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London

One of the world’s most visited cities, England’s buzzing capital is well worth the visit and has so much to offer, from magnificent history and culture to cutting-edge fashion and food.
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From Camden’s punky vibe to leafy Hampstead Heath and historic Big Ben, London’s incomparable blend of influences, traditions and history make it an unmissable destination for travellers. Get your culture fix at world-renowned venues like the Natural History Museum or savour award-winning cuisines in Chinatown, Little Venice and Brick Lane.  Satisfy your inner shopaholic with vintage finds in Portobello Road or catch the latest bands at legendary venues like Wembley Stadium. Whether you want to watch the world’s finest acting talent at Shakespeare’s Globe, spot squirrels in Royal Parks or soak up the scenery in Greenwich with a pint of local ale, Britain’s biggest city has it all – and then some!

Where is London?

With five major airports, including Gatwick and international hub Heathrow, which receives flights from more than 90 countries and 180 destinations, it’s easy to fly to London from locations across the globe.

Getting around London

Situated in south-east England, London is one of the most easily accessible destinations in Britain, with fantastic transport connections by train, tram, coach, DLR and bus.

  • For an informative guide to London’s transport links and to plot your route, check out Transport for London’s (TFL) journey planner
  • For reduced travel around London, including on daily travel cards, pick up an Oyster Card in major travel hubs or online
  • The city is served by major stations including Euston, Paddington, Waterloo and King’s Cross St Pancras, all of which operate trains to destinations throughout the UK.

BY BUS

Jump aboard one of the city’s iconic red buses for the best views of London landmarks, from the Houses of Parliament to Tower Bridge.

BY BIKE

Eco-friendly traveller? Hop on a Santander Cycle, public bikes docked around the city, and zoom around local landmarks for as little as £2.