London is a must-visit city all year round. Whether you’re heading to this UK destination for the first time, or making a return trip, there’s no denying our capital city has plenty of attractions and landmarks to be enjoyed and admired! And if you’re looking for a great hotel in London as a base, the Hotel Lily is in an ideal location.
The Hotel Lily is just a two-minute walk from West Brompton train and underground station. The centrally based hotel has a good selection of accommodation with single, twin, double, triple and quadruple guest rooms. All of which feature free WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. Close to the London Underground District Line, with great links to Earl’s Court, High Street Kensington and London Paddington, the Hotel Lilly benefits from great transport links that make it easy for visitors to explore London’s attractions.
Based in South Kensington, the Natural History Museum is an ideal visit that’s only 14 minutes from the Hotel Lily. It’s home to a collection of exhibitions promoting the discovery of the natural world, from botany through to zoology. Plus, a number of the collections have both historical and scientific value having been collected by Charles Darwin. Two of the popular and current exhibitions at the moment are Museum of the Moon and Orbit: A Journey around Earth in Real Time. During the festive period, the Natural History Museum is also home to an ice rink that’s popular with thousands of visitors.
Alternatively, the Science Museum in South Kensington is easy to get to from the Hotel Lily. It’s free to enter the museum which welcomes over three million visitors per year. It’s collections and exhibits focuses on the science that shapes our lives. Along with with an abundance of award-winning exhibitions, there are galleries and workshops with science demonstrations too.
Additionally, for visitors to London that are interested in art and design, the Victoria and Albert Museum will certainly impress. It’s home to historical and contemporary pieces, including works of art from many of the world’s richest cultures, and is conveniently located just around the corner from the Science Museum.
Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens
Once the hunting ground for Henry VIII, Hyde Park is the famous location of the popular Winter Wonderland that runs over the festive period – a must visit over Christmas for families! From the Ice Bar to the Giant Wheel and Santa Land, there’s so much for everyone to enjoy. Plus it’s free to enter.
Hyde Park is also a great spot to escape from the busy capital. It’s easy to enjoy the open green spaces and nature’s seasonal offerings, especially in spring and summer.
Fans of contemporary art and architecture will love the Serpentine Galleries at Kensington Gardens which are located to the west of Hyde Park. And for history buffs, a visit to Kensington Place, the birthplace of Queen Victoria, is ideal. Both attractions are a short 20 minute tube ride from the Hotel Lily too.
If you’d like to explore further afield, Madame Tussauds and the famous ZSL London Zoo are additional attractions. Also, Primrose Hill, The British Museum and the Churchill War Rooms.
If you’d like to secure great rates at the Hotel Lily contact our team today on 01775 843414. They’re available from Monday to Friday between 9:00am until 5:30pm.