Explore our collection of extraordinary experiences, exclusively curated with our treasured local partners.
Enjoy a lazy afternoon in Kensington Gardens, accompanied by an Afternoon Tea or Picnic Feast, served in traditional wicker baskets and filled with delicious al fresco fayre.
Whichever you choose, you can expect a range of delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Devonshire clotted cream and homemade preserves, and a selection of French pastries. Picnic Feasts also include a smoked salmon and cheese platter, mixed charcuterie, and freshly baked bread.
Price: From £145 for two people including Champagne.
Did you know that the Royal Albert Hall once hosted a séance; that the auditorium was flooded with 56,000 litres of water for an opera concert; and that a royal love story almost stopped it from being built? Discover this and more on a guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall, and see the stage that has been graced by the likes of Muhammad Ali, Beyoncé, Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein and Ed Sheeran.
Tours are available every 30 minutes from 10am-4pm (November-March), 9.30am-4.30pm (April-October).
Price: From £13.75 (adults), £6.75 (children aged 5-16).
In partnership with PMD Tea, this Tea Academy afternoon tea experience is the perfect treat for tea lovers. Hosted by Dananjaya Silva, managing director of PMD Tea, enjoy classics such as Earl Grey and Lapsang Souchong, as well as more exotic varieties such as Lover’s Leap. Alongside the best single-estate Sri Lankan tea, you’ll enjoy our award-winning afternoon tea delicacies, including freshly baked scones with Devonshire clotted cream and homemade preserves, finger sandwiches, éclairs, tartlets, and macarons. Add a glass of Champagne for £10.
Price: £70 per person.
For those staying in one of our luxurious suites, enjoy an in-room cocktail masterclass with one of our expert mixologists.
Choose an old favourite or try something new, such as our signature Smoking Old Fashioned, or the unique Duchess Hourglass, a modern twist on the negroni, created in honour of the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Learn the tricks of the trade, or just sit back and enjoy watching your nightcap being prepared.
Price: £80 for two people.
Take a bespoke tour of the capital with leading Blue Badge tour guide Russell Nash, and see the best that London has to offer.
On his four-hour big London tour, you’ll see the Changing of the Guard, Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, St James’s Park and much more. Or choose the Kensington historical walking tour and explore the village’s cafés and boutiques, before visiting the stunning Kensington Palace just opposite The Milestone, now home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their young family.
Price: £210 for up to four hours (9am-1pm or 2-6pm)