Around London...

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See it all...

 

London just isn't what it used to be. It's better and it's changing. A blend of old and new, pace and buzz alongside peace and tranquility and an amazingly diverse cultural scene makes London totally unique.

 

There's so much to discover : more than 40,000 shops; world class galleries and museums; dramatic new landmark buildings and an endless choice of restaurants, bars, clubs and live music venues and of course theatre.

 

Click on the links below for some of London's most popular attractions and tips on where to go and how to get around...

Shopping, theatre tickets, attractions...

 

Comprehensive guide with going out and news sections (updated daily), covering everything from shopping to cinema, comedy and sports. It can also point you in the right direction if you are looking for a chauffeur or a city guide. You can check out the weather forecast - and of course there's the very latest on the Millennium Dome...

Open spaces...

 

Open space accounts for 30% of the London area and the city contains 147 registered parks and gardens and eight Royal Parks. Short walking paths and nature trails can be found in places like Hampstead Heath, Battersea Park and Mile End Park, and at the end of an exhausting day walking, they're a great spot for a picnic - weather permitting!

Best restaurants in London for any budget...

 

London is a world-class destination for food lovers and home to more than 6000 licensed restaurants, featuring menus from more than 50 major country cuisines. The capital boasts smart eateries, funky gastro pubs, superb delis and buzzing cafes, there really is something to suit all tastes.

Getting around...

Transport for London

Bus, Tube and Overground rail, including maps

Arrivals and Departures information for Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead

Arrivals and departures information for London Luton

Currency Exchange...

 

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