Local Information

Bomber Command Memorial

   

This excellent and moving memorial to the 55,573 who died while serving in Bomber Command 1939-45 is in Green Park, very close to the Club. Take time to visit this memorial, a reminder of the sacrifice made for the sake of generations to come. 

Royal Parks       


One of the best things about London is its abundance of open spaces. Hyde Park, Green park and St James Park are very close to the Club. What's more, spending the day exploring the city's majestic parks is absolutely free. To read more about each park and the sports, music, theatre and family events taking place there, visit www.royalparks.org.uk. You will be sure to find the perfect spot, whether you're up for a wander or a picnic, want to burn some calories or simply kick back and let nature revitalise you.

Buckingham Palace   

 

Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837 and today is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch. Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms. These include 19 State rooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms. The state rooms at the Palace are open to visitors every year: For visitor information, please visit www.royalcollection.org.uk 

Department Stores    

 

Fortnum and Mason: The quintessential English store, Fortnum & Mason has been selling food, luggage, homewares and clothes to London's finest since 1707. The official grocer to The Queen, the beautiful store has four restaurants and sells the most indulgent foodstuffs. If you want specialist teas or exquisite hampers, then this is the place to go.

Harrods: Established in 1849 as a humble grocery store, today Harrods offers everything from food to fashion, furniture to sportswear plus 20 restaurants and specialist services including dog coat fitting and piano tuning. Sights include the Egyptian Hall and the Pet Department. At night, the store is illuminated by 11,500 light bulbs.

Harvey Nichols: A must for any fashionista, Harvey Nichols brings together an impressive range of designers from around the world and supplies an elite clientele with fine clothes, accessories, cosmetics, food and shoes. D&G, John Galliano, Space NK, Burberry and Jimmy Choo are just a few of the high-end labels you can find here.

Selfridges: Whatever you're after – bags, shoes, cosmetics, soft furnishings, books, a speciality food hall or cafés – you'll find it in Selfridges, London's amazing one-stop department store! There's a budget-busting designer clothing section and a Superbrands department with big names such as Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana and Stella McCartney.