What to do in London this autumn

Check out what's happening in London this autumn…

Don’t be fooled by the chilly weather, London is most definitely a hot destination this autumn. With art festivals, new designer stores, top restaurants, leafy parks and cosy pubs the city has more reasons than ever to visit, whatever the weather.

Arts

In mid-October the city plays host to Frieze Art Fair, the UK’s most important contemporary art festival. In addition to Frieze the capital’s main art institutions are also launching some of their most important shows this month.

Read more: Frieze London arts and travel guide

Frieze

Shopping

It should come as no surprise that British fashion icon Victoria Beckham has chosen the capital as the venue for her first store. The three floors in Dover Street look more like an art gallery that a shop, and include a VIP section with original an Damien Hirst.

Read more: A look inside Victoria Beckham flagship store in London

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Eating and drinking

Londoners don’t let cold weather spoil their social life, and you shouldn’t too. As the nights grow longer and the mercury drops why don’t you cosy up in front of the fire at some of London’s most historic drinking establishments.

Read more: Historic pubs in London

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Property

If you are in the market for a new home or investment then you should make sure that you visit the Luxury Property Show this November.

Read more: Luxury Property Show, London

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Escape to the country

And if it all gets a bit overwhelming in the Big Smoke this autumn then why not escape for a night or two to one of these stately homes, all within an hour of London.

Read more: 4 English stately home hotels

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For a full guide download the LUXOS Fall/Winter London guide for free, from iTunes, available in English, Chinese and Russian.