The Zetter, London
In love with quirky? Think unconventional is cool? A stay at the cutting-edge Zetter
hotel in off-centre Clerkenwell could be right up your street. Treat your taste-buds at Bruno Loubert, then slip on your dancing shoes to take full advantage of the profusion of nearby eclectic clubs. By day you can catch the annual Oxford and Cambridge boat race or head down to the Spitalfields City Farm Goat Race, for eccentric, farmyard-inspired fun.
Rates: Doubles from £126.