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Your London vacation

From the Roman history to the Royal Family, London is a city filled with legendary sights. The grand buildings at its heart are known the world over, while its multicultural suburbs are home to accented charm and great bargains. Although London is a magnet for the fashion, culture and high-price adventure, you may be surprised to discover that London vacations are keen for visitors on a budget. Let CheapTickets show you how to have a royal time on your London travels.

Best time to take a vacation to London

  • Best Time to Go

    London is a bustling metropolitan city filled with historical museums, a multitude of cultures and a venerated fashion centre. The weather throughout the year can run from chilly winters to hot and rainy summers. The peak travel months for London vacations are in May, June or September, when the weather is at its best. If you are looking to maintain a budget while traveling, be assured there are loads of free recreation options.

Insider tips for London travel

  • Courtauld Gallery

    The Courtauld Gallery at the Somerset House offers impressive art displays and is well known for its collection of paintings from the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collection.

  • Superclubs

    London’s Fabric, Heaven and Ministry of Sound superclubs take the nightlife experience to a new level, for a more confidential affair, visit DJ bars like 93 Feet East at Brick Lane.

  • Barbecoa

    Visit Jamie Oliver and Adam Perry Lang’s joint cuisine venture at Barbecoa, located adjacent to St Paul’s Cathedral and offers the best selections of meat in the area.

  • Ceremony of the Keys

    The Ceremony of the Keys is a fascinating England tradition spanning 700 years. The ritual, which involves ancient greetings and alluring getups, is a nightly custom of bolting the Tower of London.

  • Best Tourist Sites

    Explore London and visit the best tourist sites for only 90 pence (using an Oystercard), when you take the No.11 bus route. You will be able to venture through Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the Strand, Victoria Street and many more destinations for a fraction of the cost.

London highlights

  • London highlights
  • London icons

    From Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London to Tower Bridge and Big Ben, the list of must-see icons on your London vacation is endless. To see them all, invest in the London Pass: you'll gain admission to over 50 major attractions, plus line-skipping privileges at various attractions. Squeeze in time to shop on Oxford or Regent Streets, hang out at Piccadilly Circus or see a show around Leicester Square.

  • Museum of London

    Learn about everything from dinosaurs and Ancient Rome to Tudor times, all before afternoon tea. Set aside the better part of a day for this mammoth place. And cheers to the price tag: Museum of London is free.

  • Manze's (Bermondsey)

    If you're after a cheap eats, make a beeline to this historic pie joint. Serving the best in traditional English fare (stewed eel, anyone?) and classic pies and mash, this is one place where you can enjoy a hearty meal for less than a fiver.

  • London parks

    The Royal Parks are perfect for a picnic or picturesque stroll on your London travels. Highlights include the Queen Mary's Rose Gardens in Regent's Park for delightful blooms, and St. James's Park for the best views of Buckingham Palace. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are also must-see stretches of the green lungs of London. See hundreds of deer in Richmond Park, or amble the equally stunning Hampstead Heath.

  • Kensington and Knightsbridge

    Kensington and Knightsbridge brim with upmarket retailers, chic restaurants and gorgeous Georgian-style homes. Splurge on lunch in Harrods Food Halls, and indulge yourself in culture (and free admission) across Exhibition Road -- home of the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum.

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