London is the undisputed Grande Dame of European capital cities. With iconic landmarks and fascinating history, London luxury travel remains the crown jewel of the United Kingdom. The city has been a major hub since the Roman Empire thanks to its location on the Thames River and is the largest metropolitan area in western Europe. As such, it offers shopping, dining, art, and theater unrivaled by almost anywhere else in the world.
This royal capital is home to historic sites including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament at Westminster, and the infamous Tower of London. History enthusiasts will wish they had a lifetime to discover every nook and cranny hiding the secrets and legends of England’s monarchy.
London did not fade with modernity. Those interested in military history will want to see the many World War II landmarks throughout the city of Winston Churchill. Ker and Downey has exclusive access to many of the private collections and residences that remain intact as they were during the great war.
For those who prefer the gentility of London, the city is renowned for its diverse bounty of green spaces featuring the traditional shape and structure of English gardens, large open lawns, and surprisingly-wild forests. From the perfectly curated Kew Gardens to the more unruly Hampstead Heath, walk the grounds with horticulturists and groundskeepers to get a behind the scenes look at the making of the most famous gardens in the world.
For those looking to capture the London look, posh Knightsbridge is home to two famous department stores, Harrod’s and Harvey Nichols. For those looking for a more artisanal experience, the city is full of markets and charming shopping warrens with designer shops lining the narrow streets.
The West End is famous for Broadway-caliber theatrical productions, London’s music scene is diverse and thriving, and with over 15 professional football clubs in the city, sports fans are in luck. Vibrant, sprawling, and fascinating, Ker & Downey endeavors to present the very best of London with no noteworthy site left unseen.