Tour UK - Start in London
Are you planning a trip to over the UK for a holiday or planning on visiting London for the 2012 Olympics and are looking for cheap flights to Heathrow Airport London'sbusiest airport ?
Heathrow Airport is an amazing place to start your adventure in the UK and if you look up your needed information on where to catch a taxi or bus or find a train before you leave home even though Heathrow airport is one of the busiest in the world, you should have a smooth start to your holiday and hopefully beat the rush
The Underground is a great way to get where you want to go fast around London however to get to know London you need to experience one of the many red buses for sightseeing around Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace and the river Thames.
The first time I returned was with my parents in 1979 & we caught a train from Reading to Newport where we were met by relatives .
Last time we arrived in Heathrow my Uncle drove to Heathrow Airport to pick us up !
However I am hoping to return with my new husband and we will spend some time exploring London before heading out of the city to explore Cornwall & more of England , Wales Scotland & the Irish countryside as I only made it as far as Dublin last time .
Thames River City Cruise
Tower Bridge London
When Visiting London , the capital of England and the United Kingdom,and the largest metropolitan take your time to appreciate and enjoy the history everywhere and imagine what it would have been like living there in the 1800s before all of the mod cons we have today ..
Visit Museums that share the past with you , While having a drink at the old pubs enjoy a yarn with the older locals who have stories to share .
Heathrow Airport London
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Official Heathrow Airport website - live flights & times, arrivals & departures, news & advice, and parking at Heathrow Airport. From BAA Airports Limited.
Map Of London
Royal Wedding 2011
if you are in London this week most likely you will be planning on being by Buckingham Palace on April 29 for the Royal wedding of Prince William & Kate Middleton with your mobile phones to share photo's with your facebook & twitter followers .
Make sure you have water & snacks to keep you going for the long day .
Hyde Park London
Must Do in London
1.A Thames River Boat Cruiseas it is always good to see a city from the water
Boats depart from Westminster Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Hill Pier and Greenwich Pier.
Highlights of a Thames river cruise include the site of the Cutty Sark, Canary Wharf, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the retired battle-cruiser - HMS Belfast; St Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Tate Modern. From the boat you get a closer view at Millennium Footbridge, controversially built for the turn of the new century; and of course Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, both recognized worldwide as iconic buildings of London.
Have a ride on the London eye ! It was foggy the day I was on it so i hope you get a sunny day !
Walk over the Tower Bridge and have a look inside..
Have a picnic in Hyde Park by the Serpentine , have a horse ride while thereJust southwest of the Serpentine is a memorial installed in honor of princess Diana. The modern fountain, which resembles a small river rather than a fountain, was inaugurated in 2004 by Queen Elisabeth II
Diana Memorial Fountain
Visit Buckingham palace and see the changing of the Guards
Walk around Windsor Castle
Visit the Borough Market , Portobello Road markets
See the London Sea Life Aquarium
Have a stroll through Harrods early as it gets scary when there are too many in there at once.
Visit Madam Tussuad's and Baker Street
Walk down Oxford street , Trafalgar square , Visit some museums etc
A red bus tour so you really get to see London
Big Ben London
Buy A London Pass
Save money on your London trip by purchasing a London Pass before you leave home .This will give you free entry into 55 attractions as well as
No waiting in long queues - skip lines ,
Free 120+ page guidebook
Over 40 extra special offers
Free public transport*
* Free public transport included only when the London Pass with travel is purchased. Potential savings based on one adult visiting three top London Pass attractions per day.
Volunteer at 2012 Olympics
Up to 70,000 volunteers will make the Games happen I know that there are thousands of talented disabled people out there, who have what it takes to be a London 2012 Games Maker. I hope this has given you some food for thought, and that you will take
Jobs in London
If you are wanting to spend longer in Britain you might want to have a year working in London if you are the right age !
There is always jobs in London if you have the right attitude and look in the right places .
I worked as a nanny in London for a while which was great as I was paid to go to Switzerland , France , on the London Eye , in the Millenium Dome etc!
Check out Tnt or The Lady magazine , Gumtree.com for starters.
London Underground Station & City
- Home | Transport for London
Journey Planner for traveling around London. London map, timetables and more .London 2012 Games Tickets for the Olympic Games are available now. Apply by 26 April 2011 to be part of London's sporting history
London Hotels & Accommodation
Acccomodation can be expensive in London and elsewhere on your travels .
Look out for Bed & Breakfasts as you travel as you can get some really nice places to stay.
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Exploring the rest of England
I recommend buying a National Trust Card before you leave home as we found we explored so many more Castles & Museums because we had the card .
I can't put everything I would like to in this hub as It would be too long , however here is a list of places & activities we enjoyed while in the UK with our 3 daughters.
Visiting Castles & Bodiam Castle in East Sussex was my favourite with the moat !
A canal trip through the locks in Wales.
The cliffs in Cornwall & beautiful villages , love to go back there !
Driving through the Welsh Countryside ( I was born in Wales !)
- Day Trips From London
This one-day tour of Paris includes travel on Eurostar, a semi-escorted, luxury coach tour and a Seine cruise. Be back in London in time for bed. .. Are you visiting London and are keen to do a few day trips...