London is a city steeped in history, a Royal centre, a parliamentary centre and the place that you will find the majority of England’s most famous attractions. Have your camera at the ready because at every turn in this great city a landmark appears, from Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Westminster Abbey, London Zoo the list is endless. This city must be experienced to be believed, it holds an old time charm that captures your imagination and throws you back to the age old times of royal lines and tradition.
Where to Stay:
London is a large city, the largest in England, so finding accommodation close to the attractions you want to see is important. A great place to stay would be hotels around Knightsbridge and South Kensington as this is close to main attractions such as Hyde Park, Museums and Harrods. To be near to Buckingham Palace look at accommodation close to Victoria and Westminster, alternatively for shopping andGalleries stay around Green Park and Mayfair. There is a large range of accommodation available to suit any budget or requirement, check out the link for different accommodation choices.
What to See:
London is an overwhelming city for any traveller, it is large, busy and full of things to see and do. However if you take the time to plan your trip or take an organised tour to familiarise yourself with the main layout it will become easier. There are landmarks accessible in all regions from Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London Eye and Hyde Park to name a few. Parks, Galleries, Museums and buildings of interest are found throughout. Be sure to stay in a central location and travelling between different landmarks will be a simple adventure. For the ultimate London experience head to a local pub and speak to the locals, not only will you find a great feed you will also find invaluable knowledge on places to see and things to do.
A few Must See Destinations:
Buckingham Palace - try to catch the changing of the guards 11.30am daily
London Eye - Westminster
Westminster Abbey - Westminster
Tower of London – Fenchurch Street
Harrod’s – Knightsbridge
St. Pauls Cathedral – St Pauls
Big Ben - Westminster
Houses of Parliament – Westminster
National Gallery - Trafalgar Square
British Museum – Russell Square
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