East End Vacations
West End, Southbank and Oxford Street, are nearby areas which are also worth touring.
Big Ben, one of the most visited sights in the entire country is located less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) to the south.
Spend time in the center of London. Don’t miss Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. There are plenty of excellent destinations where you can spend a morning such as Tate Modern, the British Museum and the Imperial War Museum. To experience London’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the much-loved live performance venues such as the Globe Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre and the Royal Opera House. Enjoy the beautiful displays at National Gallery, Photographers' Gallery and Queen's Gallery.
Enjoy a day of thrills, laughter and learning with the children at London Dungeon. Take photos, admire the exhibits and discover the variety of species at London Aquarium.
To surround yourself with nature, head to the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Bring a picnic, pull out your sketch pad, or just enjoy the fresh air at Green Park and the St. James Park.
While you are here, head to the nearby local attractions such as London Eye, Westminster Abbey and Piccadilly Circus. These are much-loved by travellers from all the corners of the globe. Visitors with a passion for faith and religion shouldn’t miss the London Temple Church, the St. Brides' Church and the London St. Paul's Church. For history lovers, the area’s past has been beautifully preserved at Lambeth Palace and Nelson's Column.
Browse the boutiques and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe at popular nearby malls and markets such as Selfridges, Borough Market and Royal Exchange.
Visitors with a passion for sports will love Lord's Cricket Ground, home turf of the legendary Marylebone Cricket Club cricket team in summer. The stadium also offers interesting tours when there is no game on, giving sports fans a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and about sports heroes from the past.
When you’re ready to rest up after enjoying the charms of East End, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London, or the Park Plaza Riverbank London.