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Where to Start When Visiting London

If you’re planning a trip to London you will be spoilt for places to visit.   The diverse capital is the largest cities in Europe with a population of over 8 million. The city has plenty to offer everyone, so whether  you’re interested in the arts, architecture, entertainment or fashion you will find plenty to do in this great city.

You don’t have to spend a fortune in London as there are plenty of things you can do on a budget or free.  There are a number of great museums including the British Museum which is great for arts and culture as is the V&A museum. The Natural History Museum is the place to see amazing artefacts and if you want to learn about science and how things work you need to head to the Science Museum.

Fancy a Muscial?

The West End is the place to go when it comes to musicals.  There are over 40 theatres in the East End alone, but over 120 in the whole of London.  Or the next couple of months you can watch Grease at the New Wimbledon Theatre, 42nd Street  is on at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Alice’s Adventures Underground is on at the Vaults. Dream Girls is on at the Savoy Theatre, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Parts I & II is on at the Palace Theatre,  Les Miserables at the Queens’s Theatre, Mamma Mia at the Novello Theatre and Maltida the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre.  There are tons more and something for everyone.  The LondonTheature.co.uk is a great site to see what’s on and buy tickets.   London really is the entertainment capital of Europe.

Many people don’t realise that there are plenty of green parks to enjoy. St James’s Park hosted some of the Olympic and Paralympics’ games in the summer of 2012. All the venues were removed at the end of Summer and now are back open to the public. Hampstead Heath, Wimbledon Common, Hyde Park, Epping Forest are all other parks which are open to the public.

London Tours

One of the best ways to see all of what London has to offer is by going on a tour.  Here at Traditional Tours UK we offer a number of walking, and mini coach tours around London and other places in the UK. Our tours are more than just a guide pointing to locations as you pass.  We aim to make our tours educational, fun and great for all ages and types of people.  We are an affordable tour company that puts lots of effort into creating great tours which people will really enjoy.

If you want to see some of the more quirky parts of London our Quirky London Tour is one not to miss. We show you the more obscure oddities London has to offer.  Perhaps you would like to create your own quirky tour and include other places around the UK.  This is a great article for those looking for Quirky places to visit in the UK.

Those wanting a more traditional London Tour will enjoy our City of London Tour where we have selected the best locations and sites to visits.  Like all our tours we like to share amusing anecdotes so you learn something you wouldn’t learn on any other tour.

We have plenty more tours which you can choose from.  Perhaps you fancy one of our literary tours.  We do a Dickens walking tour, a Shakespeare walking tour where you will learn lots about these to literary greats. Perhaps you just fancy having a few bears and going on a London Pub Tour.  We have that covered. We have many more tours which you find more information here.

Whatever you choose to do in this great capital you will have a great time.  There is nothing quite like London.

 

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