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Guinness World Records: Kew Gardens Home to Largest Living Plant Collection

From the longest and biggest to the smelliest and smallest, Kew Garden’s record-breaking plant collections have long been renowned for being amongst the most valuable and varied in the plant kingdom. It can now also claim it’s the biggest…  Photo: Væksthusene Kew Gardens Richmond Guinness World Records has declared Kew Gardens as the official home […]

Half Term Things to do With Kids in October 2021

As lovely as it is not having the rush of the morning school run to deal with, half term means occupying the kids all. day. long. Fill your days with fun with these family and child-friendly things to do this half-term and throughout October as well… Photo: ZSL London Zoo Thorpe Park Fright Night, Chertsey […]

Christmas at Kew is Set to Light Up the Festive Season

A Christmas event firmly locked into the festive calendar, Christmas at Kew returns for its ninth year this November, in all its illuminated glory. With pioneering new installations, the trail takes you through the UNESCO World Heritage landscape with more than a million lights, and is a colourful reminder of the vital role plants and […]

Creative London: Arty Things to do for Families, Adults & Big Kids

From theatre and exhibitions to festivals and installations, here’s our pick of London’s creative happenings this August for adults, families and big kids… Photo: Van Gogh Alive No Comply: Skate Culture and Community, Somerset House No Comply explores the phenomena of skateboarding and the impact of its culture and communities in the UK for the […]

National Afternoon Tea Week: Where to indulge in London

Not that any of us need an excuse for a mid-afternoon sweet treat with a cup of tea (or a glass of something stronger on the weekend), but now we now have one – National Afternoon Tea Week is here, running August 9 to 15. So frock up and treat yourself to something really special […]

London's best picnic spot: Hampstead Heath voted best picnic spot in National Picnic Week

The UK’s Best Picnic Spots as Voted for by National Picnic Week Fans

There’s nothing quite like a picnic when the weather plays ball! But where to head? Opt for one of these hotspots as voted for by keen picnickers…

Fulham garden centre: The Palace Gardener, Bishops Park

5 of the Best Garden Centres in South West London

Those green fingers getting twitchy? Time for a trip to your local garden centre, and south west London has some of the best in London…

Barnes had the best property price growth in London in 2020, despite Covid

London’s Prime Property Hotspots in 2020 (Despite Covid)

Despite Covid wreaking havoc across all aspects of life, including the property market, London house prices still managed to climb – although some areas, and some price brackets, faired much better than others

Miracle at Henrietta Christmas pop-up bar returns to Covent Garden for Christmas 2020

15 Things to Do this Weekend in London: 4-6 December 2020

Lockdown is over and London is in Tier 2, meaning we can now venture out cautiously. How to spend your precious new-found freedom? Check out our pick of the best Covid-secure things to do in London this weekend…

Wreath making classes in London: McQueen Flowers x Perrier Jouet workshop in Mayfair

London’s Best Wreath Making Classes & Workshops

What better way to while away a dark winter’s evening under lockdown than making your own Christmas wreath? From online workshops and at-home kits to in-person masterclasses, here are some of the best…