In late January 2014, Capilon Hotels acquired the Mowbray Court Hotel, becoming the eighth property in the Capilon Group. In the near future, the hotel will be renovated and refurbished, to bring it into line with the rest of the group’s simple and elegant style.
Click here to visit the Mowbray Court website
The Imperial War Museum is open again and for all you spies out there they are putting on Horrible Histories which is interactive for all the family from now until the 4th January 2015 so you have plenty of time to visit. After all that sleuthing by the new generation of Sherlock Holmes’s you will need as Hercule Poirot says rest those little grey cells-where better than at the Capilon hotels in Central London.
If you are young-well over 5, young at heart or would like to wallow in a little nostalgia then All Out OF Toys at the museum of London is where you need to head. The museum is showing you how children made their own fun in wartime Britain before the invention of game boys, computers etc. The activity runs from the 26th August until 31st August, what’s more it’s free. When you have finished reminiscing head over to our Central London hotels. Visit www.capilonhotels.com to find out latest availability and prices.
For those of you that like beer a visit to the great British Beer Festival at Kensington Olympia between the 13th to the 17th August is a must with plenty of tasting. This is the 36th time the festival has been held so it must be good with 800 ales, ciders and perries to quench your thirst. After all that alcohol a lie down at the Capilon Hotels will be the order of the day.
‘If you want to see a ghost in London, try the Grenadier , a pub on the corner with Hyde Park, once frequented by the Duke of Wellington. You may meet the ghost of a young soldier killed after being caught cheating at cards! Then have a good night’s sleep at the Capilon Hotels!’
‘Visiting London is not only for fun, food and drink! Help Cancer Research by joining the night-time walking marathon on September 28th, oh what fun. www.shinewalk.org/timeout.’
‘The Chelsea Flower Show is upon us, May 21st to 25th in Royal Hosppital Gardens, Chelsea! Book early both for the show and for your hotel stay at the Capilon hotels to avoid disappointment. The best flower show in the world and it is British!’
‘Continuing on the theme of education which most of our guests need, it is World Book Year but I forgot to tell you in time for special events, sorry! However, a permanent feast can be had at the Cool Cats’ Café at 149 Southampton Way, London SE5, which hosts the Literary Kitchen Academy. Google http://www.literarykitchen.co.uk/ for further information and then come back to our hotels for a proper breakfast…’
‘Now swop museums and go to the Science Museum to see the Palace of Pills, built in 1980 out of bottles of pills and syringes! I have just about half as much in my own medicine cupboard…’
‘Something a bit more peaceful and civilised, again at the Natural History Museum, Afterhours Lates, from 6pm to 10.30pm, visit special exhibitions with drinks and live music…’