London is a fantastic location for a short city break, just remember your travel
Getting to London
As you’d expect,
Budget airlines provide easy and cheap access from all over Europe, particularly Ryanair and
Public transport from the airports will whisk you quickly to the city centre, making the most of your time. The fast rail links are fabulous, not only offering quick, comfortable, transport but also free WiFi and sockets to plug in your travel adapter and charge your devices.
From Europe, driving is an option
Accommodation in London
Even in the center of London, reasonably affordable accommodation can
From hostels to 5 star luxury hotels, London has it all, with some world famous brands such as The Savoy, The Ritz,
A great resource for accommodation is Airbnb with some eclectic properties to choose from. This artist’s home in buzzing Camden Town might be the perfect getaway for you.
Getting around London
Public transport in London is much improved and getting around using the underground for instance, means that the location of your accommodation is not overly important.
Add to this an abundance of black cabs, local buses and mini-cabs, and visiting all the tourists sites is
Don’t forget to pick up your Oyster Card. It gives easy access to all the public transport services in London and
Sightseeing in London
Where to start? London has such a long history, there are many, many attractions and places to visit. There are architectural gems all over the city if that is your interest. Check out the best 50 buildings in London according to TimeOut.
Art Galleries? You’re spoiled for choice. Whether your taste is modern or contemporary, sculpture or abstract, there is something for everyone in London. The Tate Modern is an internationally renowned museum and free to
Museums? Again, there are museums covering a wide range of subjects in London and many are free! The amazing permanent collection from all over the world in the British Museum is free and traces the history of humankind. The Natural History museum explores the wonders of the natural world, including a giant blue whale model and dinosaur skeletons, and again it’s free to enter.
We mentioned Camden Town earlier, and it is one area of London that has transformed itself into a must visit location. With the world famous market, shopping, pubs, cafes and live music venues, Camden has it all.
Travel adapter for London
Traveling from another country to London,
Don’t forget to check our guide on the different power supplies and check whether you need a power adapter besides a travel adapter.
The SublimeWare multi-country travel adapter is perfect for a visit to London, incorporating 4 USB sockets to allow you to charge all your devices at one time.