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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…

     

    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.

    Serpentine Gallery

    Located in Kensington Gardens, this gallery shows dynamic work by new and established modern artists as well as hosting interesting Sunday afternoon lectures and a performance-art festival in the summer.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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.

    Fenwick

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

    Borderline

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

    Watford Football Club

    Football club Watford Football Club is a professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, that plays in the Premier League, the highest level in the English football league system.

    Capacity: 21,577

    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…

    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

    Portobello Road

    West London’s liveliest street starts off selling quality antiques, and continues through to bric-a-brac indoor galleries, plus food stalls, crafts, clothes and music.

    Hyde Park

    Central London’s largest green area features cafes, fountains, flower gardens and Speakers’ Corner.

    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.

    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.

    New London Theatre

    The New London Theatre is a West End theatre located on the corner of Drury Lane and Parker Street in Covent Garden, in the London Borough of Camden. The Winter Garden Theatre formerly occupied the site until 1965.

    Capacity: 1,024

    Royal Opera House

    Opera house in London, England The Royal Opera House is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London.

    Capacity: 2,256

    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Theatre in London, England The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, commonly known as Drury Lane is a West End theatre and Grade I listed building in Covent Garden, London, England. The building faces Catherine Street and backs onto Drury Lane.