The Tower of London at twilight viewed from across the River Thames, London, England.


One of the world’s most visited cities, England’s buzzing capital is well worth the visit and has so much to offer, from magnificent history and culture to cutting-edge fashion and food.
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From Camden’s punky vibe to leafy Hampstead Heath and historic Big Ben, London’s incomparable blend of influences, traditions and history make it an unmissable destination for travellers. Get your culture fix at world-renowned venues like the Natural History Museum or savour award-winning cuisines in Chinatown, Little Venice and Brick Lane.  Satisfy your inner shopaholic with vintage finds in Portobello Road or catch the latest bands at legendary venues like Wembley Stadium. Whether you want to watch some of the world’s finest acting talent in the West End, spot squirrels in Royal Parks or soak up the scenery in Greenwich with a pint of local ale, Britain’s biggest city has it all – and then some!

How to discover another side of London

Where is London?

With five major airports, including Gatwick and international hub Heathrow, which receives flights from more than 90 countries and 180 destinations, it’s easy to fly to London from locations across the globe.

Getting around London

Situated in south-east England, London is one of the most easily accessible destinations in Britain, with fantastic transport connections by train, tram, coach, DLR and bus. Note that face coverings must be worn when using public transport.

  • For an informative guide to London’s transport links and to plot your route, check out Transport for London’s (TFL) journey planner
  • For reduced travel around London, including on daily travel cards, pick up an Oyster Card in major travel hubs or online
  • The city is served by major stations including Euston, Paddington, Waterloo and King’s Cross St Pancras, all of which operate trains to destinations throughout the UK.


London’s famous for its impressive underground system, known affectionately as the Tube. With 11 lines operating across the city, it’s the quickest and easiest way to get around.


Jump aboard one of the city’s iconic red buses for the best views of London landmarks, from the Houses of Parliament to Tower Bridge.


Eco-friendly traveller? Hop on a Santander Cycle, public bikes docked around the city, and zoom around local landmarks for as little as £2.