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.
London at a Glance
Currency: British Pound (£)
Tipping Customs: 10-15% at restaurants, if service charge is not included
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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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.
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.
London Vacation Packages: In the Heart of England the Liberty Travel Way
Whether you’re looking to explore London like a local, or soak in its iconic sites like a tourist, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a London vacation package crafted just for you.
When you book with us, you get:
- Real People. More than a travel agent, your London consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
- Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of London for a truly personalized booking experience.
- Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive London vacation packages, including our Journeys and CITYbreaks.
- Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
We know London. Leave the planning to us.