After more than a year of isolation, now is the perfect time to rediscover England’s Capital. Bursting with history, culture, attractions, experiences, sights, and sounds London has something to entice visitors from all walks of life.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, an action-packed family holiday, a relaxing respite, an escape chock full of culture, or a luxurious shopping break, you’re sure to find your perfect trip in London.
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Looking for a short beak for the whole family? London has a plethora of attractions and experiences for you to enjoy together.
Kick it old school with a day exploring the history of Greenwich at the Greenwich Maritime Museum, The Cutty Sark, and the Royal Observatory where you can cast your eyes on a 4.5 billion year old meteorite!
Nature lovers can swing by Kew Gardens, home to the world’s most diverse collection of living plants, or visit Battersea Park Children’s Zoo and meet some monkeys, lemurs, meerkats, otters, and farmyard animals.
Take a magical day trip to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, catch a West End show – The Lion King is a firm favourite among families, or let the kids run wild at Kidzania!
There’s loads to explore in London with the whole family.
Buckle up London because this summer push-powered go-karts will be the perfect vehicle for family fun. Built from scratch by children where they live and play, bringing colour and creativity to the fore as London Play’s Formula Fun creates good times for London’s children and their families, with a big finale in central London.
15 July to 22 August. Turbo-charge your summer as Somerset House welcomes back visitors with a thrilling new open-air experience in its spectacular courtyard. Featuring dodgems with a difference, bold installations from acclaimed artists and a delicious selection of food and drinks, Dodge is the perfect setting to celebrate quality time with family and friends once more. Under 12s to go free on the dodgems, Tuesday & Wednesday 12-3pm.
Celebrating art in all its forms across London’s West End from July to September including a gallery without walls featuring work from five Royal Academy artists; pop-up exhibitions showcasing the work of up-and-coming London based artists and digital art takeovers of the iconic Piccadilly Lights every day at 20:21.
23 August to 27 August. Free outdoor theatre activities for families in Leicester Square Gardens featuring theatrical storytelling, singalongs, dance, demos, puppet workshops and more as part of much-loved summer initiative Kids Week offering free children's tickets to top London shows.
3 August to 26 August. This Summer the Royal Parks are welcoming families back to the LookOut Discovery Centre in Hyde Park for their popular free drop-in Discovery Days every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Every week there will be a different theme from Meadow Madness, Life Underground to Wild Water and the beloved Peter Pan.
23 July to 17 October. South Kensington is coming alive with family activities and a new green trail, creating pop-up nature hubs designed by architects, artists and garden designers buzzing with new ideas and inspiring visions for a greener future.
Want to whisk your other half away for a romantic weekend? London offers couples the ultimate opportunity for a date-night to remember!
Foodies will be in heaven as you sample produce from the famous stalls at Borough Market, drop in for afternoon tea at Fortnum and Masons or The Ritz, sip champagne as you soak in the View from The Shard, indulge in a candle-lit dinner in Mayfair or cozy up with a bottle of wine at one of London’s iconic bars.
Activity lovers will have no trouble filling their time. Go for an old-school date at a retro-style bowling alley, take an expedition across the roof of The O2, take a boat-ride down the Thames, take a tour of some of London’s historic attractions such as the Tower of London, and book theatre tickets to one of the many world-class shows in the West-End.
Those looking for a romantic stay in the big smoke have a huge range of accommodation to choose from. Whether you’re looking for an intimate, boutique hotel, a grand 5* establishment or a quaint B&B, London offers it all.
With endless opportunities, why wouldn’t you treat your partner to the ultimate romantic city break in London?
London flies its rainbow flag high year round, and is well-established as a fantastic destination for LGBT+ travellers. When it comes to diversity, there is no other city like London.
Head to Soho for incredible history, venues and atmosphere. Wander around Old Compton Street and Carnaby which led the way in the swinging sixties, and soak up the vibe at the many bars and restaurants that line the streets.
For travellers who are looking for nightlife, the city comes alive each night with a huge range of gay-bars, nightclubs and events. However, no event is more anticipated than Pride in London.
This year, the Pride in London Parade is being held on 11th September, and promises to be an incredible celebration. The completely free event showcases LGBT+ culture, including theatre, dance, art, cinema, parties and activities across the city.
Plan your stay early, as London is very busy during this time so accommodation can book up quickly!
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Feeling inspired? See iconic London for yourself. Speak to one of our Travel Experts today to curate your dream trip!