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Citytrip London

For a whirlwind weekend of art, culture, food and shopping, London’s hard to beat. The city’s museums and galleries are among the best in the world, and, with cathedrals, palaces and ancient monuments at every turn, a stroll around London is a history lesson in itself. But in amongst every piece of the past are signs of a cutting-edge, ever-changing city.

Our favourite old-meets-new experiences? Circling the Whispering Gallery of St Paul’s then adopting hushed tones at the Tate Modern, enjoying a birds eye view of Big Ben from the London Eye, and pausing in Greenwich Park to admire the skyscrapers of the City.

If it’s shopping you’re after, hit Oxford Street, explore the markets or steel your nerves (and your wallet) for a stroll around Harrods. For entertainment head to the West End, home to top-notch theatre, comedy, dance and musicals.

And when it’s time for a breather and a bite to eat, you’ll find food from every corner of the globe and for every budget. You can splash out in one of the 70 Michelin star restaurants, blag your way into the hottest new places to eat, make like a local with a plate of fish and chips or pie and mash, or pig out on street food.

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Inspiration for your trip to London

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London for Families

Some fun activities for families if you're coming to London with your kids.

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London for shoppers

Some of the coolest shops in the capital - whatever your style.

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Visit the Harry Potter Studios

Enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, within 1 hour of London.

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Where to stay in London

Use our London district guide to choose the best area to stay in for your city break.

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Where to eat in London

The best addresses for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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London on a budget

Make the most of your visit to London without breaking the bank.

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Where to eat in London

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The best pubs in London

Where to go for an authentic pint.

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The best fish and chips in London

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The best afternoon tea in London

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