London City Break Guide

The capital of the United Kingdom, London is a great place to take a city break. With many different attractions, restaurants, theatres and plenty of night life there is something for every type of tourist to experience.

Getting around London is easy by tube or bus. If you want to see the main sights and tourist attractions then taking a trip on one of the many different sightseeing bus tours will allow you to see all the sights. The bus tours are also a good way of getting around the city as you can buy a ticket that allows you to hop on and hop off the bus at any of the stops.

The National gallery, Tate, Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert and the Science Museum are all great places to visit whilst in the capital. There are many different exhibits to be seen from dinosaurs to works of art.

The London Eye is suitable for those with a head for heights and can give you an excellent bird`s eye view of the whole of the city. From the top of the London Eye you will be able to see Buckingham Palace, St Pauls Cathedral, the Gherkin and the Houses of Parliament.

For those who wish to spend their city break shopping then London has some of the best shopping on offer. Oxford Street is great for all the high street stores but Covent Garden, Carnaby Street and Camden Town are all excellent for the less well known shops and small boutiques.

The West End is one of the large attractions for visitors to the city. With many different West End shows available ranging from Matilda to War Horse there are shows for the young and old alike. Many of the restaurants and hotels located around the West End do early dinner services for those wishing to attend a show and many tickets can be brought which combine a show and dinner.

London is also home to many night clubs, pubs and restaurants and whether you are looking to entertain yourself for a few hours before retiring to bed or plan to party the whole night away London has plenty to offer during the day and night. There are many fine dining restaurants available but for those who fancy pie and mash then there are also many home-style restaurants.

Whatever your reason for visiting London on a city break be it to visit all the sights and museums, to take in a West End show or to do some serious shopping a trip to London has plenty to offer everyone. For those who wish to go to a West End show then Boxoffice tickets can sometimes have long waiting lists so the earlier you book the more chance you have of getting to see the show of your choice.

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