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Find information on London in our Travel Guide covering sights, foods and nightlife plus more...

London Introduction

With millions of visitors every year, London is a popular destination for weekend breaks. This vast city has attractions to suit every possible taste with parks and gardens, historic buildings, superb architecture, galleries, museums, churches and theatres. With a huge choice of restaurants, pubs and clubs, its nightlife has a vibrancy that is hard to beat. When it comes to shopping, London has everything from top designer boutiques to street markets. In London, it is possible to pay several thousand pounds per night or as little as twenty as there are hotels catering for all budgets. If your stay is short, you need to plan your trip carefully and prioritise your sightseeing as London city breaks have almost too much to offer and one visit is rarely enough.

Why Go To London?

London is a vibrant city at any time of day or night. Most people feel, at some time in their lives, that they should visit the capital and city breaks are an ideal way to discover the delights of the town.

London city breaks have wide popularity. Families take their children to see famous landmarks and most visit the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum both of which are firm favourites. Theatre and concert goers come in their droves to see the latest smash hits. London also attracts groups of young adults who come seeking the thrill and excitement of this great metropolis.

When To Go To London

London city breaks can be taken at any time of year.

London - The Place

London is a very attractive city that promises twenty-four-seven entertainment. It has some of the most well known attractions in the world. If you want a quick tour of the most popular sights, you should consider a trip on an open topped bus where you can get off and on again as you please. This means you can take a quick look at Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus etc. What you choose to visit is of course a personal choice and is dependant on your interests. Included among the top attractions are Saint Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, London Zoo, the London Dungeon, the London Eye and Madame Tussaud’s. London has more than its fair share of galleries, theatres and museums and you could spend a fortnight exploring those alone. Sightseeing can be a tiring experience and London provides many places where you can stop and rest either in the parks and gardens or take refreshments in the many coffer bars. Take a London city break to see your favourite show or combine it with a sporting event. Don’t wait until concerts or exhibitions go on tour, book a London City break now.

London Nightlife

London nightlife has something for everyone from high dining with a string quartet, to quaffing beer in a jazz cellar and everything in between. London provides dusk to dawn entertainment.

London Shopping

London can keep even the most avaricious of shoppers satisfied. With Oxford Street, Regent Street, Covent Garden, Saville Row and the markets in Portobello Road and Camden, you really can shop till you drop. While prices may be high in the shops, particularly in Harrod’s, there are bargains to be found in the markets.

London Eating

London is a truly cosmopolitan city and no more so than when it comes to eating. London restaurants serve cuisine from around the world and cater for all tastes and budgets.