London – The Perfect City Break
There are very few destinations around the world as glamorous as London. Whether you are visiting with your partner, with family, with friends or going solo, England’s capital is bursting with culture, history and attractions with something for every visitor. With so much to see and do in London it can make it challenging to plan your break so here are a few ways to make it extra special.
Open Bus Tour
It may be touristy but there is no better way to cram all of the major attractions in than an open bus tour of the capital. It is nearly impossible to see everywhere in London but a bus tour will show you all of the highlights, allow you to soak up the atmosphere and also help you to get your bearings.
Wander the Streets of Famous Districts
There are many fantastic areas of London which are best explored on foot as this allows you to go at a leisurely pace and pop into the various shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants along the way. You will also quickly notice how different areas have very distinctive personalities that add to the charm of the capital. A few good areas to explore on foot include:
- London Bridge
- Covent Garden
- Notting Hill
Visit the Museums
One of London’s greatest attributes is the collection of world-famous museums (these can also be peaceful retreats from the busy streets). A few of the best museums to visit include:
- National History Museum
- Science Museum
- The British Museum
- London Transport Museum
- Tate Modern
Explore the Parks
Similarly, there are many lovely parks in London which can be perfect for getting some peace and quiet and people watching. The main parks include:
- Hyde Park
- James’ Park
- Regent’s Park
- Victoria Park
Stay in a Luxury Serviced Apartment
A great way to make your trip to London that little bit more special is to book into one of the many fantastic luxury serviced apartments London has to offer in one of the nice districts. This means that you can see what it is like to live here and it can make getting out and exploring each day simple and straightforward.
Of course, food is an important part of what makes London so special much like any major city. The dining options are endless but it is a good idea to book into one of the more established restaurants in London for an exquisite dining experience. Additionally, do not overlook the street food which can be superb especially at the popup villages that you find throughout the capital.
London is a wonderful place to visit no matter who you are travelling with or the purpose for your visit.