The setting for historical buildings, stunning modern architecture, world famous shopping and varied nightlife, London has something for everyone. Be amazed by the British Museum, Madame Tussauds and the Planetarium and then watch the capital go by from a distance by taking a trip on the London Eye for a stunning viewpoint. The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and the Horse Guards Parade are free displays of colourful Royal pageantry at Buckingham Palace. Take a look at the Houses of Parliament and the famous clock tower that houses Big Ben. A walk along the embankment to visit the Tate Modern will give you an exciting perspective on modren art. Other sights include London Bridge and nearby Tower of London, or Shakespeare`s Globe Theatre.
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Shopping in Oxford Street is a must-do and a wonder through Carnaby Street
and Covent garden will bring up some more unusual boutiques. Visit the street
performers in Covent Garden and sip wine from a balcony in the old market place.
Come the weekend, visit the unusual and trendy market near London Fields for
a coffee and some fancy cakes.
London is one of the greenest cities in the world, so visiting some of its beautiful outdoor spaces is worthwhile. Ramble across Hampstead Heath or visit the flora and fauna at Kew Gardens to escape the excitement of city life. Come night time, the city keeps turning, so dine in style at a world famous restaurant and then visit one of London`s music venues or theatres to be entertained. From Soho, to Angel, to Shoreditch, there are no shortages of wine bars and pubs to tipple away till the early hours. To get around between all the sights, many visitors to London will use the daily underground/bus passes. Take a look at London`s transport website www.tfl.gov.uk which will provide you with more information on transport and help you plan your journeys around London to get the most out of your visit.
In terms of location, staying near an airport will be very expensive. Connecting from the airport to a more central spot will provide you with cheaper options. The Gatwick Express will bring you straight into Victoria, whilst Heathrow is on the London Underground. A frequent mistake is to choose somewhere because it is walking distance from a station. Be prepared to get a taxi to your hotel if you arrive with baggage! London is a 24 hour city and if you ensure your hotel is near transport connections, you will be within easy reach of all the best sights.
Book your room well in advance for the best deals, hotels near London tend to fill up quickly at the last minute and you could be left without much choice. Whilst waiting for that last minute deal might pay off, you could be left with nothing. There is always something going on from flower shows to marathons and gigs and London tends to fill up very quickly, with accommodation prices suddenly peaking. You will be wise to plan your trip; with a bit of forethought, it is possible to find a great deal on a room in locations like Covent Garden. Make sure your visit to London is everything you want it to be and make your cash go further in England`s classy capital city by researching your accommodation and not missing a trick.