London is the capital of United Kingdom and is one of the most happening cities in the world. Every year it attracts hundreds of tourists from the various corners of the world. What makes London such a popular holiday destination is its incomparable natural beauty, amazing night life, food, shopping, etc. That makes it a perfect gateway for the whole family.
Moving on, if in London then the London eye is a must visit for any tourists. It is an architectural gem. A ride on this giant wheel is must for the unforgettable and the ultimate feel of London. Next on the list should be the Big Ben another architectural wonder. It stands 316 feet high. It is the largest four faced clock. These are just few to name the list is actually endless. London is not only proud but also in love with its heritage. There are many well preserved monuments that are worth a visit.
If you are a nature lover then the garden at the Buckingham Palace is the place to be. Here you can see different species of flowers at the full bloom. The other parks that are a must visit for their natural beauty are Dovehouse green, Roman Bath, Westfield park, etc. Fishing is very popular in London. You can contact the local fishing clubs and try your luck with fishing. Apart from this London has various theme parks to name a few are Diggerland, Coral Reef Waterworld, and the latest is the Land of Vikings. These places are nice fun for the whole family.
For people who love to shop till they drop, London is a paradise. You can get anything that you want in London. The most popular and stylish departmental stores are Debenhams, Fenwick, Fortnum & Mason, etc. You can also check the Harvey Nichols and the House of Fraser for famous designer brands. If you have a small budget, then try the Kensington High Street and the Oxford Street for good deals.
London has a 350 km long Thames river running through it. This makes it very popular for water sports and boating. You can try kayaking and high speed boats. Every year it attracts thousands of tourists during the Great River Race. The Sea Life London Aquarium is a very popular destination in London. Here you can see hammered sharks, octopus, penguins and various species of fish and aquatic life. You can feed the fish. Kids just love this place.
The food lovers can try the exotic restaurants in London. Veeraswamy is known for its exotic Indian and Pakistani cuisines. A dinning experience is must in Ledbury as it is considered to be the best in London and the third best place in the world when it comes to food. London also has a range of economy restaurants where you can spend a nice evening and a lovely candle lit dinner.
I hope this article will help you get a rough idea of the various activities that you can do in London. Believe me that it’s a complete holiday destination. Happy traveling!