Whether you consider yourself a seasoned art buff, a fly-by culture lover, or just someone who appreciates a bit of classical art, there’s certainly an art gallery for everyone in London. And what’s even better – many of them are right here in Central London – just moments away from your Mayfair serviced apartments.
So we’ve bought together this selection of our very favourite Central London art galleries, in case you needed a bit of inspiration for what to get up to during your short stay in Mayfair.
Of all London’s many, many art galleries, the National Gallery is perhaps the most famous. With its famous façade overlooking Trafalgar Square, and its priceless range of art dating back to the middle ages, this gallery is a must-see for any tourist looking to get the most out of London’s culture scene.
For those looking to venture slightly farther from their Mayfair serviced apartments, the Barbican Art Gallery on the other side of Central London is a good bet. Featuring an exclusive range of art exhibitions, both historic and modern, this is the perfect option for someone looking to experience a little non-conventional art during their short stay in Mayfair.
The Tate Britain and Tate Modern galleries sit on either side of the river Thames, the former in Westminster, and the latter on the Southbank. These galleries feature some of London’s most diverse ranges of art, from the classical renaissance giants of the 1500s to the post-modern experimentalists of the 20th Century.
If you’re not sure which style of art is for you, and want to experience the broadest possible range of possibilities, then these fantastic galleries are definitely for you.
The number of art galleries in London feels almost infinite, so even if these picks don’t fit your style – there’s sure to be something out there for you.