4 mentions in How can my family make the most of our trip to London?
Kit G. said, "...I highly recommend the The British Museum and the Tower Of London. Both are fun and educational. The tour at the Tower of London was really fun. Save the British Museum for a rainy day, you and easily spend 4 hours there,..." See More
Maria O. said, "...for travel in London. Here's a useful site: www.tfl.gov.uk There's something for everybody in the city - all the popular attractions: Tower Of London, National Gallery, The British Museum, Tate Modern, London Eye, Covent Garden, Buckingham Palace, Oxford St, Regent St, and..." See More
Kristi D. said, "...Market, Portobello Rd is interesting, Borough Market is an interesting food market. One place that I take everyone to is the Tower Of London, it's fun, it's got great history and people of all ages like it. Look for family discounts, the..." See More
4 mentions in Best itinerary for 3 days in London and 4 days in Paris
Kristi D. said, "...My number one pick in London is the Tower Of London, people of all ages enjoy the Tower. The tour at the entrance is wonderful, even for kids as it's funny and the Yeoman Warders tell the stories so that kids enjoy..." See More
Jen D. said, "...Tube is the same. Use it. It stops by all the landmarks you want to see. As for sighting, in London: Tower Of London (get a free tour with one of the Beefeaters- hilarious and informative--plus your kids will love this place--you can..." See More
Emma T. said, "...in the Channel Islands and travel frequently to both London and France and have two children (8 and 16). Try the Tower Of London which you can get to the boat and if you buy a National Rail ticket you get 2 for..." See More
Janet C. said, "...on a budget. In London, you'll want to do a double decker bus, to get an overview. Definitely go to the Tower Of London, there you'll have things of interest for whole fam: armor, crown jewels, funny Beefeaters giving the history. Right..." See More
Courtney R. said, "...spend at least a few more days there if you can! That said, here are some of my favorite London haunts: Tower Of London. This is, by far, my most favorite place in the city. The sense of history is overwhelming and..." See More
Kristi D. said, "...last few years and while I try to tailor the trip to their particular likes, I have ended up seeing the Tower Of London, Portobello Market, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Harrods on all of the visits, Camden Market, Westminster Abbey..." See More
Beth R. said, "...take an open bus tour and get on and get off as you wish at any of the famous sites. The Tower Of London and the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace are must sees for me. There are lots of lovely..." See More
3 mentions in Where to visit for out first time out of the country?
chuck l. said, "...live anywhere they have a farmer's market which is any good. Do not go. Portland OR has much better farmer's market. Tower Of London is a must go, go when they open and head straight to the crown jewels first to avoid the..." See More
Bridget R. said, "...If this is your very first time, I'd suggest starting your trip with a visit to the Tower Of London. Get there early in the morning and try to take the first Beefeater tour. It's definitely a tourist attraction, but it's also..." See More
Lynn F. said, "...again & go to the next area that looked interesting (your ticket is good for 24 hours). My favorite is the Tower Of London; Saint Paul's Cathedral & Trafalgar Square & Piccadilly Circusare good areas for exploration. Its worth going into Westminster..." See More
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Alex J. said, "...use http://www.tfl.gov.uk to see what tubes and busses work best for you. Okay so here goes: Day 1 (Friday): 0hr start: Tower Of London start here because it is conveniently located at an 'edge' and next to its own tube stop. I think..." See More
Renate F. said, "...as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye, the The Shard, St Pauls, the Tower Bridge, and Tower Of London and will get a good feel for the City. It is definitely a worthwhile activity for a first-time visitor...." See More
Courtney R. said, "...frustrated by the scope of some of the places you’re trying to see, not to mention the cost. For example, the Tower Of London Tower of London is one of my all-time most favorite parts of London, but there is so much to..." See More
3 mentions in London on the Cheap
colleen n. said, "...generally the most interesting part): Buckingham Palace , Trafalgar Square , London Bridge , Westminster Abbey , House Of Parliament , Tower Of London, Olympic Park , etc. The British Museum & others are free to enter. I have been inside all..." See More
