14 Reasons to Getaway to London, UK

Author: Preeti DesaiPosted on 25-07-2014

The best time to visit London is in summer from July to August.

1. Enjoy London in Autumn


Enjoy London with its many open spaces is most stunning in autumn (September to November) – perfect time to walk, cycle or sit back and read.

2. London Big Ben


The Houses of Parliament and the clock tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London's most iconic landmarks. Big Ben is the nickname for the massive bell inside the clock tower.

3. London Bridge


London Bridge is a bridge over the River Thames, connecting the City of London and Southwark, in central London.

4. London British Museum


The British Museum is one of the largest and was established in 1753. It has over 6 million visitors a year.

5. Buckingham Palace, London


Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of Her Majesty The Queen and serves as both home and office.

6. London Eye


At 135m high, the London Eye is the world's tallest observation wheel at a height of 135m – its 360 degree rotation gives unrivalled views of London.

7. St James Park, London


St. James's Park is a 58 acre park in Westminster, central London - the oldest of the Royal Parks of London.

8. St Paul Cathedral, London


St. Paul's Cathedral is located on Ludgate Hill (financial district) and is the seat of the Bishop of London and a major London landmark.

9. Stonehenge, London


Stonehenge is a collection of stones on a lonely plain near Salisbury - Set in a landscape dotted with prehistoric mounds and carvings dating 5,000 years ago.

10. Westminster Abbey, London


Take a panoramic drive around Parliament Square to Westminster Abbey, where many of England's kings, queens, statesmen, poets and writers are buried.

11. Windsor Castle, London


Visit the home of the Royal Family for 900 years, and the world's largest and oldest occupied castle.

12. London to Edinburgh Castle


Edinburgh Castle is a castle fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, with a remarkable view atop the volcanic Castle Rock.

13. London to Edinburgh Night


Edinburgh buzzing night life scene is the fact that Europe’s largest new years street party is held in Edinburgh.

14. London to Loch Ness Urquhart Castle


Urquhart Castle sits beside Loch Ness in Scotland though extensively ruined, it was in its day one of the largest strongholds of medieval Scotland, and remains an impressive structure.

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