St James Vacations
To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of London, step out and discover nearby areas such as West End, Southbank, and East End.
Big Ben, certainly one of London’s most famous sights is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.
Spend time in the center of London. You won’t want to miss Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square.
To really get a feel for London, head to one of its museums and theaters. Step inside some of the fascinating exhibit spaces such as Tate Modern, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the British Museum. Experience a few of the thrilling live shows at the Globe Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre and the Royal Opera House. Enjoy the beautiful artworks at Saatchi Gallery, National Gallery and Photographers' Gallery.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Take them to some of the child-friendly in the area. If you love wildlife make sure you add London Aquarium on your trip list.
If the weather is good get outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. To breathe in the fresh air of a little tranquility check out Green Park and the St. James Park.
To really get a feel for the area, don’t miss some of the local sights such as London Eye, Westminster Abbey and Piccadilly Circus. These are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. The London Temple Church, the St. Brides' Church and the London St. Paul's Church offers travellers to London a chance to better understand the religious history of the area. To discover the nearby historic attractions, don't miss Lambeth Palace and Nelson's Column.
Enjoy window shopping and purchase some original souvenirs at popular nearby shopping venues such as Selfridges, Smithfield Market and Beauchamp Place.
Visitors with a passion for sports will love the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground, the stomping ground of the legendary Marylebone Cricket Club cricket team in summer. When there is no game scheduled, sports enthusiasts can still visit Lord's Cricket Ground for a backstage tour.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the Hilton London Metropole and the Lancaster London are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.