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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 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.

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.

London Pride

Join London Pride this summer for a technicolour celebration of LGBTQIA+ love, diversity, and resilience, just moments from The Resident.

‘NAOMI In Fashion’ at The V&A Museum

Rediscover the extraordinary career of fashion icon and modelling legend, Naomi Campbell at the V&A's stunning new exhibition.

Kew Midsummer Fete

Discover great food, a Victorian funfair and community spirit at the Kew Midsummer Fete, raising funds for several fantastic local causes.

Regent’s Park Theatre 2024 Summer Season

Treat yourself to a taste of London's West End under the stars with the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2024 Summer season.

The Shakespeare Globe’s The Taming of the Shrew

Explore the renowned contemporary photography collection of Sir Elton John in the V&A Museum's bold new exhibition 'Fragile Beauty'.

Fragile Beauty at The V&A Museum

Explore the renowned contemporary photography collection of Sir Elton John in the V&A Museum's bold new exhibition 'Fragile Beauty'.

London Open House Festival

Explore London's architectural gems during the Open House Festival! From historic landmarks to modern marvels, enjoy free access to 800 sites.

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.

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.

London Design Festival

Celebrate creativity at the London Design Festival, with exhibitions, talks, and iconic installations from renowned artists.

Barbie: The Exhibition

Following the whirlwind success of the recent Barbie Movie, peek behind the doors of the dreamhouse with the Design Museum's new exhibit, Barbie: the exhibition.

Frieze Art Fair

One of the world's most influential art festivals, Frieze Art Fair at last returns to London this autumn.

Edinburgh’s Doors Open Festival

Go behind the scenes at some of Edinburgh's most unique historic venues, ranging from the University of Edinburgh to a series of historic homes and offices across the city, the ultimate event for keen historians.

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.

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 International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival returns with another summer of extraordinary acts and performances,

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.

Above and Beyond Tour of Liverpool Cathedral

Discover the hidden secrets and glittering treasures of Liverpool Cathedral in their stunning new tour, Above and Beyond. Offering extraordinary views of the cathedral's acclaimed architecture and unique historical perspectives of the city. 

Wicked at The Liverpool Empire

Discover the Wicked Witch's side of the story and experience Oz as never before with Stephen Schwartz's modern classic musical, Wicked!

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibition

Discover the timeless paintings of Van Gogh projected in a stunning augmented art experience, ideally located in the heart of Liverpool.

International Beatles Week 2024

Join music lovers from across the country as Liverpool celebrates the city's 64-year musical legacy this August, with International Beatles Week!

In The Park Festival at Sefton Park

Enjoy an evening of atmospheric music, legendary musicians and good times at Liverpool's In The Park Festival this July at Sefton Park!

National Treasures: Velázquez in Liverpool

Discover the masterpieces of Velázquez at Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery in the acclaimed National Gallery exhibition 'National Treasures'.

Liverpool Pride 2024

Liverpool Pride returns to Liverpool this summer in a colourful celebration of love, empowerment and the LGBTQIA+ community.

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. 

Bees: A Story of Survival at the World Museum

Explore the vital role of bees at Liverpool's World Museum. Dive into their story of survival through interactive displays and immersive exhibits. Discover the threats they face and the innovative solutions to protect them. An enlightening experience for all ages.