London House of Parlament

How To Visit The Houses of Parliament And The Palace of Westminster

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This post is about how to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament (the British Parliament) as well as attending public debates.  It covers security, dress codes, and other important tips. History, politics, and associations with royalty all come together in a single place, making the Palace of Westminster one of the most interesting stops on a visit to London.  And be sure to take one of our walking tours that cover the palace.

Where is the Palace of Westminster?
Public Tours
Attending Public Debates
Security and Dress Code
Things to Do in London

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London National Gallery

What to Do in March in London

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This post lists the many things to do in March in London, updated for 2018, including family-friendly, free, and night activities and attractions. March means slightly warming weather, but still with smaller crowds than busier months. Be sure to check out our extensive list of Things to Do in London, which includes links to other monthly posts.

Top 10 Things to Do
Nighttime Activities
Free Things to Do
Family-Friendly
How’s the Weather
Free Tours by Foot

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Sky Garden in London

The Sky Garden | A Free Alternative to the Shard

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This post covers how to visit the Sky Garden, London’s free observation deck, including information on hours, directions, where to eat, and other things to do.  The Sky Garden is 1 of our top 10 free things to do in London and is located near the end of our Old City of London Tour.

What is the SkyGarden
Plan Your Visit
Restaurants & Bars
Nearby Attractions
Other Free Views of London
Free Tours by Foot

 

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London Attraction Passes

London City Passes | Which Tourist Pass is Best?

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This post compares the London Pass, the Explorer Pass and other tourist discount passes in London. Learn how a tourist discount pass could save you money on attractions, tours and more.  Don’t forget, our tours are pay-what-you-wish and cover much of the city.

London Pass (All-Inclusive)
Choose 3, 4 ,5, 7 or 10 Attractions
Build Your Own (À la carte)
Bus Combo Passes
Other Passes and Packages
London City Pass (Turbopass)

 

 


LONDON PASS

What is the London Pass? 

The London Pass is a sightseeing pass available for all visitors to London to purchase. It takes the form of a smart card (similar to your Oyster Card) that has a one-off fee loaded onto it in advance, allowing the holder to enter numerous attractions. In addition to this, the London Pass offers a queue jump for many attractions which can literally save hours of standing in line!

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London Abbey Road

How to get to Abbey Road Crossing in London

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This post describes how to reach the Abbey Road Crossing in London, also known as the Beatles Crosswalk.  Located in the north London neighbourhood of St. John’s Wood, it is easily accessible by the London UnderGround.  We also list several guided tours that visit the crossing.

How to Reach Abbey Road
Tour Abbey Road Studios
History and Background

Live Crossing Feed
Beatles Themed Tours
Other Things to Do in London

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London windsor castle

Windsor Castle Tours

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Windsor Castle ToursWindsor Castle tours let you visit the favourite residence of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The oldest continuously inhabited castle in the world, Windsor is built up of an entire complex of buildings, walls, towers and with its’ own chapel. Located on the outskirts of London, visiting Windsor Castle from London is exceptionally easy and makes a fabulous day out for the entire family.

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Things to do in February in London

What to Do in London in February

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This post lists the many things to do in February in London, updated for 2018, including a top-10 as well family-friendly events, things to do at night, and of course, free activities.  If you are here at the start or end of this month, check out our guides to January and March.  Of course, any time of year is great for Free Tours by Foot.

Top 10
Nighttime Activities
Free Things to Do
Family Friendly
How’s the Weather
Other Things to Do in London

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Things to Do in Camden Town

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Once known as the Rock n Roll capital of the world, Camden Town is now a popular tourist destination offering many great things to do. From shopping at Camden Market to catching a live music gig at Koko, there’s always something to do, see, and eat in this neighborhood! This is our guide to the best places to go, as well as our list of the best tours in the area. Be sure to check out our post Things to Do in London for even more inspiration.

Know Before You Go
Top 10 Things to Do
Food, Drink, and Music
Sightseeing Tours
Camden Market
Free Tours by Foot

 

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London St. Pauls

The February Weather in London

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This post is an overview of the February weather in London, with tips on how to dress and things to do, including things to do at night, with kids and for free.  If you will be in London at the start or end of the month, then you should also read our reports on the weather in December and January.  

Average Temperatures
How Much Sun and Rain
What to Wear
Top 10 Things to Do in February
Things to Do Any Month
Free Tours by Foot

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Where is 12 Grimmult Place

12 Grimmauld Place – Harry Potter London

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This post is a how to find Number 12 Grimmauld Place.  In the world of Harry Potter, Number 12 Grimmauld Place is important for two reasons: Firstly, it serves as the headquarters for the Order of the Phoenix and secondly because Sirius wills it to Harry after he dies, making it Harry’s first true home.  And it is just 1 of dozens of Harry Potter locations in London.

Background
Where is 12 Grimmauld Place?
Where is the REAL 12 Grimmauld Place?
Where is Platform 9 3/4?
Harry Potter Tours
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