What’s Happening In London In September

This September in London promises to be busy. With university students flocking back to their dorms and study halls. Businesses preparing for the holidays to come and the team at The Bentley continuing to offer some of the best luxury and relaxation in Kensington & London. With a perfect location to see London for the great city it is we like to offer you something special, to make your visit even more enjoyable.

Our Kensington location means you get quick access to the entirety of London and so we want to make sure if you are visiting with us this September you aren’t missing out on the great events happening in the capital city.

Last of the Proms

September 10th marks the last prom performance of 2016. This patriotic event will feature British anthems and a flurry of flag waving. The Last Night of the Proms brings the annual celebration of classical music to a rousing close. BBC will be broadcasting the entire event live, so if can’t get tickets you will still be able to enjoy the full event from the comfort of your room at The Bentley.

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Designing London

Culture can be found throughout London any time of year, however if design and art is what encapsulates your mind and you seek inspiration of composition and style. Don’t just visit London this September; experience all it has to offer in culture between the 17th and 25th 2016. With exhibits across London you will never be far from experiencing something new. Find all the landmark projects here, and even create your own maps with your own exhibit interest on the official site.

Sensational Butterflies

The Natural History Museum also has something interesting on and ever since the 24th of March they have been showcasing their spectacular butterfly collection. Inspire children to take an interest in the world around them and become wise to the true beauty of butterflies.

Take a walk through the wild butterfly garden and try your best to spot as many types as you can from everyday garden breeds to spotlight rare breeds like the Tiger Longwing you could find them all. Only a 4 minute drive away from The Bentley Hotel it’s the ideal place to visit when travelling as a family.

Don’t just visit London this September, experience all it has to offer and stay at The Bentley hotel. Also get more with our sensational suite offer, tailored to provide all of our direct booking guests something a little more luxurious.

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Whats On In London This August

London this August promises to be a spectacular place. Take your pick from whats on including park pillow fights, carnivals, BBC proms and open air film screenings. There is something for every individual, couple and family here in London this August 2016.

As always we are here to suggest a few key events that should definitely be part of your stay in London this August.

The Royal Family At Buckingham Palace

Now you might not be able to meet the royal family face to face, however you can see one of their residences up close and personal. Buckingham Palace opened its doors to ticket holders on the 23rd of July. Even although this incredible opportunity is running through all the way to the 2nd of October, tickets are selling out fast.

The tour allows you to personal explore the lavishly furnished state rooms, containing some of the greatest treasures and possessions of the royal family.

Items available to be seen include:

  • Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude
  • Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey
  • Exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain
  • Some of the finest English and French furniture in the world

Even with this tour being available for a limited time every year, each year is special. Every year, the Palace’s summer opening features a special exhibition. This exhibition is always unique and this year it is a celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Notting Hill Carnival 2016

London’s biggest street party is not just big in London as The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe and originated in 1964. Music, food and lots of amazing food is exactly what you need this summer in London.

With the perfect scheduling you can fit so much into the August bank holiday weekend. With sightseeing Friday and Saturday and the energetic carnival Sunday and Monday have the greatest experience this August in London.

The Carnival floats and bands set off at 9am on both Sunday and Monday mornings, running roughly until 7pm both days.

If you are thinking about joining London for this fabulous event or want to know more information, click here.

To find out the newest and exclusive offers for our guests at The Bentley, follow this link. Our sensational suite offer is perfect for a luxury stay in London.

 

Enjoy The London Summer With The Bentley

For many in England July is a month of hope. Hope for that perfect sunny day to explore London city without having to constantly take cover to escape the bad weather.

July is the perfect month to visit London. For one it is on average the warmest month of the year and there is so much happening across the city and across the country. In this article we want to share a few events to enjoy if you are visiting London during the month of July.

Don’t forget to check out our latest special offers from The Bentley Hotel here.

Royal Albert Hall

This beautiful and significant hall hosts a vast variety of events with something on most days and with something for everyone. We will be listing a few events that might interest you but there is more to find out about on their events calendar.

Secret History Tour

This exclusive tour will be happening on many days throughout the month, it will provide an insight into the historic happenings of the Hall. Discover the unexpected story of London’s most iconic concert venue. Each tour offers a unique experience and may include opportunities to see artists rehearsing for their evening performance.

The Proms

These spectacular performances happen only once a year and are truly astounding. Many of the proms aren’t selling tickets yet or are available through sites other than the Royal Albert Hall website. However Prom 2 featuring Mussorgsky is offering tickets now, so follow the link below and book your tickets for Prom 2 or other available Proms.

Find tickets here for Prom 2.

The Games Afoot

Become the British detective we all know and love, Sherlock Holmes. The Game’s Afoot, an immersive detective experience where 40 people in a room are tasked with solving two unique cases. Uncover clues, use the power of deduction, interview suspect and solve the mystery.

This ingenious adventure can be found at the Madame Tussauds, a wax figurine exhibition known around the world. Using traditional practices artists sculpt lifelike models of celebrities, historical figures and famous characters.

Find out more about this experience here.

There is a vast variety of activities you can enjoy this july in London, however make the most of your visit and treat yourself to a little bit of luxury this summer by staying at The Bentley. Find our latest summer offers here.

Enjoy June With The Bentley Hotel

June. The month where summer officially starts but we all wish it was a little sunnier. The month where Wimbledon delights the public and we celebrate our fathers for all they have done for us.

Make the most of London in the month of June with some great suggestions from The Bentley.

At The Bentley we want to make sure you are making the most of your time in London by providing you with luxurious accommodation, activities and events to attend during your visit.

