Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans
Ryder House 27 Holywell Hill
St. Albans, EN AL1 1HG
Phone: (44) 1727 848849
Fax: (44) 1727 812210
D & M Philp Soft Furnishings in Watford is a tiny but famous manufacturing unit and shop at Fourth Avenue successfully run by generations of a single family. Marvel at the workmanship here and take advantage of the experienced upholsterers. The establishment will stitch up your curtains with a mastery that can only be appreciated, not described. Once your curtains have been sewn, take a pleasurable moment to imagine how they will look beside your window frame. Perfect!
Thomas & Vines caters to all your flock coating needs. They have been working in collaboration with the industries and various designers since 1949 and are known for their beautiful pieces. They have been responsible for flock coating stunning chandeliers in the Paul Smith stores, set designs for films and the famed Royal Opera House. You can also get display items, panels, furniture, greeting cards and automotive parts flock coated here. Offering to match the flock to any color you choose, your creativity can enjoy full freedom.
The Spires is located ideally in the centre of the main street and can be easily acccessed from the neigboring vicinities. The Spires has a wide range of stores to fulfill the shopping requirements of a growing and a bustling borough. Its name is derived from the Old Methdodist church's spires that still remain. Designers commissioned to build this shopping center have amazingly retained the classic architectural elements and beautifully integrated them in the shopping center's design. Waterstones, Monsoon and Waitrose are some of the brands you can shop for at The Spires.
Dedicated to chocolate, The Chocolate Consultant is located in Berkhamsted. It's home to number of events, programs, functions and gatherings revolving around chocolates! Attend one of their events such as tasting of various kinds of chocolates, workshops featuring the secrets and methods of preparing chocolates are organized at this place. A perfect destination of chocolate lovers, this venue is definitely special and in its own unique way teaches you a lot about the world of chocolates!
Although Nosher's deli is famous for Smoked Salmon, that's not the only thing worth making the trip for. It also has a selection of delicious seafood delicacies including fish balls and seafood salads. Cheeses, cold meats, breads and marinated olives are also available.
Other people's misfortune is your good luck. The stock here comes from stores that have been damaged by floods, fire and other disasters, or who have gone bankrupt. Men and woman's fashion as well as accessories and home-ware are available, but the inventory constantly changes, so you never know whether you'll find great deals or just loads of socks and underwear. Get ready to rummage through piles of designer, high street and inexpensive labels.
Formerly known as Yaohan Plaza, this mall (completely unknown to most Londoners) focuses on Asian goods from Japan, China, Vietnam and Indonesia. For hard-to-find food ingredients this is foodie heaven, and you'll find excellent noodles, vegetables and fish as well. If you dont want to cook it yourself, the food court is a great place for a cheap and easy meal. Try Atami for bentos (Japanese lunchboxes) for a fiver, Noto Ramen for noodles, and Noto Sushi for sushi. The mall has everything from shops selling crockery and tableware to Hello Kitty merchandise, Asian magazines, hairdressers, video stores and a games arcade. It's a great place to explore an Asian getaway within London itself.
As one drives towards Temple Fortune and the North Circular Road, College Farm reminds urban commuters of the pastoral idyll that was North London a few centuries ago. The small College Farm does not have any exotic animals, but instead has a collection of horses, cows, ducks, chickens and pigs. They specialize in rare breed cattle and shire horses. The open farm is a wonderful place to introduce young children to the animals they know as moo from their storybooks. They also have the opportunity to touch them. College Farm also has special open days the first weekend of each month and during the summer which are like small scale fairs minus the noisy rides.
This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to checkout the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you towards all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.
Situated within a short distance from the Enfield Town rail station, the Palace Exchange Shopping Centre is one of the latest one-stop shopping destination for avid shoppers. The modern shopping center brings in famous retailers such as Mark's & Spencer, Dorothy Perkins, Jane Norman, La Senza, Muse and many more brands under one roof. A must visit for those interested in latest fashion and trends. For those tired after an extensive shopping spree can walk into one of the cafes or restaurants such as Caffe Nero for a quick bite to eat. A perfect place to pick up your favorite products, walk in for a great time.
Brent Cross Shopping Centre is one of the most popular shopping destinations in North West London, and with good reason, too. Whether you're looking to buy clothing, accessories, homeware, electrical appliances or sports and outdoor gear, you will find it all. Banana Republic, Accessorize, French Connection and Sunglass Hut, all have outlets here. If you want to take a break from all that shopping you've been doing, you can grab a quick bite from Auntie Anne's Pretzels or Millie's Cookies; you could also enjoy a full meal at Carluccio's or Ed's Easy Diner. The mall also has a range of childcare facilities, so you need not leave the little ones at home.
Stadium Retail Park, right next to Wembley Stadium has over 38,000 square feet (3,530 square meters) of retail space. Housed in this large area is a variety of stores, including McDonalds, Maplin Electronics, JD Sports, Currys, and Lidl. Whether you need a bite to eat or new accessories for your computer, Stadium Retail Park is the place to shop.