Taking A 10 Day Trip To London | What You Need To Know


If you’re lucky enough to be visiting London and not be restricted by the every pressing march of time, then we are all very jealous.

You’ll have ample opportunity to take advantage of the magic of London- something that people who live here can’t take advantage of a lot of the time.

To ensure you don’t squander this incredible gift, follow these tips to ensure you make the most out of your time in the stunning capital.

Where to Stay

There are many incredible hotels in the city, but if you’re looking for the perfect combination of luxury, comfort, value and incredible location; then check out the Park Grand London Kensington Hotel.

It’s the best of the hotels near Gloucester Road Tube Station, home to an amazing restaurant and in the heart of one of the city’s best areas; Kensington.

Getting Around

Thanks to your hotels near Earls Court Tube Station you’ll have access to the Piccadilly and District Lines, which between them intersect with all the major transport hubs in the city.

In case you were wondering, the famous London Underground will be your key to unlocking the secrets of the city during your stay- you can access the entire city centre, as well as some areas way outside the city.

Grabbing an Oyster card is a great way to go, you’ll get discounted rail fares, the ability to ‘tap-on & tap-off’ on buses and trains, and you can top up the card with whatever currency you like using the handy app.

What To See & Do

There are thousands of sights in London, but here are some of the unmissable icons of the city that you simply have to see.

Big Ben & The Houses of Parliament

The Palace of Westminster is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, and of course, home to the UK’s Government.

The famous clock tower, Big Ben, sits on the northern end of the stunning Palace, and looks more resplendent than ever after a massive renovation.

St.Paul’s Cathedral

Designed by renowned architect Sir Christopher Wren, this is one of the most striking buildings in the city.

The dome is one of the largest in the world at a staggering 111 metres high, and the interior is one of the most spectacular on the planet.

The Tower of London

One of the city’s oldest and most interesting buildings, The Tower is a favourite with most tourists.

It has a bloody and intriguing past, is home to some famous ghosts, and acts as a vault for the priceless Crown Jewels.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham has been the official residence of the Royal Family since 1837 and is one of the most visited locations in the country.

You can see the incredible Changing of the Guard ceremony here, and try to spot the King as he goes about his day!

The Museums

London is a real culture hub and its museums are some of the very best in the world.

The key institutions are free to visit and home to some of the most fascinating artefacts ever uncovered from all over the world.

Extended Stays In London

So there you have it, some of the things you need to know and see during your stay in the city.

Make the most of your incredible location in one of the best hotels near Hogarth Road in the heart of Kensington- you’ll have access to the whole city from here.

Get out there and explore this incredible city.