TEN WITHIN TEN

Ten activities within ten minutes of the hotel

With an unrivalled location in the heart of the West End, The Langham, London is near to a great selection of well-known attractions. But our team love to find the most entertaining and unusual activities that can be enjoyed nearby, so read on to find out which might appeal most from our ’Ten within Ten’ –ten activities within just ten minutes of the hotel.

1. Cheese Tasting at La Fromagerie

La Fromagerie Marylebone, est. 2002, is an iconic Cheeseroom showcasing over 250 cheeses from the British Isles, Europe & the US. Operating as a shop and café throughout the day, guests can enjoy a cheese and wine pairing and explore the vast selection of delicious cheeses. Tables are available on a walk in basis.

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2. Mini Golf At Swingers, West End

Not your average mini golf, Swingers, West End takes crazy golf back to its seaside roots in a venue that reimagines the faded glamour of the 1920’s English Riviera. Located only 5 minutes from the hotel the venue offers a quintessential British seaside setting of food, drinks and fun with delicious selections of tacos, burgers and gelato! 

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3. small car, big city: Drive around london's iconic landmarks

Take in the sights of London with a bespoke tour of the city in vintage Mini Coopers. Your guide will take you to places that even Londoners don’t know, either in the local area of London’s four villages; Marylebone, Mayfair, Fitzrovia and Soho or as a customised tour to the more unusual sites of the city.

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4. guided tour at handel & hendrix

On a single street in London, separated by a wall, were the homes of two of history’s most significant musical artists, George Frideric Handel and Jimi Hendrix. 25 Brook Street belonged to Handel and the place where he composed some of the world’s most enduring baroque music. On the top floor of 23 Brook Street is where, two centuries later, Jimi Hendrix lived with his girlfriend, record player and guitar. Both were the homes of musical innovators who chose London and changed music. See them together under one roof at Handel & Hendrix in a guided tour.

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5. a night out at cahoot's london

Cahoots is a 1940s-themed bar located in the heart of Soho. Set inside an abandoned train station, the scoundrels of this Kingly Court speakeasy serve up spiffing cocktails, jolly good rations and live swinging entertainment, seven days a week. With different areas to choose from, including the Underground and the Train Carriage, step back in time and enjoy each quirky space as you indulge in ‘High Spirits, Scoundrels & Swing!’.

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6. a cycling tour with tally ho

Tally Ho host cycle tours with a sense of panache. Quirky and quintessentially British, the tours feature classic bicycles, unusual London history, and bike guides dressed in tweed! Visit unknown sites while learning from the locals. There is a tour for everyone, whether its the 'Gin Safari', 'Landmarks & Gems' or 'The Secret London Pub Tour', private tours are also available. 

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7. historical tour of liberty london

Explore Liberty, London, the iconic Grade II* listed heritage building, uncovering the history hidden amongst six floors of cutting-edge design, unexpected edits and beautiful wares from the world’s greatest craftspeople. Here, your guide will take you back to the very beginning, when founder Arthur Lasenby Liberty first laid plans for a London emporium laden with luxuries and fabrics from distant lands. Tracing the business back to 1875, you’ll be guided through the different departments, gaining exclusive insight into the Liberty story and the London landmark - finishing your day with afternoon tea in secret room, the Heritage Suite. Tickets cost £45. Autumn tour dates will be announced soon. 

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8. a visit to the london cabaret club

Exhibiting British themes, London Cabaret Club offers a sophisticated entertainment environment that offers high-end dining with an innovative live cabaret production. Live shows feature stars from London’s West-End with original choreography and premium production values that celebrate Britain’s rich culture, past and present available for groups small and large.

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9. guided tour at the wallace collection

Built over the 18th and 19th centuries by the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, The Wallace Collection is an internationally outstanding residential collection of paintings, sculptures, arms and armours and porcelain. Private tours can be arranged throughout the day.

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10. sensory tour at floris london

Floris London is a British family perfumer established in 1730 and is the only appointed perfumer to Her Majesty The Queen. Step inside their charming store and museum and experience their private perfumery in a sensory tour through the history of perfume. For a unique bespoke experience, customers have the opportunity to create their own signature scent. Bookings are essential, please contact bespoke@florislondon.com to arrange a booking. 

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