What are YOU waiting for? Booking.com reveals top UK stays inspired by latest season’s filming locations of your favourite serial killer show
Everyone’s favourite serial killer thriller has hit our screens for its latest season, and this time it’s come across the pond to the vibrant city of London. Booking.com has curated a list of the top places to stay close to some of the most popular filming locations across the capital, so fans can truly immerse themselves in the world of the show and follow the season’s twists and turns (from the comfort of your own abode).
Brushfield Street, E1
The first location is Brushfield Street in the City, where the series’ lead character was spotted walking along Brushfield Street, dressed in his professor’s garb, on one day of filming in London’s East End. Why not treat yourself to a nice pad around the corner and follow in the footsteps of the internet’s favourite murderous stalker!
Where to stay: Batty Langley's (Travel Sustainable property)
For fans looking to stay in the area, Batty Langley's is a great choice. The hotel is conveniently located just a 7-minute walk from London Liverpool Street Station and features stylish rooms with antique furniture, heavy silk curtains, and Apple TV with media hubs. Guests can enjoy breakfast in their room or in one of the beautiful public rooms on the ground floor, just make sure to watch out for any stalkers! The hotel is situated close to popular attractions such as the Gherkin building, Old Spitalfields Market, the Tower of London, and Tower Bridge.
Southwark Street, SE1
Another filming location is Southwark Street in SE1, near London Bridge, where the TV stalker and his new on-screen ‘love’ interest were seen filming near Borough Market. Stay nearby and check out Borough Market’s lively atmosphere, and sample foods from around the world.
Where to stay: Native Bankside
After a day of exploring, why not escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a homely retreat at Native Bankside apartments. Once a Victorian tea warehouse, in true British style, Native Bankside is the perfect home away from home. The apartments are kitted out with a washing machine, dishwasher, kitchen, and even a fitness centre, so you have everything you need during your stay. With Southbank and London Bridge outside, you’re a casual stroll from some of London’s best bits, with The Tate Modern, Covent Garden and the London Eye all within walking distance.
River Thames, SE1
The River Thames and Southbank area was also a filming location, where the not-so-inconspicuous fictional serial killer was spotted throwing black bin bags into the water – though you’ll have the watch the show to find out what was inside the bags!
RIVER THAMES, LONDON
Where to stay: Sea Containers London (Travel Sustainable property)
Set on the banks of the River Thames, just a short walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and the London Eye, Sea Containers features a riverside restaurant, cocktail bar, spa, rooftop bar, and terrace with panoramic views of London. Rooms are beautifully decorated with bespoke furniture, flat-screen TVs, and marble bathrooms.
Portobello Road, W11
Notting Hill was another popular filming site, with film crews spotted in various locations around the upscale West London neighbourhood.
Where to stay: The Portobello Hotel
For fans looking to stay in the area, the Portobello Hotel is a boutique hotel located in a chic Georgian townhouse, offering comfortable bedrooms with luxury décor and some rooms with character features such as round beds and roll top baths. Guests can enjoy a locally sourced continental breakfast each morning before exploring nearby attractions such as the Portobello Market, Hyde Park, Kensington High Street, and Knightsbridge.
ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Royal Holloway University, Egham, TW20
Season four introduces the lead character’s new gig as a university lecturer, filmed at the Royal Holloway University just outside of London. The picturesque, riverside village of Egham is a must-visit for any fan of the show. With its prime location on the banks of the Thames, visitors can enjoy the surroundings by hiring a canal boat, taking a leisurely walk along the water's edge, or simply sitting back and taking in the views from one of the many riverside pubs. Whether you're a fan of the show or just looking for a peaceful getaway, Egham and its surrounding area is the perfect destination for a mini break.
Where to stay: Hampden Apartments, The Anne
Hampden Apartment, The Anne, offers a stunning and unique property equipped with a full-size kitchen, washing machine and essentials, offering a fresh and modern apartment in a quiet residential setting. Better yet, it is located in the very heart of Royal Windsor, just an 8-minute walk from the gates of Windsor Castle and a short drive from Royal Holloway University. Perfect for families, groups or business guests looking to explore all Windsor has to offer.
Knebworth House, Hertfordshire
Fancy getting out of the big city? Rumour has it that season four filming also took place at Knebworth House in Stevenage.
Where to stay: Tewinbury
Escape to the country in this cosy retreat at Tewinbury, set in beautiful grounds that feature a nature reserve and a lake. Hang out on the terrace in warmer months, take the kids to visit the nearby farmyard animals, or hire a bike and go for a ride in an area that is known for its cycling. The property has an on-site bar, lounge and serves a delicious buffet breakfast. Rooms are comfortable, beautifully furnished and will leave you feeling well-rested at the end of your stay.