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London’s Blue Plaques are an institution and none more so than for theatre people. Here we take a celebratory tour of theatre blue plaques in London including Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, David Garrick, Edith Evans and many more.
Discover London’s most haunted theatres as we go on a ghost hunt around the West End’s spookiest venues. From actor-managers stabbed to death at the stage door to floating heads, mysterious men in grey, spooks in the Stalls and strange backstage noises.
One of the world’s great tourist destinations, London attractions range from royal palaces such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace, to fun-filled visitor exhibitions and places of interest such as London Aquarium, London Dungeon, London Zoo and Madame Tussaud’s.
Book tickets to a world-class range of events at some of London’s top museums and galleries.
Enjoy classic dining onboard the Bateaux Thames River cruises for lunch or dinner, a Fortnum and Mason or Grosvenor House Hotel Afternoon Tea, a regal British feast at a Medieval Banquet or the exquisite English experience of Porter’s Restaurant in Covent Garden.
Explore the city of London with a range of great Sightseeing tours including a circular River Cruise along the Thames from the London Eye, a Hop On Hop Off-Red River Rover, the spooky Jack The Ripper Tour and The Original Tour – the most popular bus sightseeing tour operator in London.
Since opening in March 2000 The London Eye has become an iconic landmark on the capital’s skyline. The Eye is the UK’s most popular paid-for visitor attraction, with over 3.5 million taking a trip on The Eye every year.
London’s brand new attraction for 2013 – The View from the Shard sees the tallest building in Western Europe open up floors 68, 69 and 72 for visitors to experience truly spectacular, exhilarating 360° views of London.
Up at The O2 is the exhilarating new outdoor challenge in London that offers a a completely unique perspective on the Capital. Over 90 minutes experience an uplifting guided expedition across the roof of The O2 in Greenwich and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of London from the observation platform.
Visit the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and explore the magic of the Harry Potter™ films in “The Making of Harry Potter”, going behind-the-scenes to experience the beautiful sets, costumes, props, animatronics and special effects of the Harry Potter movies.
London is a compact city that can only really be discovered by walking its streets. Experience the incredible history of London by taking a guided walking tour of the city, including Theatreland Walking Tours.
Hampton Court Palace is actually two palaces in one: a Tudor palace magnificently developed by Cardinal Wolsey and later Henry VIII, alongside a baroque palace built by William III and Mary II.
Visit one of the most famous Royal Palaces in the world, home to Her Majesty The Queen.
Transport yourself back to the darkest moments in London’s history within the terrifying depths of the London Dungeon. Live actors, shows, two rides and interactive special effects provide a thrilling and fun experience that will leave you screaming for more!
St Paul’s, with its world-famous Dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline, but there is so much more to Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece than its impressive facade.
A fascinating tour of London’s East End following the story of the Whitechapel murders, one of the great unsolved mysteries in the world. But who was Jack the Ripper? Come along on the trail of Jack the Ripper… if you dare.
Madame Tussauds Studios London has been making wax figures for over 150 years and remains one of the world’s great tourist attractions.
The iconic Tower of London is one of the world’s most famous buildings. It has been part of British history since the early 1080’s when William the Conqueror started to build a massive stone tower at the centre of his fortress.
London Zoo has over 16,000 amazing animals to discover. With incredible animal displays and fascinating trails to follow, London Zoo is the perfect family day out.
Nothing beats browsing in one of London’s great theatre bookshops such as French’s Theatre Bookshop, the National Theatre or Dress Circle, to hunt down that lost play script or theatre memento
Going behind the curtain can be an eye-opening experience. The sheer scale of West End theatres such as Drury Lane, the National or the Royal Opera House is hugely impressive and a backstage tour is a great opportunity to see the hidden world of costume departments, scene-building and technical magic.
Whilst the loss of the Theatre Museum in Covent Garden is still keenly felt, there are a number of opportunities to dip into the history of London’s theatre scene – from the V&A’s new Theatre & Performance space, to theatres such as the National and the Globe.
Even the most dedicated theatre buff cannot live on showbiz alone, which makes Afternoon Tea the perfect meal to schedule in before that evening performance. Here we pick five of the best, from the glitzy Ritz to the alternative oriental afternoon tea of Yauatcha.
The time between a matinee and an evening performance is better known as “the cocktail hour”. Here we reveal five tributes to all things shaken and stirred in our run down of fabulous cocktail bars in London.
It has taken London centuries to appreciate that skill is involved in making a decent cup of coffee, but we’ve finally made some progress thanks to a wealth of outside help. Find the perfect cup of coffee in the West End with our handy guide.
Save Half Price on West End car parking when seeing a show
Tips and advice on getting from London’s airports to the centre of town, and using public transport to get around London.
The global economic crisis has seen hotel rates fall by up to 10% in London. That means there are some great deals out there – you just need to find them.
Find cheap fares to travel by train to and from London.
Everyone wants a cheap flight to London – so here are some handy tips on getting a good value flight and a check-list of what you need to remember.
A guide to hiring a car in London.