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Where oh where to begin in London? There’s so much to see and do, so let us give you some tips on the best sights and tours in London. The capital is also close to some other fantastic British cities and well known sites, so why not take a day-trip or two during your stay? We provide our recommendations for where to head, along with tips about long-running exhibitions and a bit of British history on the side. Read below for our latest advice on how to make the most of your stay in London.

  • A Spectacular View from the Shard

    A Spectacular View from the Shard

    One thousand years of history at over 800 feet. That’s what you can expect on a visit to the viewing platform at The Shard. Opened in 2013, this impressive new addition to the London skyline has quickly become a must see sight in London.

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  • Why You Need to Visit London’s Design Museum Now

    Why You Need to Visit London’s Design Museum Now

    Design lovers: This is your last year to visit London’s excellent Design Museum in its current historic warehouse home before it closes for a big move to Kensington in 2016. Check out the iconic setting near the Thames while you can!

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  • Get Your Spring 2015 Highclere Castle Tickets Now!

    Get Your Spring 2015 Highclere Castle Tickets Now!

    Simply can’t get enough of Downton Abbey? Tickets are now available for Highclere Castle – the real Downton Abbey – for Easter and the spring 2015 public openings, but they sell out quickly. Book yours now!

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  • Where to Go Ice Skating in London

    Where to Go Ice Skating in London

    ‘Tis the season in London for warming cups of mulled wine, cheery Christmas markets and perhaps the most wintery of all activities: ice skating! From romantic rinks to family-friendly locations, read on to discover the best places to go ice skating in London.

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  • Christmas in London – An Enchanting Winter Experience!

    Christmas in London – An Enchanting Winter Experience!

    The holidays are just around the corner and London is the place to be for holiday cheer and fabulous shopping! Whether you’re planning a holiday getaway to spend Christmas or New Year’s in London or planning to come early for the holiday shopping, here’s a look at some of our favourite things to do during the holiday season in London.

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  • Relax in a London Roof Garden this Summer

    Relax in a London Roof Garden this Summer

    How about a lush garden respite complete with Spanish inspired gardens and flamingos (yes, flamingos) right in the heart of Kensington? Read on to find out more about the unique Kensington Rooftop Gardens.

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  • London in the Rain

    London in the Rain

    It’s never bad weather, just bad clothing. Even in the face of seemingly soggy meteorological inevitability there is much joy and comfort to be had. So grab that umbrella and head out to explore London!

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  • Jane Austen’s House Museum

    Jane Austen’s House Museum

    Head to Jane Austen’s former home to see her beautiful turquoise and gold ring. The exhibit opens to the public this Valentine’s Day.

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  • A Trip to Greenwich

    A Trip to Greenwich

    Speed down the Thames to Greenwich this weekend, for a locally brewed beer, a hearty helping of that traditional East End fare: pie, mash and eels, and perhaps even a bargain or two!

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  • All Aboard the Cutty Sark

    All Aboard the Cutty Sark

    Ready for a nautical adventure on Britain’s oldest tea-clipper? The Cutty Sark has been stunningly restored to take pride of place on the Greenwich shoreline.

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