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In celebration of Museums at Night, The Lanesborough is delighted to offer hotel guests a rare and authentic insight into the fascinating Regency period of English history with which the hotel shares its roots.  Guests at The Lanesborough are invited to explore the corridors of neighbouring Apsley House after hours, with period music and tales of the house’s fascinating history.

One of the grandest addresses in the capital, formerly known as‘Number 1 London’, Apsley House is the original Regency home of the Duke of Wellington. A hidden gem in London, the house is stocked full of masterpieces from Rubens to Velazquez, and priceless historical artefacts including the stunning Waterloo Shield, presented to Wellington in 1822 to commemorate his victory over Napoleon Bonaparte.

For families, the Waterloo Weekend commemorative event gives guest the opportunity to re-live the drama and grandeur of the Napoleonic War.
To book, please email or call +44 (0)20 7259 5599. 


Friday 19th & Saturday 20th May 6pm - 9pm

Explore the corridors of Apsley House after hours with period music and tales of the house’s fascinating history brought to life by Regency characters. 

Return to The Lanesborough for a stunning five-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Florian Favario in the Michelin-starred Celeste before retiring for the night in one of The Lanesborough’s exquisitely decorated bedrooms or suites.

This package is also available on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October 2017. Prices start from £910 for two guests, including an overnight stay, a five-course dinner, Champagne on arrival and tickets to Apsley House. 



Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2017 11am-4pm

Overlooked by The Lanesborough, the iconic Wellington Arch commemorates the defeat of Napoleon by the Duke of Wellington’s troops at the Battle of Waterloo. 

The perfect educational family day out, re-live the drama and grandeur of the Napoleonic War.  Led by leading historian Dr Kate Vigurs, guests will can come face to face with Wellington's troops in the midst of the campaign and learn how the battle was planned and won.

Prices start from £1,185 for a family of four, including two nearby or connecting bedrooms, breakfast for all and tickets to Wellington Arch. Offers are subject to availability and demand. 


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