In London, seat of England’s kings and queens for centuries, you can visit Buckingham Palace, the magnificent family residence of Queen Elizabeth II; dine like royalty on board the Queen’s barge, The Royal Nore; or delve into the monarchy’s dark past with a tour of the Tower of London.
As well as fascinating history, London is brimming with art and culture and boasts galleries and museums to rival any in the world. At the masterfully restored Globe Theatre on London’s bustling South Bank you can see William Shakespeare’s works performed in their original 16th Century setting. Alternatively head to London’s West End where you can find over 60 first class theatres showing the very best in classic and contemporary drama. From here you can walk to London’s shopping district and indulge your fashion fantasies in the capital’s high-end department stores.
Time to relax? Take a stroll through one of London’s many superb gardens or take a spin on the London Eye: sit back and watch this sensational city unfold before you.