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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

Experiences

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

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.

Harrods

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.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022

Celebrate The Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022 and how we may best protect our planet and reduce harm by humans.

Cirque Du Soleil presents Kurios

Cirque Du Soleil returns to the Royal Albert Hall this January with their new stunt-filled production, Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities.

Vault Arts Festival

This winter, discover a wealth of art, theatre and comedy at the subterranean Vault festival located on the south bank.

Ukraine: Photographs from the Frontline

Go behind the front line with the Imperial War Museum's heartbreaking exhibition showing the reality of the war in Ukraine.

Yoga at the Natural History Museum

Looking to increase health and wellness as your New Year's Resolution? The Natural History Museum has recently announced its very own Yoga sessions in one of the most sought-after venues in London.

The Natural History Museum’s Valentine’s Day Silent Disco

Keen art enthusiasts may wish to pay a visit to the London Art Fair, the perfect place to browse for contemporary art and keep an eye out for up-and-coming artists.

Hieroglyphs: Unlocking Ancient Egypt

Explore the hidden world of ancient Egypt this winter, with the British Museum's incredible new exhibition exploring Hieroglyphics and witness the Rosetta stone before your eyes.

Japan: Courts and Culture

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture at the Royal Collection's newest expedition, Japan: Courts and Culture.

St George’s Hall Organ Recital

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

The Walker Gallery’s Art of the Terraces

The Walker Art Gallery welcomes a groundbreaking new exhibition exploring the culture which arose from football terraces in the 1970s.

The Challenger Expedition: Transforming our knowledge of ocean life

Explore one of the most significant ocean expeditions of the 19th century, located at Liverpool's World Museum in the heart of the city.

The 2022 Turner Prize Expedition

Celebrate the 2022 Turner Prize-winning artists for a limited time at The Tate Liverpool.

Alexander The Great, the Making of a Myth

Explore the legacy of Alexander the Great, one of history's most notorious emperors at the British Library's latest exhibition.

Pip & Pop at The Sherley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

When Flowers Dream showcases an eclectic mix of vibrant artworks made from everyday materials such as sugar, candy, and assorted craft materials. Join us at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art for an ethereal exhibition by internationally-renowned artist Tanya Schultz (a.k.a. Pip & Pop) at Kew Gardens.

The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story will transport you back to the 1960s for an immersive trip through music history!

Titanic and Liverpool: the untold story

Go on a fascinating journey through many little-known aspects of the Titanic disaster and explore Liverpool's central role in the Titanic story at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Told from perspectives of key personalities in the drama, it gives a unique insight into events surrounding the launch, voyage, sinking and its aftermath.

Hallyu! The Korean Wave

Hallyu! The Korean Wave at The V&A will showcase the colourful and dynamic popular culture of South Korea, exploring the makings of the Korean Wave and its global impact on the creative industries of cinema, drama, music, fandom, beauty and fashion.

JMW Turner with Lamin Fofana: Dark Waters

Explore JMW Turner with Lamin Fofana at Tate Liverpool. Although creating work centuries apart, both artists convey the power and politics of the ocean and explore its relationship to capitalism and colonialism.