A Guide to Art in London: July and August

London is a vibrant city full of artistic flare. There seems to be creativity on every corner of every street and inside hundreds of buildings scattered across the city. From intriguing and contemporary, modern and mesmerising to classic and traditional; art is for everyone. Isn’t that great?

Right this very second there are numerous exhibitions happening in the capital – a lot of which are just a short walk from the Swinton Hotel. Here is our quick guide to what should be on your must-see list in the next couple of months.

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Our Guide to Summer in the City

London is the most exhilarating and happening city on earth – and great all year round, from autumn and winter to spring and summer! It is a cornucopia of style, history and events. What’s more, London doesn’t need to cost the earth! Many of its treats, like the Swinton Hotel, are great value for money and some are free! Here’s our guide to spending summer in the city without splashing out.

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A Guide of the Top Museums in London

London is famous for many things – Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, and so on. These attractions are all world class, of course, but did you know that London is also home to some of the world’s finest museums (and plenty of  hidden gems too)?

If you’ve got accommodation in Kings Cross, or easy access to Central London during your stay, be sure to check out some of the following venues where you can feast your eyes and mind on a wealth of history and information.

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Discover the Top 4 Filming Locations in London

London is brimming with hidden gems, some of them being the fact that the capital is often the backdrop of many Hollywood and British blockbusters. So, it’s no surprise that one of the activities often on visitors’ lists is to visit some of their favourite filming locations. Below we count down four of the best filming locations you simply need to check out. Continue reading

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Secret London: Hidden Gems for an Amazing London Visit

A trip to London is always exciting, and tourists from across the world flock to the capital every year. There’s so much to do in London that many smaller and more unique places get missed off the list. If you’re fed up with the same old attractions (though we reckon you won’t get tired of all the popular museums!), stay at the Swinton Hotel and check out our guide to some awesome places to discover in London. Continue reading

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