Father’s Day 2016

With Father’s Day fast approaching it’s time to plan an amazing day out in London visiting the sites, Museums and enjoying a delectable lunch. Why just make plans for a day when you could truly show your appreciation and make it a weekend away in London. Here you can find the best assortment of pubs, theatres, restaurants and so much more. No matter your fathers taste there is something for you to do together. Dine in luxury at The Bentley where we offer private dining and special offers to make the most of your stay. Find our menus here.

Serve up Summer At Wimbledon 2016

Did you know the first Wimbledon championship took place in 1877? This makes it the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It’s enriched with tradition as well as modern influences. For instance Wimbledon once used white balls, however when the events started to be film they changed the ball to yellow to allow it to be seen more easily on television.

Going to Wimbledon is a must do this June. The atmosphere is buzzing and welcoming for anyone from anywhere. You don’t even need a ticket to go. Henman Hill (Murray Mound) offers a huge screen for your watching pleasure. Just grab a picnic blanket and some Pim’s and enjoy the Wimbledon experience without splashing out. Of course nothing compares to being on Centre Court seeing first hand athletes competing for the beautiful Wimbledon trophy. Just be sure to book tickets soon, because they are in high demand.

There is so much  London has to offer this June so why not book a stay at The Bentley. Find out about our latest offers here, to get the most of your visit.

Celebrate The Queen’s Birthday With The Bentley

Witness history in the making with a visit to London during the months of May and June. As the longest reigning UK monarch of all time, Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrating her 90th birthday for the second time this year. The second time this year you ask? The Queen celebrated her 90th birthday on the 21st of April, however due to royal tradition, Kings and Queens have held birthday celebrations on summer days different from their actual birthday. This is so they can enjoy the summer weather and provide activities and celebration for the public to enjoy.

Visit London For The Best Celebratory Activities

If you are thinking about visiting London for the summer celebrations, we invite you to stay in style at The Bentley. With easy access to the city, join the festivities, laugh with friends and make unforgettable memories this summer celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Queen’s Birthday Celebration Schedule

Many events are still being finalised but below is a basic schedule with some of the most unforgettable events.

May 12 – 15 2016

90 minute Birthday spectacular:

  • 900 Horses
  • 1,500+ Riders
  • Spectacular performers
  • So much more

June 10 2016

A Friday service will be held at St Pauls Cathedral. This is the start of a weekend of celebrations for both the Queen’s 90th and The Duke of Edinburgh’s unofficial 95th birthday. Unfortunately the congregation will be made up of only special guests (invite only). But you will still be able to view from outside the Cathedral and join in the festivities outside.

June 11 2016: Trooping the Colour (The Queen’s Birthday Parade)

During this event the Queen has the chance to inspect and judge each soldier from the household division. If you aren’t able to make it to London this day, the BBC will be televising the event from 10am.

If you are in London make your way to  Buckingham Palace to catch a glipse of the Royal Family travelling to and from Buckingham Palace throughout the day in their extravagant Carriages.

June 12 2016: The Patron’s Lunch

This traditional event is an immense street party for 10,000 guests eating a picnic and being entertained by dozens of street performers and circus acts. Discover all the details on how to get involved here.

Due to the popularity of this event, it will fill up quickly so act promptly to secure your place.

The Bentley Offers

Take advantage of the great offers we during this celebratory period and enjoy London is style and luxury.

Find our latest offers here.

Enjoy Wimbledon Finals Week With The Bentley 6 – 10 JULY 2015

With the finals just days away the Wimbledon excitement is reaching fever pitch. Whether you have managed to secure tickets or have been following the action from the comfort of your couch, The Bentley Hotel in Kensington is offering extra special Wimbledon treats. Take your pick from a Delicious Three Course Wimbledon Lunch or a Quintessentially British Wimbledon Afternoon Tea.

Delicious Three Course Wimbledon Lunch

Enjoy a lovely lunch in the last few days of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships with friends and family dining at our exclusive Kensington restaurant, Peridot. The special Wimbledon menu features a sumptuous 3 course festive menu along with a glass of chilled fine Champagne or Pimm’s with lemonade and selection of teas.

Price: £35.00 per person – To make a reservation please call t: 020 7244 5555

Wimbledon Afternoon Tea

Two quintessentially British afternoon activities, tennis and afternoon tea come together at Peridot during the Wimbledon games. Indulge with delicious afternoon tea selection of sandwiches and cream-slathered strawberries, sipping sparkling wine or Pimm’s with lemonade.

Price: £35.00 per person – To make a reservation please call t: 020 7244 5555

London Parks In The Summer

London’s parks are truly magical and they really come alive in the summer time. The warm rays of sunshine bathe the grassy spaces and trees in golden light and the sounds of summer waft over on the gentle breeze. The location of The Bentley mean you can either head north to the various Royal Parks or South across the River Thames to Battersea Park.

The Bentley Near London parks

What To Do This Summer In Hyde Park

One of the largest London Parks, Hyde Park spoils for choice. Explore Kensington Palace and Gardens and The Serpentine on foot or hire a bike and cruise up and down the lanes that crisscross the park. Find the perfect spot in the park to soak up the summer sun and enjoy a traditional British picnic under the grand towering trees.

What To Do This Summer In Battersea Park

Battersea Park enjoys a northern border along the River Thames with grand views of the north bank from the one-kilometre long riverside promenade. Battersea Park offers a number sporting facilities and miles of roads and paths for a run through nature. The Children’s Zoo is a great outing for the family with a chance to see animals from home and abroad.

A great way to see the park and fun for the family is by hiring a recumbent bike from London Recumbents. Sort of a cross between a bicycle and a go-kart the kids will love exploring the park this way. Hire your from London Recumbents located by the The Children’s Zoo on the North Carriage Drive.

We are really looking forward to welcoming you at The Bentley this summer. Check availability now and speak to our concierge about enjoying London’s parks in the summer.