A ritual fit for royalty
At The Old Government House, we are proud to offer a collection of extraordinary experiences, exclusively curated with our treasured local partners, that explore our spectacular surroundings and showcase our food and drink partners.
Evan Evans provides unforgettable journeys and experiences to Britain’s most iconic locations. Relax in comfort as our captivating guides unravel the sights and stories of Britain.
Walk through the peaceful haven of Kensington Gardens and take in a concert at the remarkable Royal Albert Hall, both just minutes from our hotel.
The royal residence of Kensington Palace, home to Diana, Princess of Wales and now Prince William, is directly opposite our front door, while Harrods awaits close by.
Visit the England of the past with this fantastic tour through history. Starting with a visit to the imposing Warwick Castle, an impenetrable Mediaeval fortress, we then travel down the river to Stratford-upon-Avon, home to Shakespeare. After exploring the quaint streets of the Bard’s hometown, we move into the Cotswolds, one of the most beautiful rural areas in the world filled with stunning stone villages. Finally, we visit Oxford, the oldest university town in Britain and birthplace of countless scientific discoveries.
The Cotswolds are one of Britain’s rare gems, a stunning rural backdrop that have been used for the filming locations for countless movies and television programmes, including the global phenomenon of Downton Abbey. Start the day by visiting Blenheim Palace, the beautiful birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Next move on to the picturesque cotswold villages of Bibury, and Bourton-on-the-Water, regularly voted the most beautiful in England. Finally, visit Bampton, location of so many scenes from Downton Abbey.
Dive into the wizardly wonder of Harry Potter at Warner Bros.Studios and rediscover the magic that enraptured the world. Explore the iconic sets such as the Forbidden Forest and the Gryffindor common room, before entering into Dumbledore’s rooms and seeing the Golden Snitch and props from the Ministry of Magic.