Style aficionados will adore this hotel that is within reasonable reach of the West End theatre district.
It has great rail connections and is low-stress compared to London Heathrow.
Beyond the famous red gates of Strawberry Field is a new slice of Beatles history.
Here's the thing about the Shepherd's Bush Walkabout: if you remember it, you probably weren't there. It's basically the '60s in pub form.
Key advice from an Australian in London: Make sure you stand on the correct side of the escalator.
Immerse yourself in the surrounds of your favourite British TV characters.
Stroll the streets and try an award-winning bacon butty, or visit London's first cereal cafe.
For many, this is the base of many adventures, and what a beginning, for England's vast and bloodthirsty history is intertwined in our own. Let imaginations run wild during visits to intact castles, mysterious ancient standing stones and quaint seaside villages. Wonder at the eccentricities and obsessions of its characters, from tea to tennis. And don't forget to sample its more modern day culture such as music and comedy that lie in a class of their own.