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Plan Your London Summer Holiday

Summer in London is a great time to experience the city and enjoy the outdoors. With a wide range of activities to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Take a walk around the city and explore its sights, from iconic landmarks to hidden gems. Take a stroll along the river Thames and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the waterfront.

A great way to spend a summer’s day is to take a walking tour, guided by a local expert, and learn all about the city’s rich history and culture. There’s also plenty of opportunity to enjoy outdoor dining and drinks at some of the city’s many bars and restaurants. You can also find some of London’s famous landmarks such as the HMS Belfast, London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe and Borough Market

With plenty of parks and green spaces, London is the perfect place to spend a sunny day and has many family activities on offer. Whether it’s soaking up the sunshine in one of the city’s many parks, or enjoying a picnic in the open air, there’s lots to do in London during the summer months.  So, come and explore the city and make the most of your summer vacation in London.

To make your trip even more special, we recommend staying at The Dixon hotel, a luxurious hotel located near the stunning Tower Bridge and London Bridge. In this blog post, we will guide you through the best ways to spend your summer break in London, and how The Dixon hotel can be the ideal base for your outdoor dining and entertainment experience.

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Outdoor dining at Tower Bridge

If you’re looking to soak up the sun and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or indulgent meal, be sure to try our newly expanded outdoor restaurant at Tower Bridge, Shakedown. The Dixon hotel’s own restaurant offers some of the best food in the area. This Tower Bridge outdoor dining area is the perfect location for a romantic meal or a get together with friends.

Come and enjoy the warm summer air at our new outdoor seating area! Our Italian inspired dishes are made with the highest quality and freshest produce, from our delicious pizzas to our indulgent pasta dishes. You can also enjoy a range of our freshly baked danish pastries or a refreshing Pimm’s in the sun. We guarantee you will have an unforgettable dining experience. Whether you’re looking to relax with a cold drink or indulge in a fantastic meal, our al fresco dining area is the perfect spot for a perfect summer evening.

Find out more about Shakedown.

The Thames walking tours

As the weather warms up, the Thames and its surrounding areas become the perfect destination to explore London in the summer. The Dixon hotel’s convenient location makes it an ideal starting point for exploring on foot. From the charming streets of East London to the vibrant nightlife of Southbank, there are plenty of sights to explore.

Taking a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Thames, visitors can take in the breathtaking views of the skyline and admire the many iconic landmarks that line the river. There are also plenty of activities to enjoy, such as boat rides, sightseeing tours, and cultural events at the Southbank Centre. Whether you’re looking for a fun day out or an evening of entertainment, the Thames and its surrounding areas have something for everyone.

A fun-filled exploration of London can include visiting the Tower of London, taking a boat ride down the Thames, and strolling along the various river-side walks. Our close proximity to Butler’s Wharf Pier is ideal for boat trips across the Thames. The hotel’s guest services team can help you plan the perfect walking tour that suits your interests.

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Explore Local Parks

London is known for its world-famous tourist attractions, such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and the London Eye. But the city also has plenty of beautiful parks and gardens to explore that often go overlooked. From the grand Kensington Gardens to the lush Victoria Park, London’s parks and open spaces offer a variety of natural beauty.

You can enjoy a peaceful stroll through the pathways of these parks, take a picnic in the grassy meadows, or just sit and admire the stunning views. Many of these parks also host regular activities, such as outdoor markets, music events, and arts and crafts fairs, so there are plenty of opportunities to explore London’s parks and gardens and experience the city’s natural beauty.

The Dixon hotel’s prime location also provides a perfect opportunity to explore the local parks such as St. James’s Park, Richmond Park, and Green Park. If you are looking for a calm evening, you can take in the peaceful scenery of any of these parks or participate in summer music events that occasionally happen in these parks.

Family Package

If you’re in search of an ideal family friendly holiday, the Dixon offers a great package for you and your children. On weekends and school breaks, children 12 and under can receive complimentary meals for the whole duration of your stay. Breakfast is included, and they can also have lunch and dinner for free when you buy a full-priced main course.

To make sure you get the most out of your stay, we will always offer connecting rooms when available. When you book a full-priced room, we offer a second room for half the price and you’ll also be able to check out at 2pm, so there is no need for a stressful morning.

Read more on our offers page.

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The Dixon hotel in London’s vibrant Tower Bridge area should be your top choice if you want to plan the perfect summer break in London. All within reach of the hotel you will find stunning views of the River Thames, lively outdoor destinations and some of the most beautiful parks London has to offer.

Book your stay at The Dixon now and experience how this charming hotel will make your London summer holiday delightful.