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I assume you mean the London Pass? You have to determine which sites you will be going to, how...
I assume you mean the London Pass? You have to determine which sites you will be going to, how many of these are free entry, where you are staying and how much walking you can do.
Example - National Gallery, Victoria and Albert, British Museum, Museum of London, Tate Britain and Tate Modern are all Free, no need for the London Pass.
The London Pass can be a bargain if going to most of the other major attractions such as the Tower of London, Westmeinster Abbey, Tower Bridge, Windsor Castle, Globe Theatre, Churchill Was Rooms etc.
We were there in June and just purchased Oyster Cards. We went to the free museums, as above, and we paid for the attractions of Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Churchill War Rooms. Everyone is different but we came out ahead by not buying the London Pass.
Cheers and good luck!
...would highly recommend checking out the crypt at All Hallows church (near the Tower of London). It's...
Buy an Oyster card - you will definitely use it a lot.
It's not a museum, per se, but I would highly recommend checking out the crypt at All Hallows church (near the Tower of London). It's free to walk around (although they do ask for donations), and there are some really incredible things there - a section of Roman road from 1 AD, artifacts from the 9th/10th centuries, an amazing carved baptismal font, etc.
Dover is a day trip by train away from London and very easy to get to, and Dover Castle is really great - you can walk all around the castle grounds, and the tour of the wartime tunnels used to evacuate soldiers from France was top-notch. You can also walk all around the cliffs, which are just beautiful.
You can snap beautiful pictures from The Tower of London or right outside of it off the banks of...You can snap beautiful pictures from The Tower of London or right outside of it off the banks of the River Thames. Beautiful during the day but even more spectacular at night. There is a rather interesting museum inside the Tower Bride, which includes one of the original steam engines that moved the bridge. You can also get some panoramic views of the River Thames from the high-level walkway but it does tend to be very crowded there. Of course there is a fee for entrance. Adults will normally pay close to 10 pounds but you can get it for a bit cheaper online if you book in advance. Discounts for Children 5-15 years, disabled visitors, students, and seniors. Children under 5 get in free
Another one of London’s iconic FREE museums devoted to the history of the UK.Another one of London’s iconic FREE museums devoted to the history of the UK.
You cannot go to London without visiting Hyde Park. Beautiful, enormous park in the center of the...You cannot go to London without visiting Hyde Park. Beautiful, enormous park in the center of the city. If the weather is nice, I’d definitely recommend renting a boat and taking a ride on the Serpentine. Check the official website for more details but cost to rent a boat is 10-12 pounds for adults and they do have a family price as well. I would highly recommend checking out Kensington Garden while you’re here because it is gorgeous. I did not visit the adjacent palace because last admission is at 5 PM and is 20 pounds or so during the summer months
215 miles of water running through the heart of London. Walk the banks or catch a cruise215 miles of water running through the heart of London. Walk the banks or catch a cruise
...be fooled. Like most of the great museums of London, it’s free.Great for all of you science lovers. The outside of it looks like a church or cathedral but don’t be fooled. Like most of the great museums of London, it’s free.
...Parthenon section of the museum. Regardless, if you’re in London, visiting the museum is an absolute must...Without a doubt, the British Museum is my favorite museum in the world! Without a doubt, this museum features some of the most stunning exhibitions in the world. Yet it is this very thing that has caused the British Museum to be caught in controversy. Many countries claim that some of the objects and artifacts were stolen from them and actually in 2010, a declaration was signed by 16 countries demanding the return of some of the museum’s most prized possessions, include the Rosetta Stone. But as with many declarations, there was no legal basis for the demands. Some of this controversy is addressed in the audio guide that you can purchase at the museum for 7 euros, especially in the Parthenon section of the museum. Regardless, if you’re in London, visiting the museum is an absolute must! Particularly being that it’s free! I’m usually not a huge museum buff and an absolutely exhausting and less entertaining visit to the Louvre, I really didn’t think I would spend much time at the British Museum. But I spent an entire day (literally open to close) and saw the majority of the exhibits (moving quite quickly through a few).