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Our guide to London: London Guide Home

Welcome to London Holiday Studios – London Guide.

There is so much to do and explore in London that it’s often easy to miss out on some seeing some of the true London marvels or run out of time to grab lunch at one of the hottest restaurants in the capital.

So here at London Holiday Studios we’ve tried to help make your London stay as easy as possible by providing you with the perfect guide to everything worth doing, seeing and eating while you’re in the ‘Big Smoke’.

Within this guide, we have picked out some of the top attractions and sights that will make your trip to London more enjoyable. Our guide provides attractions suitable for all, so whether you’re on a family trip to the capital, down in the city for business or in search of a romantic meal for two, you’ll be sure find something to suit you!

From the well-known and must-see tourist attractions of Big Ben, London Eye and Buckingham Palace, to perfect place greenspace to have a picnic or the sites of the best night out of your life our guide has everything you’ll need to make your stay with London Holiday Studios one to remember.

So, if you’re looking to plan or book a trip to London, be sure to check out our Guide to London today!

Here are just some things you can do in London…

 

Regent’s Park

Home to London Zoo and an open-air theatre, Regent’s Park is surrounded by John Nash’s classical terraces.

Royal National Theatre

The National Theatre in London is one of the United Kingdom’s three most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues, alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House.

London Palladium

The London Palladium is an iconic theatre and is known around the world. It has hosted performances stars all over the globe, includeing musicals and pantomimes, it is also host to Royal Variety performances.

Liberty

Most famous for its fabrics and accessories but also building a reputation for both mainstream and new fashion.  Liberty has good perfume, cosmetics and household departments making it a favourite since 1875.

Selfridges London

Selfridges department store is the biggest draw on Oxford Street, with a superb food hall, excellent clothes and first class restaurants.

Address: Selfridges & Co, 400 Oxford St, Marylebone, London W1A 1AB

Sexy Fish

Fish and Seafood Restaurant Swanky, art-filled setting for robata-grilled fish, raw-bar items & more, plus a variety of drinks. Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square 020 3764 2000 Reservations required.

Website: sexyfish.com

Dolce & Gabbana

Boutique in London, England Retailer of designer apparel from the Italian fashion label. Some sell watches, jewellery & cosmetics.

Borderline

Small basement gig with a diverse musical policy.  Catch new bands and occasionally big names.

Oxford Street

Shopping in Oxford Street Oxford Street is one of Europe’s much-loved High Street, featuring over 300 retailers from well-known retailers such as Debenhams, Nike, Primark…

Prince Edward Theatre

The Prince Edward Theatre is a West End theatre situated on Old Compton Street, just north of Leicester Square, in the City of Westminster, London.

Capacity: 1,716

Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery was opened by the Queen in 1968 and is an outstanding example of sixties brutalist architecture and one of the few remaining…

Camden Market

Started as a tiny crafts market, it has expanded greatly attracting more than 100,000 shoppers each weekend – cheap leather goods, furniture, street fashion and jewellery.  To avoid the crowds arrive by 10.00 am.

Harrords

Put an afternoon aside to visit this landmark most notable for its Art Nouveau tiled food hall.  It also has a huge toy department.  Don’t forget they operate a dress code so no tatty jeans or backpacks.

Lords Cricket Ground

Lord’s, also known as Lord’s Cricket Ground, is a cricket venue in St John’s Wood, London. Named after its founder, Thomas Lord, it is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club and is the home of Middlesex County.

Capacity: 30,000

Arsenal Football Club

Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Highbury, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

Capacity: 60,432

British Museum

Britain’s largest and oldest museum, it is the most visited tourist attraction in London, with over 6 million annual visitors.  The British Museum owns a vast collection of drawings and prints, a small sample of which is always on show in Room 90; it also stages one-off exhibitions – sometimes with free entry.

Buckingham Palace

If you want to make the most of your trip to London, you’ll want to visit Buckingham Palace.

Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of the UK’s sovereigns since 1837 and today is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch.

The Comedy Store

Widely seen as the birth place of alternative comedy, the Comedy Store has catapulted many stand-ups onto TV.  Improvisation on Wednesdays and Sundays.  Thursday nights offer try-out spots for those brave enough to handle the hecklers while Friday and Saturday provide two shows  at 8.00 pm and midnight.

Fenwick

Department store in London, England High-end department store with women’s fashion and accessories, beauty products and gifts.

Apollo Victoria Theatre

Theatre in London, England The Apollo Victoria Theatre is a West End theatre on Wilton Road in the Westminster district of London, across from London Victoria Station. The Apollo Victoria Theatre opened on 15th October 1930.

Capacity: 2,304