The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green is an extraordinary celebration of all things fun. With a permanent collection of toys dating back over 100 years, a comprehensive chronology of 20th-century toys, it offers an intriguing history of play, as well as the chance to go down memory lane. Plus there are always events, storytelling and workshops going on. Yippee!
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TO MARKET, TO MARKET
Portobello Market is just one of so many flea markets in London. Visit it on a Saturday morning and head for the flyover section for the best fashion finds. If antiques are more your thing, Alfie’s Antique Market in Lisson Grove is simply glorious. Amble through the aisles and we defy you not to find something to treasure. Our concierge can point you in just the right direction.
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DESIGN & MAKE
The Design Museum, a fascinating destination, is home to a diverse collection that includes bicycles, home furnishings and fashion, telling the story behind their creation and opening our eyes to the importance of design. The museum also offers a series of fun family-orientated ‘Design & Make’ workshops and activity days.
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When it comes to fine dining, there’s a huge choice in the neighbourhood – starting with The Connaught itself.Find out more
Calling all history buffs: London has some of the most historic attractions in the world, and our concierge has picked some of his favourites.Find out more
Hyde Park Running Guide
With Hyde Park just on our doorstep, our unique running guide will tell you what you need to know.Find out more