Places to Visit when travelling from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport
Many customers prior to arriving at the airport car take the opportunity to visit the many attractions London has to offer. Listed below are some of the most popular attractions.
At 135 metres high you can see the skyline of London and a great view of the Thames.
A great place to people watch and soak in the atmosphere. Shops, restaurants and street entertainers are in abundance.
St Paul's Cathedral
Designed by Christopher Wren this is a must visit. The cathedral is steeped in history and the venue for many Royal weddings including Prince Charles and Princess Dianna.
Was completed in 1894 and took over 8 years to build. Nearly 40,000 cars use the bridge every day with the deck raised around 10 times a day.
Tower of London
The tower has been put to many uses over the years from a prison to a parliament. It now looks after the crown jewels.
World famous waxworks which was started in 1835. Its popularity never seems to wane with Royalty, the infamous and A list celebrities still attracting over 2 million visitors a year.
Was built by the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 , however, soon after George III bought the building and it has the home to the Kings and Queens of England ever since. The changing of the guard attracts daily crowds.
Is the Queens official residence and has been a Royal Palace for over 900 years, which is longer than countries have been in existence. Much of the castle is open to the public.
Houses of Parliament and Big Ben
The site of the country's legislative assembly. The House of Commons and House of Lords oozes history of all the famous parliamentarians who have sat in its chambers from Oliver Cromwell to Churchill.
London has evolved over many centuries and one of its great assets over all capitals is its acres of parks.
St James Park
Hyde Park and speakers corner