The capital of the UK is steeped in history, bursting with culture and is a wonderfully diverse city that everyone should visit at least once. With so much to see and do in this incredible place, it can be difficult to know where to begin!
Well, don’t worry here you’ll find the top 5 things to see in do on your trip to London; from a visit to Spitalfields restaurants to a trip to Camden Market.
Read on for some straightforward travel advice!
Take a trip to Spitalfields
Take a trip to Spitalfields and you’ll be in the heart of a beautifully diverse and perfectly authentic London experience. It’s the heart of contemporary brands, independent as well as innovative street food. A community hub that’s brimming with cafes, shops, bars and diverse restaurants with London’s famous city skyline as it’s backdrop.
Not forgetting Spitalfields Market; with a vast array of stalls packed with rare, unique and hand crafted items, as well as quirky boutiques and things you won’t find anywhere else. London might be a capital city, marching ahead with technology, business and with the future in mind, but you’ll find a sense of community at it’s heart. Making Spitalfields the perfect place to spend an entire day!
Iconic and rather grand, a trip to London wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Queen’s official residence. With extravagant state rooms to explore as well as special exhibitions, famous artefacts, paintings and more, all steeped in history, you’ll find your trip to Buckingham Palace certainly worth the price of admission. Keep an eye out for the Queen and a corgi or two!
The London Eye
Now officially named the Coca Cola London Eye, this impressive structure is an important and major part of the city’s famous skyline, as much as Big Ben and the Shard. If you’re hoping to see some of the best views in London then a trip around the Eye should certainly satisfy. With 32 capsules each weighing around ten tonnes and the capacity for 25 people, step aboard the London Eye for a truly breathtaking experience.
Make sure your smartphone has plenty of battery – you’re going to need it to capture 55 of London’s most famous landmarks!
The Tower of London
Palace, prison, place of execution, jewel house, zoo and so much more. There’s not a lot that this 900 year old building hasn’t seen. The Tower of London has played a huge part in the history of the city, so taking a tour through the tower is like taking a trip through time. Marvel at the crown jewels, discover the Royal Armory, cringe at stories of torture and meet the famous ravens that guard the Tower itself.
So much more than the backdrop for the film of the same name, Notting Hill is more famous for its vibrant street festivals, food markets, restaurants, bars and of course it plays host to the Notting Hill carnival.