How England’s capital city is going wild for the crown
Since The Crown turned the golden age of British monarchy into a silver screen sensation, Claire Foy and co have shone the spotlight on Britain’s best-known family. Following the culture-shifting, era-defining reign of Queen Elizabeth II, with all its rituals and responsibilities, trials and tantrums, this award-winning series has fans across the globe. So it’s little wonder that many of us are considering London as a winter-time city break. As palaces open their doors to visitors and calendars fill up with royal events, all eyes are on the capital.
Many ceremonial events have happened here for centuries. But there are also lots of one-off exhibitions that those in the know can be first in line for. Here’s a run-down of all the not-to-be-missed royal experiences – and London’s best boutique hotels to use as your luxury base: