Top 4 experiences for car enthusiasts at the RLH


If you’ve got a need for speed and love nothing more than admiring and driving beautiful cars, you’ll be able to find plenty of things to do during a stay at the Montcalm Hotel London.

From city tours to driving experiences, there’s something for both classic and sports car lovers to get stuck into while they explore the capital.

Check out our recommendations for the best activities and experiences for car enthusiasts.

Small Car Big City

8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N 5BY

Nothing is more British than a classic Mini Cooper and Small City Big City gives London explorers the chance to soak up the best sights of the capital in one. Choose from a number of guided tours including the Italian Job, a four hour excursion that offers delicious artisan coffee as well as two hour street and market tour.

Those keen to see the sights in a hurry will love the London’s Best Bits tour, which includes hotel pickup from the Montcalm Hotel London as well as 1 hour of learning about some of London’s hidden gems. Got the whole day to spare? Treat yourself to the Live Like A Local tour, including coffee, lunch and a fascinating four hours spent learning about the colourful history of London.

Brooklands Museum

Brooklands Road, Surrey, KT13 0QN

If you fancy venturing further afield and enjoying a day trip away from the hustle and bustle of central London, pay a visit to the Brooklands Museum in Surrey, where you’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in both aviation and motoring history. Spend the day appreciating racing cars and motorcycles and even view aircrafts like the Wellington Bomber.

The museum features a race track that was built in 1907, which became very popular during the 20s and 30s. Classic car lovers will be in their element as the museums hosts regular events.

Ferrari: Under the Skin at the Design Museum

224-238 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG

Go behind the scenes of one of the world’s most iconic car manufacturers and explore what it really takes to design and make a car of this calibre. Discover models, drawings, racing memorabilia and never before seen archival material.

Be sure to also check out the photographs of Enzo Ferrari, which pay homage to his life, passion for car racing and vast array of celebrity clientele that includes Clint Eastwood and Brigitte Bardot. Walking back to our hotels in Liverpool Street may feel somewhat dull after appreciating these epic cars, but at least there’s plenty to see in London.

Capital Karts

Unit 1, Rippleside, London, IG11 0RJ

This place track boasts the longest track in the UK so is the perfect spot for blowing off some steam in city. Get kitted out in professional attire before challenging your friends to a few laps. Head to the lounge after to find out your results or play a few games of pool.