DESTINATIONS - LONDON, ENGLAND
Discovering London England -
We highly recommend pre or post cruise stay in London as part of a cruise that begins and/or ends in Southampton, Dover, or Tilbury, England
The top two airports serving London are London Heathrow and London Gatwick.
London Heathrow is located about 20 miles west from the center of London and London Gatwick is located approximately 28 miles south of the London city center.
Each offers a range of transfer services into London including public and private transport.
London City airport also offers some short-haul flights.
There is a very wide range of hotels in terms of size of hotels, location and price points. Please contact us for recommendations.
Things To Do:
The vast majority of museums have free entry. They are very popular and depending on the day of the week and the time of year can be very crowded.
If you are staying for a few days we recommend considering visiting one or many more of the following places.
Tower of London
Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum
Churchill War Rooms
St. James Park
Natural History Museum
The Royal Mews
Imperial War Museum
Time permitting, London offers an array of musical and theatre performances many of which are located near Piccadilly Circus. We highly recommend purchasing tickets ahead of time but you can also take your chance and try to obtain discounted tickets on the day of the performance. Another venue is Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre where you can see a play performed outdoors.
There are thousands of choices at a very wide range of price points and featuring cuisine from all around the world.