Carrie A. said, "...You can get free tickets to the Key Ceremony at the Tower Of London but you need to request them ahead of time. This is the guard change and locking ceremony that has happened every single night for hundreds of years. Truly not..." See More
Nathanaël M. said, "...activities and I enjoyed my stays even more than when I spent my time in waiting lines for "must sees" like Tower Of London, London Eye, ... What I prefer is walking (a lot) as I discover London under different views every..." See More
Maria O. said, "...Hi Deepak, Is this your first trip to London? If you have already seen the touristy things: Tower Of London Buckingham Palace etc. why not take the time to see some exhibitions that are once-offs - Ai WeiWei exhibition in the Royal Academy..." See More
Callum G. said, "...London IS expensive but there's loads to see or do anywhere! Things to do - There's the Tower Of London and the London dungeons, the London Eye, Natural History Museum, Tons of theatre productions (my sister is currently starring in CATS the musical..." See More
Kristi D. said, "...to Trafalgar Square, hop on an eastbound bus 15 which is the route that goes past Saint Paul's Cathedral and the Tower Of London. Or you could take the tube from Heathrow to Westminster, you will have to change trains once, I..." See More
Michelle D. said, "...Palace Big Ben and the House Of Parliament. If the queues aren't too bad, you could even take a visit to Tower Of London and be dazzled by the Crown Jewels. If you want something a bit grungier, loads of bars, cafes and..." See More
2 mentions in Must sees in London??
Johnny K. said, "...sorts of peeps there.. definitely take a river cruise.. quick way to see loads of the must see London sights like Tower Of London, Tower Bridge , Canary Wharf, The Shard etc etc.. go see Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre.. have..." See More
Adam M. said, "...Culture - Buckingham Palace House Of Parliament, Tower Of London, Tower Bridge, Saint Paul's Cathedral, Swan at Shakespeare's Globe, Monument to the Great Fire of London Dining - Chinatown, Covent Garden Museums - Natural History Museum Boats - HMS Belfast, MI5Cutty Sark..." See More
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Valerie S. said, "...take Eurostar to LondonDay 21 (Oct 17) - depart London for home Must see in/notes for London: Tower Bridge and the Tower Of London- touristy and cheesy but necessary if you've never seen them.London Eye and Southbank Centre/Southbank near House Of Parliament.Camden..." See More
Edward S. said, "...museums of London. The British Museum is amazing but depending on your interests you might enjoy Tate Modern, Natural History Museum, Tower Of London or The Sherlock Holmes Museum more.Go see a Broadway show! Or, of musicals aren't your thing, visit Electric Cinema..." See More
2 mentions in Help us plan a week in London in May/June
colleen n. said, "...the que, MEAT Liquor , and Sushisamba . You can do all of the normal touristy sights - Buckingham Palace , Tower Of London, Westminster Abbey etc. depending on your interests. FYI all of these are interesting but a little pricey and..." See More
Amanda J. said, "...that the weather in London can be quite rainy, I find that it's best to have both indoor and outdoor options. Tower Of London is fantastic for a full day and has some of the better 'museum cafe food' I've found. Shakespeare's Globe..." See More
Kristi D. said, "...and also Houses of Parliament which open in the summer as well for visitors. I take all 1st timers to the Tower Of London, Westminster Abbey and The Windsor Castle if a longer visit. I also try to hit the markets, younger..." See More
Courtney R. said, "...amazing fish & chips. Very cheap and a bit gritty which I kind of like! My favorite cultural attraction is definitely Tower Of London. If you have even the slightest interest in British history this is a must. It's not a cheap..." See More
Kristi D. said, "...lot of people to London for the their 1st trip and the one place I've taken all of them is the Tower Of London. It's got entertainment (the beefeater tour), the Crown Jewels and a fabulous history, it's my don't miss place...." See More
nako n. said, "...Go Soho for all the nice restaurants. For sightseeing, go for the The British Museum. It is amazing. Tower Of London is nice as well. After you finish there, cross the bridge and walk along the thames river. Very nice experience...." See More
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Lynn F. said, "...Hop-on/Hop-off Bus to get the lay of the land; London Eye, Tower Of London, the Beefeaters' tour (they are amusing); Harry Potter Tour (go to Tourist Information Offices for info); London Zoo, Madame Tussauds London, Trafalgar Square, (the church, St Martin-in-the-Fields has..." See More
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