Not sure what to do in London? At Thistle Hotels we know London inside and out, so let us do the hard work for you. Check out must-see landmarks and attractions, the best food and drink spots and a few hidden gems, all in one place.
July 26 2022
Malaysia is sending its star athletes to the UK for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Expectations are high for the country’s top badminton players, diving duos and swimmers to win a crop of medals this summer. So, get into the winning mood with a flavour of Malaysia right here in London and visit these popular Malaysian spots.
July 17 2022
This summer, the UK welcomes athletes from 72 countries competing in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. London has enduring bonds of friendship with our Commonwealth neighbours, reflected in our culture, language and festivals. Join us as we discover a treasure trove of Commonwealth connections right here in the capital. The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay, made up of 40 Batonbearers, including community heroes and Team England athletes, completed an epic four days in London over the Platinum Jubilee Weekend, celebrating sports, culture and communities across London. Why not immerse yourself in this vibrant, welcoming and truly cosmopolitan city like no other. With a whole world of culture and history just waiting to be discovered right here in London, now’s the time to come and experience one of Europe’s most exciting capitals for yourself.
June 30 2022
For a memorable escape, head to London and enjoy historical sights and fantastic seasonal events to keep you and the kids entertained. Our central London Thistle hotels have a variety of room options to suit everyone, with locations smack-bang in the heart of the action in Piccadilly Circus; adjacent to the beautiful Hyde Park (near the Natural History Museum); or around the corner from the British Museum in Holborn.
Run past London’s world-famous landmarks, take in the scenery through beautiful parks and soak up the character and energy of a London half marathon. Whether you’re running for charity, challenging your fitness goals or a first timer, fun-running with friends — here’s our guide to the best runs in London covering 13.1 miles.
Winter is coming, but this is no time to hibernate. Instead, swap your shoes for skate boots and hit the ice rink. You can skate in some of London’s most iconic venues for a winter treat with mates, dates and family escapes. This is our guide to the best ice rinks in London, taking you through the festive season and beyond.
As the nights draw in and the winter chill sets in, you can still enjoy dinner and drinks outside in these igloo restaurants in London. Discover these restaurants and bars offering private igloos to keep you warm under the stars this winter. From classy dining to party vibes, there’s an igloo experience for everyone.