A must see in London, outside Buckingham Palace, but check out the schedule as it only happens daily from May to July, otherwise on alternate days
Harrods' Food Halls Located right outside the Knightsbridge tube station, Harrods has long been a bastion of style and taste in London. It's a... more »
The world's greatest museum of art and design.The V&A's collections are unrivalled in their diversity. Explore historical and contemporary art and design, including works of art from many of the world's richest cultures. Admission free.
Billy Elliot has been dazzling London's West End since 2005. Set in a mining town in the north of England during the 1984/'85 miners' strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy's struggle against the odds to make his dream of becoming a dancer, not a boxer, come true.
One of London's most famous landmarks, the historic Tower houses the Crown Jewels, the prison cell of Sir Walter Raleigh, known as the Bloody Tower, and the Chapel of St. John and the Royal Armories.
Rebuilt by Christopher Wren after the great Fire of 1666, St. Paul's has been the site of many historic state occasions, including Winston Churchill's funeral and the marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales.
With a modern design giving a unique tubular effect, London's Millennium Bridge is a 330-meter pedestrian bridge linking the City of London at St Paul's Cathedral with the new Tate Gallery at Bankside.
The Tate Modern is one of the most intriguing and interesting museums in the world. It is a must see, both for its setting (along the Thames... more »
Experiencing the South Bank is a must-do in any London itinerary. Travel... will be visiting the cultural heart of London, an eclectic and creative... more »
Tickets for the London Eye are typically £20. You may want to avoid the queues by prebooking online (and saving 10%!) and collect tickets quickly... more »
A 145-foot-high monument, bearing a statue of Lord Horatio Nelson guarded by lions, marks the spot considered the center of London.
The National Gallery, London houses one of the greatest collections of European painting in the world. These pictures belong to the public and entrance to see them is free. The National Gallery's permanent collection spans the period from about 1250 to 1900 and consists of Western European paintings.
London's Oxford Street spells action where you can shop 'til you drop along England's most famous shopping street, drop into one of the many pubs for a tasty ale or catch the latest musical at the theater.
On entering the British Museum it is a little daunting, vast spaces, lots of people. Take a few minutes to orient yourself and then collect a map... more »
Exceptional in style, iconic by nature – taking London to all new highs. Vista at the trafalgar is a rooftop bar boasts an unrivalled backdrop of the London landscape. The Gallery has fantastic views of the city, perfect for cocktails or sipping on champagne with indulgent views. The Bar and lounge is the ultimate alfresco dining spot, with a delicious Mediterranean menu, including our... More
Exceptional in style, iconic by nature – taking London to all new highs. Vista at the trafalgar is a rooftop bar boasts an unrivalled backdrop of the London landscape. The Gallery has fantastic views of the city, perfect for cocktails or sipping on champagne with indulgent views. The Bar and lounge is the ultimate alfresco dining spot, with a delicious Mediterranean menu, including our signature seafood specialities,the height of sophistication starts here. Less
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Laura Porter writes about London for About.com (part of the New York Times Company) and for the Visit Britain Super Blog. She fits in further freelance travel writing while sustaining an afternoon tea addiction to rival The Queen's.