Best things to do in London

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Bespoke Private Tour of London in an iconic London ‘Black Cab’
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See all the iconic sights of London and more from the comfort of one of the Capitals biggest and instantly recognisable icons, a London Black Cab! With your London Highlights tour we will travel through time going back to the city’s Roman roots, through the Medieval period right up to the modern day, taking in […]
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$467
Duration: 4 hours
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Bespoke Black Cab Private Excursion to Hever Castle
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Visit this important historic castle in Kent, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, the intriguing second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I.Its panelled rooms house fine furniture, tapestries, antiques and what is regarded as ‘one of the best collections of Tudor portraits after the National Portrait Gallery’ by David Starkey. The […]
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$648
Duration: 7 hours
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A Bespoke Black Cab Royal Day Out in London and Windsor
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A Bespoke Black Cab Royal Day Out in London and Windsor
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Duration: 8 hours
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Bespoke Black Cab Private Excursion to Bath & Stonehenge
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Travel through time (some 5000 years!) where we visit Stonehenge and walk in the footsteps of our Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Be amazed at the sheer size of the site, Stonehenge is perhaps the world’s most famous prehistoric monument. It […]
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$908
Duration: 10 hours
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ENTERTAINING PRIVATE Tour of the British Museum
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Bienvenue a notre tour divertissant pour découvrir les trésors du British Museum! Parfait pour les personnes seules, les couples, les groupes d’amis ou les familles. Nous aurons des jeux, des énigmes, des compétitions et des faits amusants qui donneront vraiment vie au musée. Le British Museum est dédié à l’histoire humaine, l’art et la culture. […]
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Duration: 2 hours
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British Museum: Troy Exhibition Guided Tour
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Discover the treasure of Troy: Myth and Reality in this entertaining and relaxed guided tour. The story of a great city, plunged into a 10-year war over the abduction of the most beautiful woman in the world, is irresistibly dramatic and tragic. This allure has sent adventurers and archaeologists in quest of the lost city, […]
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Duration: 2 hours
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British Museum Family Friendly Experience
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If you want to discover the treasures of this amazing museum while having fun and been entertained, then this tour is for you! Perfect for individuals, couples, groups of friends or families. The British Museum is dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in […]
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Duration: 2 hours
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Chocolate and Tea Tours in Covent Garden PRIVATE
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Welcome to our exciting and absolutely delicious London Chocolate and Tea Tours in Covent Garden! On this tour you will samples some of the best British and international Chocolates and Teas and discover why chocolate is called the Happiness Food! We usually visit the following stores (subject to availability): – Hotel Chocolat – Whittard – […]
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Duration: 2 hours
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Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace Family Friendly Tour
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Discover the Treasures of the Changing the Guard ceremonies on this fun and entertaining walking tour! This tour is perfect for individuals, couples, friend and familiesWho wants to enjoy this wonderful ceremony while avoiding the stress and the crowds. Instead of standing still for hours, we will see some of the most iconic landmarks of […]
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Duration: 2 hours
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Private Tour of Harry Potter Locations in London
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Meet your guide at Westminster tube station. You will then make your way to see the Ministry of Magic and filming locations used in the Harry Potter films. Would you like to see Leaky Cauldron pub and the Honeyduke's shop?
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Duration: 3 hours
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About London 

London is located in the southeast of England, surrounding the Thames Valley. It is home to over 8 million people. It has a rich historical significance since it is the capital of the United Kingdom. Furthermore, it’s an important financial, cultural, and educational epicenter of the world for many years. The epic capital has plenty of historical sites that highlight the educational roots of the city. 

You can easily navigate through the busy streets of London and explore the city on foot with no problem. Make sure you visit Tower Bridge, as it is one of the most recognizable symbols of London’s rapid expansion of the industrial revolution. 

Besides the Houses of Parliament, you find Big Ben’s chimes pealing across the city at every hour. Moreover, do not miss the tours of Buckingham Palace, which was once home to Queen Elizabeth. London is home to many palaces that exhibit the flourishing monarchic aroma of the city

Walk across the royal parks of London, and breathe the freshness and purity in the air, as it is one of the least polluted cities in the world. If you wish to enjoy the busy and bustling street life of London, head to the West End for a time of your life. 

Best Things to Do in London

What You Need to Know

Currency
Pound Sterling (GBP)
Timezone
UTC+0
Typical drink

Gin

Typical food

Yorkshire Pudding
Beef Wellington

Speed rules

Urban areas – 48 km/h
Rural roads – 96 km/h
Highway – 112 km/h

How to Get There

By plane
London Heathrow Airport – the bussiest airport, accessible by public transport (45 minutes away from the city center by London Underground)

London Stansted Airport – the train station in the terminal departing every 15 minutes

London Luton Airport – accessible by easyBus (1.3 hours away from Victoria Station)

London Gatwick – accessible by train or bus (30 minutes away from Central London via Gatwick Express train)

By train
Paddington Station –  trains to/from South Wales, Oxford, Bath, Bristol, and the South West of England

Kings Cross Station – trains to/from York, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, or Aberdeen

Victoria Station – trains to/from Brighton, Eastbourne, and Hastings

 

When is the Best Time to Visit

It is best to travel to London in the spring and the fall if you don’t like the overly crowded streets of the summer. Also, you will get to experience the mild and breezy weather that is ideal.

In spring, you will get to experience the cool temperatures of 12 °C (53 °F), and it can go as low as 6 °C (43 °F). Therefore, it is ideal that you pack a couple of sweaters.