Westminster, London SW1A 1AA
Buckingham Palace is both London residence and official office of Her Majesty the Queen. It is only one of the few remaining working royal palaces in the world. During the summer, the palace is open to visitors and they can tour the State rooms which form the heart of the palace. Prior booking is essential.
Bow St, London WC2E 9DD
Royal Opera House
Built in 1858 after the previous theatre burnt down, its splendid period character has been wonderfully preserved ever since. Today, it is still a fully working theatre and you can take a special tour of the auditorium and hear stories of the famous opera singers who have taken centre stage. Take lunch or afternoon tea in the glass vaulted hall that used to be part of Covent Garden flower market.
Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX
Former home of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, Princess Margaret and Queen Victoria and now home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Harry and Meghan. Visit the King's & Queen's State apartments, the red saloon where Queen Victoria held her first council meeting and take a walk through the exquisite gardens where you can take afternoon tea in the 18th century Orangery.
Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2AP
Royal Albert Hall
The Royal Albert Hall was built in 1871 and is a grade I listed building. It is a world famous venue presenting some of the best known performers ranging from classical musical concerts to rock & pop, from opera to ballet and even tennis tournaments. To complement there are numerous restaurants and bars to suit all occasions.
Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LR
Madame Tussauds is famous for recreating historical and royal figures, celebrities and even infamous murders in wax. With 14 zones, over 300 wax figures and the Marvel Super Heroes 4D movie experience, this is guaranteed to be a star studded visit.
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2AX
St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB
Tower of London
The Tower of London is a historic castle on the banks of the River Thames. Home to the crown jewels, the black ravens and the famous Yeoman of the Guard, affectionately known as Beefeaters. Legend says that the Kingdom and Tower will fall if the 6 ravens ever leave the Tower.
Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL
Open Top London Double Decker Bus Tours
See London from the top deck of an open top double decker bus. The hop-on, hop-off ticket allows you to explore the city at your own pace. Some bus companies include walking tours and Thames River passes as well.
87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL
Sloane Square, Chelsea, London SW1W 8EL
Long Acre, London WC2E 9JT
The Piazza is the centre of Covent Garden and here you will find the Apple Market with stalls specializing in British hand made arts, crafts and antiques. The Jubilee & East Colonnade Markets for a huge variety of stalls and The London Transport Museum. At the weekend, the Piazza is home to various street performers including acrobats and jugglers.
Gracechurch St, London EC3V 1LT
Restored in 1991 and filmed in 2001 for Harry Potter & the philosopher's stone, Leadenhall Market dates back to the 1st Century. Open Monday to Friday there are market stalls selling goods from food to jewellery. Various shops, restaurants, pubs & cafes complement the famous market. Open daily.
16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW
London's oldest market, just 5 minutes from Liverpool Street Station comprises of market stalls selling contemporary & vintage fashion, jewellery & home interiors to bespoke children's toys. The market is surrounded by independent boutiques, food shops, restaurants and cafes. Open daily.