attractions in mayfair
Royal Academy of Arts: Lord Burlington's impressive London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts. This houses the country’s premier art school and a well curated series of exhibitions. The series keeps on changing and there are shows to enjoy at the Royal Academy. Everything from fashion and photography to art and architecture are covered in the exhibitions. The academy is the venue for collections that celebrates the work of artists, living or dead.
Serpentine Boating Lake: Set in the heart of the beautiful Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most pleasurable places to experience summer in London. Away from the buzz and bustle of the big city, the lake is where you can relax and unwind. It is fed by a clean and unadulterated ground spring.
St James's Church Piccadilly: Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, St James’s Church was opened in 1684. The music programme at the church is pretty impressive with free recitals during the lunchtime on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There is a traditional market on Tuesdays. An arts and crafts market takes place from Wednesday to Saturday.
Spencer House: London’s most glorious and finest eighteenth-century noble palace, Spencer House was built between 1756-1766 for John, an ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales. Post a 10 year renovation, the building has now re-established its charm and grandeur. You can enjoy taking a guided tour of the house. Decorated in charming and unique styles, the state rooms were employed to amuse and entertain on a grand scale.