London on the banks of the Thames is one of the iconic global capital cities. Alive with a cosmopolitan mix of people and packed with history and major tourist attractions. From theatres, to sports, museums, gardens, with skyscrapers and historically important buildings there is no shortage of things to do and see whether you are on day trip, weekend break or capital city tour of Europe.

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London Overview

Welcome to London

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom is one of the great iconic capital cities of the world with a history that stretches back to Roman times. London, once known as Londinium, was appointed the capital of England in the 12th century replacing Winchester.

London has a population of approaching 9,000,000 people and is a leading global light across a number of areas including finance, arts, media, education, culture and fashion.

The landscape of London is marked by many great and famous buildings – some dating back years such as St. Pauls Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace, others modern skyscrapers with names such the Gherkin, the Cheesegrater and the Shard making it a major tourist destination.

Getting There

London is very accessible by road with the M4, M40, M3, M20, M25 and M1, A1, A12 and A11 amongst the roads bound for the city.

The county is well served by train with major stations at London Liverpool Street, King’s Cross, Euston, Fenchurch Street, Waterloo and London Bridge. The Eurostar service from Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam runs into the international terminal at London St. Pancras.
Travellers from further afield can use the airports at Gatwick, Heathrow and City Airport, whilst there is also a direct link from Stansted.

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Sacred Spirits

Sacred Spirits, 50 Highgate High Street, London, London, N6 6HX

Car Boot Sales in London

KidZania London

KidZania, Westfield London, Ariel Way, London, W12 7GA

Bar Nirvana

Bar Nirvana, The Montcalm Marble Arch, 2 Wallenberg Place, London, W1H 7TN

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 2UP

Science Museum

Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

Museum of London

Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London, SW1A 1AA

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD