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London is a fascinating city; rich in history, elegance and cultural diversity. As you formulate your list of things to see and do, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament should be at the top! Guided tours are available every weekend, and weekdays during August and September, only. Big Ben is not part of the excursion, but can still be viewed in all its splendour and majesty from a short distance away.

Museums 

If it is museums that strike your fancy, London certainly offers a plethora of options. On The Museum Mile visit The Courtauld Gallery and the Charles Dickens Museum. Some quirkier choices include the Anaesthesia Museum and the Museum of Fans. Of course, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square is a must-see, where you'll enjoy works by Botticcelli, Van Gogh and Rembrandt to name a few. In a different direction, The Ben Uri Art Gallery – the London Museum of Jewish Art – is the only museum in Europe that devotes itself to Jewish art.

Tours Through and From London

Travel about London in a vintage bus, which also includes a tour of the Thames. Enter the mystical and enigmatic Stonehenge at sunset—a lovely guided walking tour.

Multiculturalism

The cultural diversity in London is one of its many intriguing aspects and truly sets it apart. While 92.1% of its population is Anglo, 4% of residents are of Indian, Pakistani or Bangladeshi descent. 2% is of its citizens are of African or Caribbean descent.

Climate

During the months of April-October, the temperatures range from the 80 degrees F. to the upper 90’s. In the months of November through March one can expect average temperatures of 55 degrees. For many people, thoughts of London conjure a dreary city in which there is a constant drizzle of rain. Au contraire! In fact, the cities of Rome and Bordeaux receive significantly more precipitation per year.

Do’s and Do Nots

Do take your manners with you. “Please” and “Thank you” never go out of style. Do hold the door open for men and women, alike; do wait your turn in line; shoving and “butting in” are examples of rudeness. Pay as you go when in restaurants or pubs—running a tab is not done. Do shake hands when being introduced; using your right hand. Don’t greet strangers with a kiss on the cheek. Don’t speak in a loud tone of voice in public. Don’t spit. In other words, a little common sense goes a long way.

Here is a short list of a few of the unusual customs and festivals that are unique to London: The Ancient Horn Dance, Cheese rolling, May Day, Nettle Eating, Toe Wrestling, and Marsh Snorkelling. Enjoy your London vacation!

The Montcalm At Brewery London City

The Montcalm At Brewery London City

42-46 Chiswell Street Sundial Court
EC1Y 4SB

The closest major airports to The Montcalm At Brewery London City are:London (LCY-London City) - 10 km / 6.2 miLondon (LHR-Heathrow) - 25.4 km / 15.8 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 40.9 km / 25.4 miThe preferred airport for The Montcalm At Brewery London City is London (LHR-Heathrow). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
The Park Tavern Hotel

The Park Tavern Hotel

81 Portway Stratford
E15 3QJ

The closest major airports to The Park Tavern Hotel are:London (LCY-London City) - 4.5 km / 2.8 miLondon (LHR-Heathrow) - 32.8 km / 20.4 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 44.1 km / 27.4 miThe preferred airport for The Park Tavern Hotel is London (LGW-Gatwick). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
1 Lexham Gardens Hotel

1 Lexham Gardens Hotel

1 Lexham Gardens,Earls Court,Kensington
W8 5JL

Access Kensington Olympia

Access Kensington Olympia

Richmond Court, North End Road
W14 8SB

Rose Court

Rose Court

1-3 Talbot Square
W2 1TL

Coronation Hotel

Coronation Hotel

59 Nevern Square
SW5 9PN

Judd Hotel

Judd Hotel

46 Cartwright Gardens
WC1H 9EL

Grange Tower Bridge

Grange Tower Bridge

45 Prescot Street
E1 8GP

The closest major airports to Grange Tower Bridge are:London (LCY-London City) - 8.5 km / 5.3 miLondon (LHR-Heathrow) - 26.5 km / 16.5 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 40 km / 24.9 miThe preferred airport for Grange Tower Bridge is London (LHR-Heathrow). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
Pilot Inn

Pilot Inn

68 River Way
SE10 0BE

Homebells Guest House

Homebells Guest House

28 Fowler Road
CR4 2LQ

Piccolino Private Hotel

Piccolino Private Hotel

14 Sussex Place
W2 2TP

St Joseph Hotel

St Joseph Hotel

43-45 Longridge Road
SW5 9SD

MoLi St. George Wharf Apartments

MoLi St. George Wharf Apartments

St George's Wharf, London SW8 2LZ
SW8 2LZ

Camden Lock Apartments

Camden Lock Apartments

139 Kentish Town Road
NW1 8PB

Beaconsfield Hotel

Beaconsfield Hotel

359 Green Lanes - Haringey
N4 1DZ

Seraphine Hotel, Hammersmith

Seraphine Hotel, Hammersmith

94 King Street
W6 0QW

Royal College Superior Apartments

Royal College Superior Apartments

230-234 Royal College Street
NW1 9NJ

Ibis London Wembley

Ibis London Wembley

South Way Wembley
HA9 6BA

Novotel London City South

Novotel London City South

53-61 Southwark Bridge Road
SE1 9HH

Collingham Serviced Apartments

Collingham Serviced Apartments

26-27 Collingham Gardens
SW5 0HN

The closest major airports to Collingham Serviced Apartments are:London (LHR-Heathrow) - 18.3 km / 11.4 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 37.4 km / 23.2 miThe preferred airport for Collingham Serviced Apartments is London (LHR-Heathrow). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
Abbey Point Cafe and B&B

Abbey Point Cafe and B&B

300-302 Twyford Abbey Road
NW10 7DD

The closest major airports to Abbey Point Cafe and B&B are:London (LHR-Heathrow) - 14 km / 8.7 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 42.9 km / 26.6 miThe preferred airport for Abbey Point Cafe and B&B is London (LHR-Heathrow). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
Ibis London Borehamwood

Ibis London Borehamwood

Elstree Way, Borehamwood
WD6 1JY

Sofitel London Heathrow

Sofitel London Heathrow

Terminal 5 London Heathrow Airport
TW6 2GD

Novotel London Paddington

Novotel London Paddington

3 Kingdom Street
W2 6BD

St Ermin's Hotel - MGallery Collection

St Ermin's Hotel - MGallery Collection

Caxton Street 2
SW1H 0QW

The Beaufort Hotel Knightsbridge

The Beaufort Hotel Knightsbridge

33 BEAUFORT GARDENS, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
SW31PP

San Domenico House Hotel

San Domenico House Hotel

29-31 DRAYCOTT PLACE, CHELSEA
SW32SH

Maremoto

Maremoto

562 kings road
sw6 2dz

Aloft London ExCeL

Aloft London ExCeL

Royal Victoria Dock 1 Eastern Gateway
E16 1XL

The closest major airports to Aloft London ExCeL are:London (LCY-London City) - 2.3 km / 1.4 miLondon (LHR-Heathrow) - 32.6 km / 20.3 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 41.1 km / 25.6 miThe preferred airport for Aloft London ExCeL is London (LHR-Heathrow). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
The Mandolay Hotel & Conference Centre

The Mandolay Hotel & Conference Centre

36/40 London Road
GU1 2AE

London Apartments Bethnal Green

London Apartments Bethnal Green

7 Voss Street
E2 6JE

MoLi City Tower Serviced Apartments

MoLi City Tower Serviced Apartments

Limeharbour, Poplar, Greater London, United Kingdom
E14 9LU

Old Street Apartments

Old Street Apartments

34-41 Westland Place
N1 7LP

Hotel K West

Hotel K West

RICHMOND WAY
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Twenty Nevern Square Hotel

Twenty Nevern Square Hotel

20 Nevern Square Earls Court
SW5 9PD

The closest major airports to Twenty Nevern Square Hotel are:London (LHR-Heathrow) - 17.7 km / 11 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 37.4 km / 23.2 miThe preferred airport for Twenty Nevern Square Hotel is London (LHR-Heathrow). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
Eccleston Square Hotel

Eccleston Square Hotel

37 Eccleston Square
SW1V 1PB

The closest major airports to Eccleston Square Hotel are:London (LCY-London City) - 13.5 km / 8.4 miLondon (LHR-Heathrow) - 21.3 km / 13.2 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 37.4 km / 23.2 miThe preferred airport for Eccleston Square Hotel is London (LHR-Heathrow). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
Hyde Park Economy Apartments

Hyde Park Economy Apartments

11-13 Inverness Terrace
W2 3JL

Paddington Apartments

Paddington Apartments

9 Talbot Square,Bayswater
W2 1TR

Ramada Ealing Hotel

Ramada Ealing Hotel

Ealing Common
W5 3HN

58 Kensington Court Aparthotel

58 Kensington Court Aparthotel

58 Kensington Court, Kensington
W8 5DG

MoLi New Providence Wharf Apartment

MoLi New Providence Wharf Apartment

Block D, New Providence Wharf, Fairmont Avenue
E14 9PJ

Bow City Apartments

Bow City Apartments

94 Bow Road, London
E3 3AA

Pearl Hotel

Pearl Hotel

49 Shepherds Bush Road
w6 7lu

Chumleigh Lodge Hotel

Chumleigh Lodge Hotel

226-228 Nether Street Finchley
N3 1HU

The closest major airports to Chumleigh Lodge Hotel are:London (LHR-Heathrow) - 23.2 km / 14.4 miLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 50 km / 31.1 miThe preferred airport for Chumleigh Lodge Hotel is London (LCY-London City). Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
Discovery Dock Apartments

Discovery Dock Apartments

Discovery Dock East 3 South Quay Square
E14 9RU

Osborne Hotel

Osborne Hotel

294 Osborne Road
W3 8SR

Access Camden

Access Camden

Kentish Town Road
NW1 8NL

Hyde Park Apartments

Hyde Park Apartments

8 Craven Hill
W2 3DS

37 Collingham Place Hotel

37 Collingham Place Hotel

37 Collingham Place, Earls Court
SW5 0QF

Hazlitt's

Hazlitt's

6 Frith Street Soho Square
W1D 3JA