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  • The Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival
  • Tower Bridge always a highlight of London vacations.
  • The Thames
  • Trafalgar Sqaure
  • Her Majesty's Coldstream Regiment

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life itself..."
--Sameul Johnson

London has such a wealth of attractions that it is doubtful that anyone can spend enough time getting to know all about this amazingly diverse city on an England vacation.  It’s a city with a rich history and heritage all on display for visitors as one explores its meandering streets and its many wonderful buildings.  London is divided by the majestic River Thames  which boasts a number of famous bridges, the best known being the iconic Tower Bridge and London Bridge.

There are a number of Royal Parks spread evenly through the centre of London offering peace Symbols of Londonand serenity as well as exquisite landscaped beauty. Time can be well spent in Hyde Park, St. James’s Park, Green Park, Kensington Gardens and Regents Park, home of the London Zoo.  Another similar attraction while on a trip to london is the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, one of the most extensive botanical gardens in the world.

London is known as a major entertainment centre and there is an inordinate number of theatres offering the very best in musicals and dramas.  There are also many clubs offering various kinds of music to suit all tastes. The quality and quantity of places for shopping in London is something that is rarely rivaled anywhere else in the world. When on London vacations, spend time in the likes of Harrods and Selfridges and see the amazing range of merchandise available.  For sports fans, there are in excess of 11 soccer teams as well as something for followers of other sports with events taking place all year round.  

For the culturally inclined on an England vacation, London offers a myriad opportunities to satisfy all interests. For art, visit the Royal Academy of Arts, the National Gallery, the Portrait Gallery, the Tate Modern and the Tate Britain to name just a few. Important museums include the excellent British Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum and the Museum of Natural History. There is also Madame Tussauds, a very popular venue to view lifelike waxworks of famous celebrities.  The Museum of London offers a journey through history from prehistoric to modern times.  Enjoy symphonic music?  Then head to the Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Albert Hall or the London Barbican. 

For dining, London has more than 6000 restaurants catering to all culinary tastes and budgets.

The list of major attractions would take pages to cover.  However, here are some of the 'not to be missed' on a trip to England. Buckingham Palace with its daily Changing of the Guard, the Tower of London with its Crown Jewels and the London Eye, a giant Ferris Wheel and a relatively new attraction affording the ability to see the city from a height of 135 metres/445 feet. Another place to view the rooftops of London is the Shard Building in the City of London which is 310 metres/1015 feet tall and is, in fact, the tallest building in the European Union.  Trafalgar Square is where the world comes together with the statue of Nelson on his high perch presiding over everyone. The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are located in Westminster along with Westminster Abbey with its tombstones of past British monarchy.  St Paul’s is not only a fine and exquisitely built large domed church with a long history but a landmark seen from many other parts of London.  

Want to get a feel for the more unique in London? Here are four suggestions oin a trip to London.  At the Marble Arch end of Hyde Park is Speakers Corner, an open-air area offering entertaining, public speaking and debate often quite hilarious. Portobello Road Street Market at Notting Hill takes place every Saturday and you can pick up unique bargains including antiques and second-hand clothing while being entertained by the stall owners’ lively banter.  Covent Garden, converted from a fruit and vegetable market to an all day long entertainment and activity centre, offers shops, cafes, restaurants and street entertainers daily. Close by is the renowned Royal Opera House, The Churchill War Rooms were the wartime cabinet rooms situated in a bunker and is now a fascinating museum.

If only visiting London on a UK, vacation, you can take advantage of several day trips to important tourist centres such as Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, the university cities of Oxford and Cambridge and Stratford upon Avon. You will find the rest of England to be very different so bear in mind, if you only visit London, you haven’t seen England.

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your United Kingdom vacation on one of Goway's other European tours. You can allso choose from  a  Paris vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from the United kingdom.

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  • 14 Day Spaceship Rental Road Trip

    If you’ve never thought about travelling through the United Kingdom and Ireland by Spaceship, now’s the time to start. Pick up your 2Berth – Alpha Spaceship in London and create the road-trip of your dreams.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,290
    Trip Type:
    Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Classic European Sampler: London, Paris & Amsterdam

    Get to know about 3 major European cities with both individual and guided tours. With the history and pomp of London to the sophistication of Paris and the quaint charm of Amsterdam, the many contrasts will bring you much enjoyment.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,969
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Classic London & Edinburgh

    A great combination of two classic cities each with its own individual cultural merits. Add to this, visits from London to Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath and a full day into the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh and you have an unforgettable week of discovery.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,435
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Classic Over the Channel: London & Paris

    An unbeatable combination - Royal London and Romantic Paris. With hop-on, hop-off bus passes in each city, you can decide what to see. Added to this are two full day tours, one to Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath and the other to the Palace of Versailles.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,812
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Corners of Cornwall Back Roads: London to London

    Shrouded in myth and natural beauty, the moors and coastal towns of southwest England are ready to enchant and inspire you. Get out of London and explore the green and rugged landscapes of this delightful country.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,390
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Corners of Southern Ireland Dublin Backroads Dublin

    Explore the colourful southern end of the Emerald Isle on this Ireland tour that takes you to the Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry, historic Kilkenny and much more.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,745
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • D-Day Battles for France: London to London

