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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

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.

BBC Earth: The Immersive Experience

Discover the wonders of the natural Earth with the BBC's immersive experience, showcasing our incredible natural environments, narrated by David Attenborough.

The State Rooms

Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. During a visit to the Palace, you can see the magnificent State Rooms which provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining.

Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur

This Spring, London's Natural History Museum is set to welcome the Jurassic period's largest dinosaur, the Titanosaur...

The Trooping of the Colour (The King’s Birthday Parade)

Join the Royal family as they celebrate the King’s official birthday with the Trooping of the Colour this June.

Taste of London Food Festival

This summer, sample some of London's best local chefs, trending restaurants and budding breweries with Taste of London's beloved food festival

After Impressionism: Inventing Modern Art

This season the National Gallery is set to draw back the curtain on the history and iconic pieces that shaped the impressionist era.

London Gallery Weekend

This summer, pay a visit to the world's largest gallery festival, London Gallery Weekend? Free for all to attend, celebrate London's extensive gallery scene, placing a much-needed spotlight on our city's independent galleries and budding young artists.

The Secret Life of Bees at Almeida Theatre

Susan Birkenhead's beloved novel arrives to the West End, with music from legendary Broadway composer Duncan Sheik.

Liverpool Pride 2023

Liverpool Pride returns to the Pierhead this summer in a colourful celebration of love, empowerment and the LGBTQIA+ community. Festivities are expected to include a flurry of music, entertainment and theatrical events, as well as a breathtaking parade, where performers and attendees alike are encouraged to be their authentic selves. 

West End Musicals by Candlelight

Journey into the dazzling world of musical theatre with West End by Candlelight at St George's Hall.

Southport Food and Drink Festival

A 'foodie' paradise, discover the taste of the Northwest this summer with the Southport Food and Drink Festival.

Penny Lane Church’s Good Market

Designed with the hope of promoting sustainable and ethical shopping, while supporting local vendors and charities the Good Market has a very simple but effective set of values, Good People, Good Stories, Good Vibes!

Chila Kumari Singh Burman’s Merseyside Burman Empire

Experience the experimental talents of Chila Kumari Singh Burman in their ground-breaking artistic showcase,  Merseyside Burman Empire. Discover Chilia's incredible cultural landscape, utilising Neon, sculpture and film to challenge gender and cultural stereotypes, in a moving combination of Punjabi and Scouse cultures. 

Make at Tate – Family workshops

Join the Tate Liverpool in their family-friendly creative workshops including geometry art, fun paint lessons or egg decorating!

Liverpool Biennial 2023

Liverpool Biennial returns to the city this summer, with its gripping set of contemporary art installations throughout our city.

Sister Act at the Liverpool Empire

The acclaimed West End musical Sister Act arrives to Liverpool this Spring. Follow the story of disco singer Deloris as a brush with the mob results in her hiding in her local nunnery.

National Museums Liverpool x Eurovision

For a limited time this May, experience Liverpool's local museums in a new light as they receive a Eurovision glow-up! With a wealth of local installations, artists and musicians taking over the galleries, there has never been a better time to pay a visit! 

The 151st Open at Royal Liverpool

Join Royal Liverpool in celebrating their 151st Open Championship. and witness Liverpool's sporting excellence in this renowned golf championship!

Home and Away at Sudley House

Explore Liverpool's stunning views and historical moments with Sudbury House's collection of our city's best paintings throughout history.

Ormskirk Artisan Market 2023

Discover the local craftsmen and designers of the North East in Ormskirk's local Artisan Market.

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.

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 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.