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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…

 

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

John Lewis

Famous for being “never knowingly undersold” this reliable institution can’t be beaten for basics from buttons in their haberdashery department to well-made clothes, furniture and household goods.  The staff are knowledgeable and friendly too.

National Maritime Museum

Comprising three sites: the Maritime Galleries, the Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House, the National Maritime Museum illustrates the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.

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

Queen’s Theatre

Theatre in London, England The Queen’s Theatre is a West End theatre located in Shaftesbury Avenue on the corner of Wardour Street in the City of Westminster, London. It opened on 8 October 1907 as a twin to the neighbouring Hicks Theatre which had opened ten months earlier.

Capacity: 1,074

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Park Chinois

Live music venue Opulent, high-end Chinese restaurant, with elegant live music, an extravagant menu and posh decor. Address: 17 Berkeley St, Mayfair, London W1J 8EA Hours: Open today · 12–5pm, 6pm–2am Reservations: opentable.co.uk Phone: 020 3327 8888

parkchinois.com

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.

Hyde Park

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