Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Hampton Court Palace Festival
Every summer the Hampton Court Palace Festival brings some of big names in music to perform in the regal splendour of the palace culminating in fireworks.
St James’ Park
The perfect park to bask in during the balmier summer months, St James' Park is a regal stretch of green in which to rest, relax and oxygenate.
Books For Cooks
Bookshop-cum-cookery school Books for Cooks is just the thing for foodies across the capital.
Regent’s Park Tennis Centre
With no airs and graces, Regent's Park Tennis Centre welcomes anyone and everyone with open arms and rackets. Though it can get busy, so be sure to book ahead to avoid leaving glum-faced.
Lord’s Cricket Ground
Nobody understands cricket, but that's not to say it's not any less enjoyable; and when the need to spectate does beckon, there's no better place to do it than at Lord's Cricket Ground.
Leith’s School of Food and Wine
Cooking is a skill for life, and with London's emphasis on good food what better way to get up to scratch than a cookery school? Opt for the best at Leith's.
The Annual Chap Olympiad
Vintage is back in the form of this annual jolly-up, where games are played by men in tweed suits and Brit staples such as cucumber sandwiches are enjoyed by ladies with their pinkies in the air.
Regent’s Park
Designed by John Nash, Regent's Park is an exercise in elegance and is a park Londoners can truly be proud of. Apart from when those wearing socks and sandals take to its turf.
Somerset House
Ice Skating can be an enchanting way to spend a wintery evening with a loved one, so wrap up warm and get your skates on. Somerset House is the best place to indulge in some frozen-water frolics.
Twickenham Stadium
London Bicycle Tours
Although Boris Johnson may now lay claim to London's biggest bike horde, London Bicycle previously boasted the title; find everything you need with two wheels right here from mountain bikes to those that fold away when you don't need them.
Hyde Park Tennis Centre
Hyde Park
When the sun is out in London Town, people flock from the city's pavements to the city's parks. Hyde Park is the favourite with plenty of green to frolic on but very little shade. Then again, who needs shade? =displa"
Oskia Spa
This tucked away spa offers sumptuous treatments using their locally produced, all natural products.
Serpentine Lido
The Comedy Store
Mention the Comedy Store to anyone in London and they'll know what you mean. Laughs aplenty to be had here.
London Fields Lido
London Fields Lido has the cool kids digging out their most fashionable swimwear for a whole lotta' pouting and posing in the water.
The School Of Life
Held are various venues across London, The School of Life enables you to engage with a wide range of subject matters.

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