If you are thinking about a city break in the UK the obvious choice will be London. The UK’s largest city has a bit of something for everyone and any visit will have to have a bit of compromise because there is almost too much to see and do.
Because it can be so difficult trying to fit in everything that you want to do, we thought it might be handy for us to give you some suggestions here. It might make it a bit easier for you to sort your trips itinerary if you get to see everything in front of you.
London is fantastic for sightseeing with countless iconic landmarks and attractions to be visited. Open top bus tours can be a great way to get all of your sightseeing done efficiently and some tours even operate a hop on, hop off policy meaning that you will be able to take some time to explore certain areas in more depth before re-joining another tour.
Walking around the city is also a great way to experience London as you will be able to see so much more by exploring all the little side streets you would have missed otherwise.
London’s West End is famous the world over for hosting some of the finest theatres. With so many available the hardest part will be picking which show to see. Some will always be more popular than others so getting tickets before you travel can often be a good idea but there are a number of licensed ticket outlets, especially around Leicester Square if you fancy something last minute.
High street brands, high end designers and independent stores are all available to explore around London with some areas being renowned for each. Another way to experience London and enjoy a bit of retail therapy is by hitting the markets. Camden and Portobello markets are great examples of some of the excellent markets in London.
Experience the Movies
As well as hosting a great many premieres every year that see some of the world’s biggest stars walking the red carpet, you can even experience a certain wizarding world at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour.
Harry Potter was a global phenomenon that doesn’t look like dying out anytime soon and visiting the Warner Bros. Studio Tour will give you access to some of the sets and costumes from the film.
Restaurants, Bars & Clubs
Enjoy some of the best restaurants in the world, visit a number of great bars and pubs and sample some of the biggest nightclubs in Europe.
London has some of the best nightlife options when you know where to go so having a quick look online before you visit should set you up nicely.
Taking the time to plan out at least some of your trip will save you from missing out on anything that you will regret not doing.