Planning a family holiday to London? Good choice. The city’s free museums make cultural immersion easy. Some of the world’s most famous hotels are at home here. There are equally famous sights to see just by walking around. And if you like to shop, London’s legendary stores give you endless opportunities.
London is Europe’s largest city and the second most visited in the world.
Several of England’s most popular attractions are here including the British Museum, Tower of London and Tate Britain.
The city has eight Royal Parks including Hyde Park in the city centre, immense Richmond Park and Bushy Park on the edge of Hampton Court Palace.
London Underground is a design masterpiece, easy to understand and has stations within walking distance of almost everywhere in the city.
Whether you want to stay at The Ritz, a heritage house in Kew or a riverside apartment on the Thames, there’s family accommodation of every sort in and around London.
The world’s oldest toyshop, Hamleys is on Regent Street.
The city’s Leadenhall Market stood in for the young wizard’s shopping mall, Diagon Alley, in several Harry Potter movies.
Always let someone else do the driving in London. The underground takes you almost everywhere and trains, buses, boats and taxis are there as back-up.