A quick guide to spending 48 Hours in London including free attractions, how to get about the city and where to visit
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.
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.