The NFL lands in London again this month with the International Series of games. Six of the best American Football teams are in London for their annual matches under the famous arch of Wembley Stadium.
The Seattle Seahawks and their legion of noisy fanatical fans face the iconic Oakland Raiders on Sunday October 14th; the upcoming Tennessee Titans come up against veteran Quarterback Phillip Rivers and the Los Angeles, formerly San Diego Chargers on Sunday October 21st and finally the defending Superbowl Champions the mighty Philadelphia Eagles land to face “London’s team” the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday October 28th.
There are many choices when it comes to choosing your City of London hotels but Dorsett have two of the best for NFL fans when they or their teams are in town.
The Grade-2 Listed Dorsett Shepherd’s Bush is only five miles away from Wembley Stadium and half an hour by public transport. Situated on the historic Shepherd’s Bush Green, it is symbolises this areas link with London’s past and its future.
Shop like the locals
Just around the corner from the much-loved Shepherd’s Bush market on Goldhawk Road, the market has been in operation since 1914 and attracts hundreds of visitors each week. Five minutes in another direction takes you up Wood Lane towards the historic BBC Television Centre in White City, now some exclusive flats, you can walk around the storied central ‘donut’ where so many stars have walked and danced before crossing the road to London Westfield, one of the newest and biggest shopping centres to be built in the UK in the past decade.
The Dorsett City is based in Aldgate, 13 miles away from Wembley but right in the heart of the city, just round the corner from the Gherkin and the Tower of London and 2 minutes walk from Fenchurch Street and Aldgate East tube stations. So whether you want to enjoy some of the fantastic restaurants and bars on either side of the Thames crossing via Tower Bridge, explore HMS Belfast, the Golden Hind or take in some art with a visit to Shakespeare’s Globe or the Tate Modern gallery next door, this is the perfect venue for you.
Green without the gridiron
If you want to take things easy after all the big hits in the big games, you can explore some of London’s gorgeous parks such as Regent’s Park, Hyde Park and Green Park with Buckingham Palace waiting for you at the entrance!
If you like to keep your excitement levels up then the London Dungeon will be waiting for you with some extra exciting Halloween scares ready for unwary visitors.
However you choose to spend your time in London before and after the big NFL games, you will be able to find the perfect place to relax, play or enjoy each and every time you return to the capital.