St John’s Wood is located about 4 kilometres northwest of Charing Cross, in the City of Westminster in Northwest London. This district lies on the northwest side of Regent’s Park. St John’s Wood was ranked by Forbes as the fifth most expensive place to live. Current real estate values for the region average £25 million.
The area between Primrose Hill and Regent’s Park is the Beverly Hills, California of London, because of the multitudes of celebrities, famous people and politicians as residents. Notably, Sir Paul McCartney, singer and songwriter from the Beatles, lives in St John’s Wood. As does Ewan McGregor, famous for his role as young Obi Wan Kenobi in Star Wars. Supermodel Kate Moss also calls this area home. Also, Damian Lewis, of the hit US television series Homeland, was born in St John’s Wood.
This neighbourhood has become one of the most expensive regions of London, and a wonderful place to stay with your elite escort. This area’s super-rich inhabitants prefer to travel in style, so, it is not uncommon to see a Bentley, a Ferrari, or a Phantom parked along the streets.
When visiting St John’s Wood, make sure you check out the Abbey Road Studios, where the Beatles were pictured on their Abbey Road album the cover. This cover featured the famous black-and-white zebra crossing in St John’s Wood.
Britain’s royalty have been known to frequent the streets of St John’s Wood, especially around the Royal artillery barracks, which houses the King’s troops. You and your escort can mingle with the aristocracy, as you watch the Royal Parade of horses and guardsmen, in full regalia parading down the streets.
Entertain your lovely female companion, and take in a game of cricket at the Marylebone London County Cricket club. This private club is the original headquarters of the sport. On the other hand, you can treat your high-class woman at one of the charming selection of local shops and unique boutiques. These independent stores are dedicated to artistry, where you will find one-of-a-kind gifts for your exquisite escort. Then, you and your companion can amble along the leafy sun dappled roads, and pass the impressive homes of the rich and the famous.