A Quick Swing Around London!

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Say “Cheerio” to that stiff upper lip with a quick swing around London!!!

Big Ben

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A trip to London is not complete without a picture at the foot of Big Ben, the clock tower at the Houses of Parliament.  It has kept its perfect time since it chimed in May 1859

Buckingham Palace

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Practice your curtsy, just in case!  This is the London residence as well as the office of Queen Elizabeth II.  You can tour some parts of the palace or stay outside and watch the changing of the guards.

Victoria and Albert Museum

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The hip and modern Victoria and Albert exhibits delicately designed ceramics, vibrantly colored stained glass, and sometimes even the wardrobe of style icons such as Grace Kelly.

Westminster Abbey

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This Anglican church has been the venue for 38 coronations, starting with William the Conqueror in 1066.

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Tower Bridge

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Completed in 1894, this bridge’s Victorian Gothic design has become one of London’s most famous landmarks.

The Thames

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Take a stroll along the River Thames and catch a ride on the London Eye, which offers 360 degree views of the city!

Trafalgar Square

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Cool your heels while sitting around Nelson’s Column, topped by a statue of British naval hero, Admiral Nelson.

Oxford Street

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The home of Topshop’s largest outlet in the UK (with three whole floors), this street is packed with as many stores, you won’t know which one to hit first!

 

Notting Hill

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Head to Portobello Road in the Notting Hill district, where the market takes over the entire street on Saturdays.  You will find everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to cute, quirky antiques.

National Gallery

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Must-see paintings include Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Virgin of the Rocks. blankfavicon