Views of London Bridge in London, England

London Vacations: History & Charm

From iconic sites to under-the-radar gems, London promises to delight. A mashup of the old and modern, this capital city is jam-packed with attractions like the Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Tower of London and their contemporary counterparts—the London Eye, Tate Modern, and The Shard. Around all this architectural grandeur the real, cosmopolitan London thrives in its pubs, parks, eclectic markets and theaters. With so much to do and discover, Liberty Travel can craft the perfect vacation to this much-loved destination for you.

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London at a Glance

Currency: British Pound (£)

Tipping Customs: 10-15% at restaurants, if service charge is not included

Language: English

Popular Drink: Real Ale

Must Eat: Bangers & Mash – sausage and potatoes

Power Up: Type G (3-prong plug), 230 V


Weather: Relatively temperate and temperamental. Always best to pack an umbrella.

Best Time to Visit: Any time of the year. Overall, spring (late March to early June) and autumn (September to November) are most popular, when it's usually warm and dry.

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Touring iconic sites like the London Bridge in London

Top Things to Do in London

See historic London
Go on a guided tour of the 17th-century St. Paul’s Cathedral, where Prince Charles and Lady Diana were married. Then, see the magnificent Crown Jewels at the Tower of London.

Down a pint (or two)
Head over to Ye Old Cheshire Cheese on Fleet Street, one of the oldest continuously operating pubs in London.

Be a Royal enthusiast
Coincide your summer trip with a visit to the royal residences. Explore the lavish State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, then discover Windsor Castle—home to the Royals for over 900 years.

Go local
Soak in the sights, sounds, and smells while browsing the stalls at the Camden, Borough, and Brick Lane Markets for antiques and foods.

Enjoy afternoon tea at the Abbey
Take a guided tour of the Westminster Abbey, then sit down for some sumptuous afternoon tea at this iconic site.

British pound coins in London

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