Mayfair – The Aristocrats’ Playground for 300 Years

The fair that gave the area its name was soon moved on once residents started to complain about the shenanigans.

These days most of the great houses and aristocrats have gone, but there’s plenty of stories of hostesses throwing lavish parties in the Dorchester Hotel said to be the safest building in wartime London.

Find out why Beau Brummell refused to go with his regiment and Anthony Eden got us involved in the Suez debacle.

Meet in Green Park just outside the station.

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