London is one of the most exciting cities to spend a holiday in the UK. The capital is brimming with world-famous attractions that include some of the most iconic spots. Apart from the fantastic sightseeing, there is plenty of great shopping, entertainment, fine dining and a wealth of other activities and events to stay engaged when on a trip to the city.
The most happening spot in central London, so choosing to stay at any of the hotels near Marble Arch would be ideal location wise. There are plenty of properties in the area ranging from London 5-star hotels to boutique accommodation.
Whilst in central London do not miss a delicious Hankies Cafe English Tea experience at The Montcalm Marble Arch hotel. If you are visiting the city for the first time you would definitely want to carry home some souvenirs of your trip like:
Enjoy retail therapy at Fortnum & Mason: Although Fortnum & Mason has quite a number of suppliers in major cities across the world, nothing quite competes with shopping at the authentic store in London. It is a stone’s throw from Piccadilly Circus and the Montcalm hotel. While at the store check out the iconic clock that chimes every 15-minutes. The store is not just famous for its world-class items as the décor of the stores is outstanding as well. When there, try their afternoon tea experience at the iconic Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon. You will need to make reservations in advance.
Get a stylish tuxedo at Savile Row: If you want to buy the best of bespoke clothing then there is no place as renowned as Savile Row. The area has earned acclaim the world over for the exquisite tailoring standards maintained by stores there. If you want a suit cut and stitched to perfection, visit any of the stores at Savile Row Street.
Shop for an umbrella at James Smith & Sons: London weather is whimsical at best! There can be bright sunshine one moment and in a couple of hours, there could be a downpour. The solution is not to let the weather overwhelm you and get an umbrella. Head to one of the most famous purveyors of the best quality umbrellas James Smith & Sons at 53 New Oxford Street. The umbrellas are manufactured by master craftsmen at the shop itself. If you are looking for the highest quality of walking sticks and umbrellas, none can match the quality of James Smith & Sons. Ever since they entered the business, they have remained the top suppliers of walking sticks and umbrellas in the city, with patrons visiting London to shop.
Save on transport costs with an Oyster Card: During your trip to the city, if you need to travel extensively during your stay, using public transport will be the best option. Investing in an Oyster Card will definitely be beneficial as it can be used on the Tube, buses, Overground and Emirates Cable Car and is a great way to save on transport costs.