Introduction to London: the basics: currency, manners, food, culture, practicalities, history and geography of London.
We group major attractions by location so you don't have to waste time on the transport system. You can plan your whole trip to London just by using this page, however long your trip.
when time is tight - we've worked out how to pack London into a day, two days, three days or a week - whether you're a culture vulture or a sightseer.
Our shortlist of recommended hotels. A comprehensive booking service can be found HERE - where you can book or reserve accommodation online. You can even rent one of the Queen's guesthouses - details on our trips page.
When to visit and what's on when you do.
how to get around in London - on tube train and bus. Tickets and routes as well as advice and practicalities on travel to and from the airports.
our guide to the City of London, the Square Mile, it's churches, institutions and guilds - including Lloyds of London and The Bank of England.
Walks and routes to ensure you see the best of London, covering all the major sights
How to get a decent meal in London - a guide to restaurants, pubs and bars.
pubs, clubs, cafes, dancing, and just hanging out.
Theatre, Classical Music, Pop and Rock, Jazz, Opera etc.
where to shop, and where to avoid. What to buy and where to buy it.
How to enjoy London for free.
guide to the 'man made' attractions where there is more of an emphasis on entertainment than history, such as Madame Tussauds, the London Dungeon and Rock Circus. What to avoid. See also HERE for an expose of London's tourist traps.
a full guide to galleries and museums with art exhibitions.
Palaces, Roman remains, stately homes, historical monuments such as Buckingham Palace, London Bridge, Tower of London and Paul's Cathedral.
our guide to which are essential and which can be ignored - from Portobello to Bermondsey.
this section lists all the museums and has guidance on when to visit, prices and what is, and what isn't worth a visit.
everything for kids in London, places to visit, things to do and tips for parents.
sports and activities, bike and Roller blade hire, horse riding, go-kart racing, horse and dog racing, swimming, ice skating, football, cricket, polo etc
Getting out of London - places worth visiting outside the capital as a half or full day excursion. Also features our new Ultimate
see the best of England in one day.