Make the Royal wedding weekend even better

Monday, 11 April 2011 9:14 AM

According to research by as many as 31.1million Brits will be staying at home to celebrate the Royal Wedding, with 77 per cent watching it on television.

Just nine per cent are planning a street party while another four per cent are planning a wedding breakfast themed dinner party.

If you are one of the three per cent who is planning a trip to the capital, to celebrate with the couple, have some excellent deals on London Hotels, with the Hilton group offering 33 per cent off, while the Thistle Hotels have reduced their rates by 30 per cent.

Other things to do to make the weekend a memorable one includes the Will & Kate Royal Wedding Walk, for £15 each visitors can visit locations and landmarks memorable to the Royal couple while learning all about them.

Afternoon tea for two at the Ritz will make you feel like royalty, although remember to dress like them if you’re to get in, prices start from £95 for two people.

While E4 Udderbelly are hosting the Alternative Royal Reception with tickets costing just £19.50 per person – all ideas are available from

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