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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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  • 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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  • Benjamin Franklin House Museum

    Benjamin Franklin House Museum

    On a quiet street near Trafalgar Square lies a surprising secret. The Benjamin Franklin House is the sole surviving residence of one of the America’s great Founding Fathers. Find out more about this special museum in London!

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  • A Brightening Day Trip to Brighton

    A Brightening Day Trip to Brighton

    In need of some fresh sea air? Then why hop on the train from London and speed down to Brighton for the day for some artsy, quirky fun.

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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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  • 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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  • Last Weekend for Ice Skating in London

    Last Weekend for Ice Skating in London

    There’s still a little more time to lace up those skates and take a twirl on the ice in central London. Many of the ice skating rinks are open through this Sunday, January 5th, 2014. Find more details on where to go ice skating in London this winter here.

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  • Ice Skating at the Bluebird in Chelsea

    Ice Skating at the Bluebird in Chelsea

    The newest ice rink in London is located right in the heart of Chelsea at the popular Bluebird on King’s Road. We’re thrilled that the Bluebird has brought ice skating to Chelsea along with a very festive setting for the holidays !

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