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The Mane Event: Where To Go For Horse Riding In London

Saddle up, we're going riding! Thought that horse riding was something that only happens in the countryside? Think again...


Where To Find Street Art You Can Banksy On

When you hear the words ‘street art’, you automatically think of young vandals running wild at night and ruining the walls of the local corner shop with bright spray paint, but lots of the work these artists do is actually mesmerising and admired. If you’re ready to take your artsy eye out of the galleries and into the streets, check out these spots around the city to find some of the most inspiring and unique pieces. Shoreditch Shoredtich is hip, creative and ‘down with the kids’ so it’s really no surprise it attracts so many street artists. In fact, there’s so […]

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Things to do Outdoors

Are You Headed To London’s Biggest Summer Party?

Is it just us or does the summer seem to be slipping away with the wind? And what the heck happened to the summery weather we’d grown to know and love so dearly?! The nights are already drawing in, winter is itching to make an early appearance, and we’re losing our mind over the fact all of the summer pop-ups are coming to an early end. But in an attempt to soak up the last of the summer, pop on your maxi dress, grab your heels, and why not head over to the mega summer garden party happening over at Battersea […]

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8 Courtyards To Cool Down In This Summer

There’s little more magical than a courtyard, a private space hidden deep within a building only accessible to an exclusive few. Think Oxbridge Colleges, Roman villas, Royal Palaces; that kind of thing. Plus, thankfully, lots of our favourite hotels and restaurants. And in the summer months, there’s little better way to enjoy the summer sun than in a hidden courtyard away from the bustling crowds. St Martins Lane Leicester Square (0.2 miles) If lions sleep in dens then St Martins Lane hotel are letting Veuve Clicquot do the roaring. The Den has teamed up with the famous Champagne house and […]

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These Are Shorely London’s 8 Best Beaches

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! Alright, alright, we know we don’t actually have the sea on our doorsteps. And, while we don’t always want to drive down to Brighton just to be stuck in tow-to-tow traffic for half the day, us Londoner’s are definitely in need of something. Alas, London has urban beaches galore popping up across the city and oh buoy, have we found some hidden gems for you (and thank goodness they’re literally down the road!). We’ve pieced together a list of the best London urban beaches – well, we shorely think so anyway, enjoy!

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Where Can I Go To Play Tennis On Grass?

Lots of things make Wimbledon special. The strawberries and cream, Henman Hill or Murray Mount (delete depending how old you are), the fact that it’s in London, we could go on. But for the players, the  big distinction besides the prestige is that the courts are grass. Most of us only play tennis on hard courts, they’re cheap to build and maintain and they’re the most widely available to rank amateurs like me and, probably, you. Fewer of us have the opportunity to regularly play on grass courts, a type of tennis that’s a lot faster, less predictable and, let’s […]

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

Row, Row, Row Your Boat: 5 Of London’s Best Unique Boating Experiences

Ahoy there! Be the captain of your very own vessel for the day as you embark on a sailing adventure across London. And, oh buoy, does London have boating experiences for you! From BBQing along Regent’s Canal or paddleboarding up and down The Thames. But alas, we’re tying a knot with the...

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5 London Garden Centre Restaurants That’re Unbe-leaf-able

If you’re lucky Londoner with a garden, we envy you! Oh, how we long to one day own a country house with acres upon acres of greenery. But, until then, we’ll spend our time longingly wandering the cities garden centres and devouring the foodie options they’re serving up instead.

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The Next Ascot Weekend Everyone’s Talking About

Like Abraham Lincoln and close-up magic, there’s way more to Ascot than top hats. Royal Ascot may be the most prestigious event in the race course’s calendar, but it’s by no means all there is going on at this pillar of British sporting life. Take the QIPCO King George Weekend, coming up at the end of July. One of 21 separate meets throughout the year, the weekend is the ideal way to get to know the real Ascot and after Royal Ascot is considered the most important, historic and glamorous raceday on Ascot’s calendar. Starting on Friday 26th July, the event […]

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