    Trace the events that left a tragic and courageous mark on the 20th century -- and on France's northerly fringes. See the places you've read about in history books, setting the scene for an unforgettable experience.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,832
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Specialty Groups & Events
    France See Trip Details
  • Devon & Cornwall; A Magical Land of Legends: London to London

    England is a country filled with folklore. This short England tour uncovers some of the myths that have weaved themselves into British history, and help to define the country we know today.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 953
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Discover London with Air

    This weeklong stay in London is an ideal ‘first timer’s’ visit to this magical city. Take a sightseeing tour, pay your respects to Her Majesty at Windsor Castle, immerse yourself in the mysteries of Stonehenge and Bath, and fill in your spare days with whichever aspects of London most interest you.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,735
    Trip Type:
    Vacation Packages with Airfare
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Essential Europe for 18 to 39: London to London

    Sophisticated, historical cities, exceptional countryside and Alpine scenery are all part of this tour. You will visit 6 countries and 9 essential cities and resorts all very individual and different from each other. Why not immerse yourself in the unique culture of Western Europe.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,095
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Europe Express for 18 to 39: London to London

    Experience a wonderful cross section of countries and cites including vibrant Paris, a Swiss mountain resort, Venice and its canals, Munich with its colourful architecture, the romantic Rhine River, cosmopolitan Amsterdam and beautiful Bruges. This balanced itinerary shows the interesting contrasts of this exceptional continent.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,545
    Trip Type:
    Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • European Getaway for 18 to 39: London to London

    Enjoy a journey which shows you the very best of Western Europe including sophisticated cities teeming with history and culture, colourful Mediterranean and Alpine scenery and so much more. Within three weeks, you will come to see why Europe is so diversified and alluring.
    Duration:
    20 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,629
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • European Odyssey for 18 to 39: London to London

    Embark on your own European Grand Tour on this ultimate ‘taster’ itinerary. Travel from London to Paris, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Prague, Berlin and Amsterdam, sampling the unique delights of each stop.
    Duration:
    18 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,083
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Grand European for 18 to 39: London to London

    Really get to know Europe on this 10 country tour leaving from London. Within 28 days, you will experience the true multicultural flavour of this wonderful Continent including historic cities, Alpine mountain scenery, colourful canals, beautiful sandy beaches, crystal clear lakes and much more.
    Duration:
    28 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,768
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Heart of England by Back Roads: London to London

    The rolling hills of the beautiful English countryside are one major attraction certainly but then add Oxford’s colleges, a stay in the bucolic Cotswold’s. Stratford on Avon, visit quaint villages in Somerset, royal Bath, stately homes and much more. A very enjoyable “English” experience.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,720
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Highlights of Britain Back Roads: London to Edinburgh

    Travel through the idyllic English and Scottish countryside visiting the iconic and historic cities of Oxford, Chester and York as well as enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Cotswold’s, Snowdonia National Park, the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the Scottish Lowlands.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,027
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • Kent Castles, Gardens, Coastline UK Small Group: London to London

    Take a stroll through the “Garden of England.” See the sites in iconic London before walking the idyllic pastures of Kent and gazing over the English Channel at the White Cliffs of Dover.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 687
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London & Surrounds

    Part London city break, part South England tour, this is the perfect trip for a second-time visitor, or anyone wanting just a taste of London before exploring the best of the surrounding area.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,158
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London and the Countryside

    Enjoy London at your pace for four nights before leaving the city on an overnight tour. This small group tour explores Bath, Oxford, and the Cotswolds before returning to London. It's an ideal combination for England first-timers, or return visitors wanting to go beyond its timeless capital city.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 698
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Go as you Please
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London for Families

    Designed to thrill Anglophiles of all ages, this family London vacation explores the sights, history and magic of this great city. Visit the world of Harry Potter, the original Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, and take the Original London Sightseeing Tour.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 597
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London to Edinburgh Small Group Adventure

    Starting from London, enjoy historic sites, scenic landscapes, beautiful lakes and quaint towns on this journey which includes stops in Stratford, York and Keswick in the Lake District allowing you to become acquainted with some of England’s most spectacular countryside en route to Edinburgh.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,335
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London to Paris via The Channel Islands

    Let this unique Channel Islands tour bring the region to life as it takes you to Guernsey, Jersey, St Malo and other historic destinations.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,461
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London: Blenheim Palace, Downton Abbey & Cotswolds Full Day Tour

    Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of English Baroque architecture and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. This region of outstanding natural beauty is characterized by attractive small towns and thatched villages of yellow Cotswold stone made prosperous by the historic wool trade.
    Duration:
    10 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London: Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Half Day Tour

    Relive the magic as you tour Warner Brothers Studios and see the sets of the Harry Potter series. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of massive film sets, magical props, and elaborate costumes, learning about the state-of-the-art processes that made these cherished films.
    Duration:
    7 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips, Family Vacations
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
  • London: Jack the Ripper's Sinister Night Tour

    This is the ultimate evening tour, with a combination of a coach ride and walking. The tour begins with a coach drive direct to the dark side of London. The Theatre Drury Lane, said to be the most haunted theatre in London, your guide will tell you why!
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    United Kingdom See Trip Details
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