of some of the biggest names in British politics, Downing Street is one of the most well-known locations in London.
Syon is one of the last great houses of London, and has been in the family of the present owners for more than 400 years. Profoundly historic, the House holds a wealth of art within its grand classical interiors, while the Park and Gardens feel like deep countryside, although barely nine miles from Charing Cross.
As an Academy they have much in common with museums and other galleries, but they also play a broader role – to promote not just the appreciation and understanding of art, but also its practice.
A day out at Marble Hill is a real treat as this beautiful Palladian villa is set in 66 acres of outstanding riverside parkland near Richmond in West London.
The Jewish Museum was founded in 1932 by Professor Cecil Roth, Alfred Rubens and Wilfred Samuel. Originally located in Woburn House in Bloomsbury, it moved to an elegant early Victorian listed building in Camden Town in 1994.
STANDING PROUDLY BETWEEN THE RIVER THAMES AND THE BEATING HEART OF LONDON’S THEATRELAND, THE SAVOY, A FAIRMONT-MANAGED FIVE STAR HOTEL, HAS LONG BEEN THE PLACE TO STAY IN LONDON FOR THOSE WHO PREFER THE FINER THINGS IN LIFE.
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