We understand that the past year has been extremely difficult for all of us. It won’t be like this forever, we will be with our friends and family soon enough and new adventures and happier memories will be made once again. If you need something to look forward to then why not start planning a trip to London one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There are many reasons why London should be the first on your list to visit once lockdown restrictions have been lifted but here are our top 5.
Free Things to do
As the nation’s capital, we know that any trip to London can be incredibly tough on the bank. However, it doesn’t need to be; as there are hundreds of free things to do in London, yes without spending a single penny! Click here to view our top 5 things to do for free, from free tours to museums and art galleries.
London is widely known for its varied and colourful nightlife, not only on the weekends but also during the weekdays. Tourists will find areas, neighbourhoods, pubs, bars, and clubs to cater to all tastes and moods. Mayfair is situated in the heart of the city, Mayfair is one of the most expensive and exclusive areas of London with five-star hotels, shops, restaurants, bars, and pubs. The most popular street is Bond Street. This area should be avoided by travellers on a budget. Soho is a must on any traveller’s list when visiting London and especially at night time. Located in central London, it is famous for its trendy restaurants, live music venues, cool bars, and clubs. It is also the hub of gay nightlife in the city. East London is a vibrant and culturally interesting neighbourhood. It is home to numerous large events and is known for its exclusive restaurants, bars, and clubs. London’s hippest areas: Shoreditch and Dalston can be found here. Camden, located in northwest London, is a well-known area for its market and lively bohemian nightlife. This is the place to go if you like live gigs. This area is sure to captivate all that venture to its pubs and bars.
Food & Drink
London is full to the brink with some of the UK’s best eateries, bars, and pubs, whether you are looking for Michelin star restaurants or fancy trying out some of our award-winning street food vendors. Let your stomach lead you to delicious restaurants in London or enjoy cocktails and drinks with a meal at pubs and top bars in London, each with social distancing and other safety measures in place. The variety of London food options is mind-blowing. Click here for some inspiration.
Every city has its own unique feel and vibe, which is determined by a number of things. The local historic sites are no doubt one of the largest contributing factors to the aura that surrounds a city. When in London, travellers recommend paying a visit to the Tower Bridge Exhibition, in the City area to get a feel for what truly makes up the city. Once you have been there, you can take a walk on through the city, along the river Thames which has provided the lifeblood to this city for centuries, being the conduit to the outside world, and the bringer of new things in. Buildings tower above you and architecture through the ages abounds everywhere you look. From the oldest democracy to the spoils of a great empire, the museums, buildings, parks, streets, houses, canals, and rivers all have a story to tell. And the story is really about the people who make up and made up London through the ages, who brought in their influences and continue to do so, who make the city the great melting pot that it has always been and still is today. There are so many historic places in London it is difficult to narrow it down, but take a tour of some of the best, and they will provide you with a little snapshot of a great world metropolis.
From the modern London Eye to the historic Tower of London, the top 10 tourist attractions in London are a must-see on any London sightseeing trip. Even better, many London landmarks are free to visit. Use the London attractions map to find them all. There are also plenty of kid-friendly places to visit in London. Get up close and personal with underwater creatures at SEALIFE London Aquarium or explore the Science Museum, London’s interactive hub of science and technology. Both are perfect for fun family days out in London. You could also soak up some culture at London museums, visit the Queen at Buckingham Palace, or take the perfect picture with Big Ben, just some of the many iconic places to go in London.