Hidden Highlights – The Side Streets of Knightsbridge

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Knightsbridge is well known for its department store duopoly, Harrods and Harvey Nichols. But there’s a lot more to Knightsbridge than just these two shops. Look down some of the side streets and you’ll find some fascinating smaller shops. Whether you want to push the boat out, or just buy a couple of unusual souvenirs of London, Knightsbridge and neighbouring Chelsea can provide you with hours of fascinating shopping.

Some are high fashion. For instance Anya Hindmarch and Lulu Guinness fight it out for the title of Handbag Queen. Anya Hindmarch’s shop in Pont Street famously sold out of the ‘I’m not a plastic bag‘ shopping bag back in 2007, and this year Anya is launching Tony the Tiger and Cornflakes bags at London Fashion Week. Lulu Guinness, in Ellis Street, has very pop art bags; my favourite is a big black bag with a huge pair of red lips appliquéd to it.

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Win a FREE Cream Tea for Two at The Beaufort – Every Month!

Cream Tea

Cream Tea has become a tradition throughout the UK and may possibly even date back to the 11th century. Rather than merely celebrate Afternoon Tea week (usually in August each year), The Beaufort offers a complimentary Cream Tea to every guest during each and every day of their stay.

To allow more people to sample this tradition, the hotel is running a Twitter competition every month to win complimentary Cream Tea for two at the boutique hotel with no obligation to stay. To find out how to enter, keep reading…

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FREE £50 Harrods voucher for guests at The Beaufort!

(c) Harrods - Patisserie from the Food Halls

When you think of luxury shopping in London, Harrods has to be top of the list and best of all, the world famous department store is on our doorstep in Knightsbridge.

Not only is The Beaufort offering you a free £50 Harrods voucher to use during your stay, you will be provided with transportation assistance for your shopping, complimentary breakfast and much more! If you like the idea of a £50 head-start on your shopping at Harrods, keep reading to find out how you can claim this offer…

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Celebrate a Great Summer of Sport with our Free Summer Nights Bonanza!


June and July are exciting months in London for sports lovers as there is so much to see including the World Cup beginning on 12th June, as well as Royal Ascot, Wimbledon and qualifying for the Henley Royal Regatta.

To celebrate this great summer of sport, The Beaufort is offering hotel guests one additional night free for every three nights booked plus the chance to win a second night free! Read on to see how you can claim this offer and participate in a bonanza of free summer nights at our luxury boutique hotel

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