Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower) stands at the north end of the Palace of Westminster. Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower as well.
Brick Lane (Bengali: ব্রিক লেন) is a street in east London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It runs from Swanfield Street in the northern part of Bethnal Green, crosses Bethnal Green Road in Shoreditch, passes through Spitalfields and is linked to Whitechapel High Street to the south by the short stretch of Osborn Street.
In 2018, Buckingham Palace is open to visitors from 21 July until 30 September. Explore the lavishly furnished State Rooms of one of the world's few remaining working royal palaces, and look out for some of the Royal Collection's greatest treasures on display.
Regents Park is 0.7 miles from Camden Market Apartments, while St Johns Wood is 1.4 miles away. The nearest airport is London City Airport, 8.7 miles from Camden Market Apartments. The nearest airport is London City Airport, 8.7 miles from Camden Market Apartments.
Canary Wharf is a commercial estate and locality in between in Poplar, Millwall and Limehouse on the Isle of Dogs in Greater London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is one of the main financial centres of the United Kingdom, along with the City of London, and contains many of Europe's tallest buildings, including the 2nd-tallest in the UK, 1 Canada Square.
The comfortable 5-star Covent Garden Hotel offers luxury guestrooms. The hotel opened its doors in 1996 and was remodeled in 2009. The property is set 10 minutes' walk of the city center. Such London sights as Tower of London and Bloomsbury are all within reach.
Once part of Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens offers a mix of old and new park pastimes and green space. Get your fix of contemporary art and architecture at the Serpentine Galleries, marvel at the history and heritage of Kensington Palace or admire the Victorian splendour of the Albert Memorial.
The contemporary London Bridge is a 4-star hotel in London offering a casino and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel was opened in 1998 in a 5-story elegant building and renovated in 2012. Docklands are within a 20-minute walk of the property.
Within London, both the City of London and the City of Westminster have city status and both the City of London and the remainder of Greater London are counties for the purposes of lieutenancies. The area of Greater London has incorporated areas that are part of the historic counties of Middlesex, Kent, Surrey, Essex and Hertfordshire.
Underground : Victoria line to London Victoria Gatwick Express. To the Heathrow airport : Underground : Circle line to London Paddington Station Heathrow Express. To other railway stations from the London King’s Cross Train Station : Bus : Interchanges available on York Way (outside the station), Euston Road and Pancras Road.
ZSL London Zoo. Buy tickets, view visitor information, find out what's on and meet the animals at one of the oldest and best loved zoos in England. The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.
The Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge, is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London, linking Bankside with the City of London. It is located between Southwark Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge.
The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. It is one of three major museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, the others being the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Oxford Street is a major road in the City of Westminster in the West End of London, running from Marble Arch to Tottenham Court Road via Oxford Circus. It is Europe's busiest shopping street, with around half a million daily visitors, and as of 2012 had approximately 300 shops.
Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson join the all-star returning cast of Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris and Samuel Joslin with Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington and Imelda Staunton as Aunt Lucy.
1. An urban legend has grown up that the word Piccadilly comes from prostitution, but I’m sorry to provide a far less seedy backstory. In 1612 a man named Robert Baker built a mansion house just to the north of what is now Piccadilly Circus. He made his wealth from the sale of Picadils, stiff collars worn by the fashionable gents in court.
With a stay at Holiday Inn London - Regent's Park, you'll be centrally located in London, just a 4-minute walk from BT Tower and 9 minutes by foot from University College London. This 4-star hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from University of London and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Royal Academy of Music.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London. At 215 miles, it is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. It also flows through Oxford, Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor. The lower reaches of the river are called the Tideway, derived from its long tidal reach up to Teddington Lock. It rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, and flows into the North Sea via the Thames Estuary.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (brand name Kew) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. An internationally important botanical research and education institution, it employs 723 staff .
South Bank is London’s cultural district, home to national centres for arts, film and performance (as well as The London Eye!). We’re right by the Thames, in the very heart of the C apital. Big Ben, Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square are all within a 10-minute walk from our district.
St James's Park is at the very heart of London, covering 23 hectares (58 acres) and has a lake harbouring ducks, geese and pelicans. St James's is also home to the Mall, the setting for many ceremonial parades and events of national celebration.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London and is a Grade I listed building. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604.
The Hall was originally supposed to have been called the Central Hall of Arts and Sciences, but the name was changed to the Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences by Queen Victoria upon laying the Hall's foundation stone in 1867, in memory of her husband consort, Prince Albert who had died six years earlier.
Westminster Abbey is a collegiate church governed by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, as established by Royal charter of Queen Elizabeth I dated 21 May 1560, which created it as the Collegiate Church of St Peter Westminster, a Royal Peculiar under the personal jurisdiction of the Sovereign.