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Experiences in Victoria

Explore what do to and where to visit in Victoria.

  • Hamilton Musical logo
  • Interior of The British Museum
  • The exterior of Buckingham Palace
  • House Guards celebrating the Queens birthday
What to do


From Changing of the Guard to enjoying a cruise along the Thames, there are plenty of things to do and see around Victoria. Browse our top picks below.

Eccleston Yards

Just a few short steps from our doors lies Eccleston Yards, an expertly designed courtyard, brimming with independent shops and experiences for you to enjoy.

Cadogan Hall

Prestigious concert hall and home of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Wicked the Musical at Apollo Victoria Theatre

West End and Broadway musical sensation, this beloved musical tells the untold story of the witches of Oz.

St James’s Park

St James’s Park includes The Mall and Horse Guards Parade, and is surrounded by landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Whitehall.

10 Downing Street

The headquarters of the Government of the United Kingdom and the official residence and office of the Prime Minister.

Victoria Memorial

Famous monument to Queen Victoria, located at the end of The Mall in London, and designed and executed by the sculptor Thomas Brock and Sir Aston Webb.

London Marathon

Join 40,000 runners at the annual London Marathon, taking place in April.

London Wine Week

Discover and taste new wines, varieties and vintages in different vanues across the capital.

London Fashion Week

Taking place in London twice a year, in February and September, the event showcases over 250 designers to a global audience.

Green Park

Right next to Buckingham Palace, Green Park offers a quiet retreat from bustling city life.

Trooping the Colour

The centrepiece of The Queen's birthday celebration is the Trooping the Colour, a giant display of traditional pageantry along The Mall.

Royal Garden Parties

If you're invited to a royal garden party at the palace, stay with us next door at The Resident Victoria and you won't be late!

Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

Situated right in the heart of London, Hyde Park hosts a variety of concerts, events and activites all year round.

The Houses of Parliament & Big Ben

One of the capital's most iconic landmarks, Big Ben, can be found in Elizabeth Tower at the north end of The Houses of Parliament.

Westminster Abbey

The 700-year-old coronation church of England is steeped in history and has hosted countless historic occasions.


World-famous department store opened in 1849 and one of London's main tourist attractions.

Coca-Cola London Eye

The Coca Cola London Eye is the world's tallest cantilevered observation wheel and offers breathtaking 360-degree views of the capital.

Self Guided Walking Tour

Create your own self-guided walking tour and explore Victoria at your own pace.

Thames Cruise with Afternoon Tea

Take in incredible views of London along the River Thames whilst enjoying a quintessentially British tradition, afternoon tea.

Luxury Shopping on Elizabeth Street

With a history dating back to the 1860s, Elizabeth Street and the surrounding area are one of the best retail experiences to be had in the neighbourhood.

Buckingham Palace

Visit the official residence of The Queen and explore The State Rooms, Royal Mews, The Queen's Gallery and Palace Gardens.

Hamilton The Musical

Catch the acclaimed and record-breaking musical at Victoria Palace Theatre, just steps away from our hotel.

The Other Palace Theatre

Part of Sir Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group, The Other Palace hosts an exciting programme of theatre, music and comedy.

Westminster Cathedral

Completed in 1903 and designed by John Francis Bentley in neo-Byzantine style, the Cathedral's tower has an elevator that takes visitors up to a viewing gallery 210 ft. above street level from where great views over London can be had. 25% off Viewing Tower ticket by presenting the Victoria Privilege Card (included in the Resident Hotels key-card wallet)

Where we love

Our Neighbourhood

Our hotels have been chosen in distinct neighbourhoods in London and Liverpool. Offering you the best places to eat, drink, museums to visits and parks to walk in.

One Day in Edinburgh

Discover the city behind Netflix's hit show One Day, Edinburgh! Walk in the footsteps of Emma and Dexter as you discover all this incredible city has to offer.

Tower of London Twilight Tours

Explore the Tower of London after dark this spring and discover the ghostly stories of Anne Boleyn, the Traitors' Gate and the tower at Twilight. 

Legion: Life in the Roman Army

Immerse yourself in the strength and brutality of life in the Roman army with the British Museum's acclaimed new exhibition, Legion.

Notre Dame Augmented Reality Exhibition at Westminster Abbey

Explore the wonders of both Notre Dame and Westminster Abbey a single afternoon, with this bold new augmented reality exhibition, bringing Notre Dame to life in the heart of London.

Jamie Lloyd’s Romeo & Juliet

A bittersweet tragedy about star-crossed lovers kept apart by their warring families, rediscover Shakespeare's most beloved play reimagined for modern audiences by visionary director Jamie Lloyd, starring Tom Holland.

Kew Garden’s Orchid Festival

For a much needed power of colour this winter, why not pay a visit to Kew Garden's exceptional new Orchid Festival?

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Witness stunning musical acts, artists from across the globe and His Majesty's Troops in this enchanting tribute to the Royal Military at Edinburgh Castle.

The Edinburgh Festival

The Edinburgh Festival, a cultural extravaganza, encompasses multiple festivals, notably the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival , the world's largest arts festival, transforms Scotland's capital into a vibrant cultural hub every August.

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto

Head over to the V&A Museum on Cromwell Road London this spring and take in the new exhibit Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto, exploring the life, work and legacy of Coco Chanel.

‘Diva’ at the V&A

Celebrate the power and influence of iconic divas throughout history, with the V&A's empowering new exhibition.

Regents’ Park Easter 10k Marathon and Family Fun Run

After an indulgent Easter Weekend, how better to burn off the chocolate than partaking in Regents' Park Easter 10K, fun-run or children's race?

Andy Warhol: Beyond the Brand

Explore the work and style of pop art icon Andy Warhol with the Halcyon Gallery's new exhibition 'Beyond the Brand'.

The Golden Bunny Easter Hunt at Hampton Court Palace

Join Lindt and Hampton Court Palace for their terrific Easter gold bunny hunt this spring, with a series of tasty treats hidden throughout their scenic grounds.

Easter Adventures at Speke Hall

Join Speke Hall for a series of Easter-themed activities, games and egg hunts this spring, just a short distance from The Resident Liverpool. Discover an Easter trail of 10 nature inspired activities and treats, perfect for families of all ages.

The Cavern Club Beatles Live Lounge

Travel back to the swinging '60s with the Cavern Club's vibrant Beatles tribute band every Friday and Saturday, featuring classic hits including Help, Get Back and Let It Be. 

The Randox Grand National

The Grand National is set to return to Liverpool this April! Why not dust off your best hat and finery and watch the races unfold up close?

St George’s Hall Organ Recital

Witness nationally renowned organist Ian Tracey rehearsing on the organ in Liverpool's Iconic St George's Hall.