Things to do in London


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Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower as well.

Museums

Establised in 1753, The British Museum is dedicated to human history, art and culture, and is located in the Bloomsbury area of London.

Museums

Discover the secrets hidden beneath the streets of Westminster in the underground nerve centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War.

Heritage Sites

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Commonly known as the Houses of Parliament after its occupants.

Parks
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Hyde Park covers 350 acres and is home to a number of famous landmarks including the Serpentine Lake, Speakers' Corner and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain.

Museums

The museum is the largest urban history collection in the world, with more than six million objects. It hosts more than one million visitors each year.

Art Galleries

With free access to over 2,300 paintings from altarpieces to the Impressionists, there's something for everyone at the National Gallery.

Museums

The museum is home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 80 million items within five main collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology and zoology.

Parks

The Regent's Park, designed by John Nash, covers 395 acres and includes Queen Mary's Gardens which features more than 12,000 roses of 400 varieties, as well as the gloriously restored William Andrews Nesfield's Avenue Gardens.

Gardens
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The famous enlarged glass dome of 20 Fenchurch Street is dedicated to three storeys of exquisitely landscaped public gardens and Londons most exclusive social spaces, including observation decks and an open air terrace.

Cathedrals & Churches

St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.

Parks

The park includes The Mall and Horse Guards Parade and is at the heart of ceremonial London, providing the setting for spectacular pageants including the annual Trooping the Colour.

Siteseeing Tours

The plague dead are still with us...hear their tales in London's original gory story on this most entertaining of guided walks.

Cathedrals & Churches

The Temple Church is a late 12th-century church in the City of London located between Fleet Street and the River Thames, built by the Knights Templar as their English headquarters.

Parks

Discover sweeping parkland, forest trails, award winning exotic gardens and ancient woodland just waiting to be explored at Windsor Great Park today.

Museums

Explore the worlds largest maritime museum through 10 free galleries, ground-breaking exhibitions, art and objects including Turners Battle of Trafalgar and Nelsons coat.

Parks

Belair House was built in 1785 in the style of, or possibly by, the architect Robert Adam. Its grounds included an artificial lake made by damming the river Effra.