surveys of people who have visited London, one of their main memories
of London was using public transport.
London has a very good public transport system and for by far the
majority of visitors is the everyday way they travel around town.
Even if you take taxis all day, you should at least ride the London
Underground once for the experience.
Similarly London's famous red double deck buses give you a great view
perched up high
London Tour Hop Hop Off Tour Bus
you've never been to London before, one of the most effective and
enjoyable ways of becoming orientated is to take the Hop On, Hop Off
tour buses on the first day. There are two main companies who operate
these and both visit all the main sights of London on several routes,
each with a full commentary.
You can stay on the bus for a full lap of London, get orientated,
listen and be informed of what you are seeing and then make an informed
choice of what is likely to be of interest to you.
You can then use the bus to transport you between the places you want
the strengths of London is the shear variety of things to do and see,
there is truly something for everyone.
the right hand side of this page you will see a menu that should naturally
point you towards the areas that will probably interest you personally.
Of the classic tourist sights, a good proportion are a mix of religion,
royalty and history. If you are really interested in this area and
the likes of the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace,
St Paul's Cathedral are not enough, then remember on the outskirts
of London is Hampton
Court Palace and Windsor
Castle . Both easily reached by public transport from the centre.
London has a full range of world class museums
and art galleries -
best of all in what can be an expensive city, all the biggest ones
are free to enter. If you have the slightest interest in the subject
of the museum, you'll probably spend the whole day in museums like
the British Museum, V&A Museum, Science Museum and Imperial War
can be the sole reason for some visitors to London. Again there is
something for everyone. We have a self guided London
shopping walk that takes you through the main shopping districts.
Theatre, Concerts and Sports are world class with world class performers
constantly passing through.
are staying more than a couple of days, then its worth considering
getting outside London and seeing the real England.
Every day a fleet of coaches leave London on day
tours. The most popular destinations are Stonehenge, Bath, Oxford,
The Cotswolds, Windsor and Shakespeare's Stratford Upon Avon.
There is probably something that fits your interests and most tours
will pick up from your hotel or a hotel very close by.