Theatres. Concert halls. Film studios. Cultural centers. London. Few cities in the world offer the variety of live theatre and access to literary traditions. From your home base in central London, you will explore the city's vibrant theatre scene and trace the steps of some of England's world-renown writers.
Includes several class-specific activities plus a day trip to such locations as Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury, Canterbury & Dover, or Stratford & Warwick.
Heart of London
Spend this winter session in the heart of London in London's prestigious Mayfair District, located in the best location to experience everything London has to offer. Green Park and Buckingham Palace are only 5 minutes' walk from the front door of the hotel. Walk within minutes to Hyde Park, Winter Wonderland, Big Ben, Parliament Square, Downing Street, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and more.
Mayfair's handsome architecture has made it a prime, very exclusive, location. For nearly 300 years the most influential people in the land have enjoyed its elegant squares, broad Georgian thoroughfares and beautiful parks. Mayfair's parks and gardens are some of the most beautiful and original in all of London, such as the Grosvenor, Hanover and Berkeley Squares. The US Embassy and many other diplomatic buildings are situated in Mayfair. A bustling social hub, Mayfair is full of people from all over the world. Beautiful squares make it a peaceful haven, not to mention a stunning place in which to live, work and shop.
With an art deco facade, this upscale hotel is a 4-minute walk from Green Park tube station (with direct connection to Heathrow airport) and 7 minutes from the designer boutiques of Bond Street. The Washington Mayfair is a distinguished hotel with a history dating back to 1913. Its Art Deco origins can be clearly seen in the exquisite and understated bas relief features on the exterior. You will be staying in one of London’s finest locations, Curzon Street, tucked into the heart of Mayfair, a few minutes from Park Lane. A full English buffet breakfast is included each morning, with service from 7 – 10:30 AM on weekdays and 7 – 11:30 AM on weekends and January 1. Lunch and evening meals are at the participant’s expense