With the cold weather in full swing and the weekend swiftly approaching there is no better time for a city break. Don’t worry we’ve got you covered in the top 5 things to do in London this weekend to create your perfect travel break. Now obviously there are way more than 5 things to do in London however we have produced this short (but sweet!) list to give you some inspiration of how you can make the most of your weekend in one of the most vibrant cities in the world! You could find yourself dining at Western Europe’s tallest building inside the iconic Shard building, take in the breathtaking views from from The London Eye or you could indulge in an authentic London ‘experience’ by exploring over 60 must-visit locations across the city on a 24 hour open top bus tour. From hidden spots to roof tops, we’ve got you covered in our London travel break guide.
When it comes to booking activities and travel breaks knowing where to start can often be the most challenging part. easyGuide offers all of the top attractions and experiences when planning your next city break to ensure you find what best suits you. easyGuide provides you with the lowest prices, live availability and 24/7 expert help to plan your perfect trip, leaving you to enjoy the finer things.
1) Panoramic Night Bus Tour
A sweeping tour of the most iconic locations the capital has to offer.
Take in the breath taking views of the capital after dusk, lit up by the bright lights and allure of the distinctive London architecture. There are many gram worthy moments on this tour, with opportunities to snap yourself at the grandiose Buckingham Palace, the always vibrant Piccadilly and in front of the stunning silhouette of the infamous Houses of Parliament. If you are seeking a city break with a view then the Panoramic Night Bus Tour is a must.
2) Dinner With a View Inside The Shard
Experience the stunning views of the cities landscape from the 72nd floor inside Western Europe’s tallest building.
Ever wondered what it’s like to dine from 310 metres high? The View From the Shard Experience allows you to do exactly this plus much more. Dinner with a view takes things to the next level inside The Shard, which gives you the opportunity to see London from the capitals highest observation deck. Once you have finished your meal why not immerse yourself in to a multi-sensory experience taking you on a journey through time covering the history of the city throughout the millennium. For those who reside in the city to those jetting in from other parts of the world, you are sure to learn something new. Oh yeah did we mention there is no time limit of your stay within The Shard? Get lost in the moment as you freely gaze over the best birds eye view of the city that London has to offer.
3) Get Tranquil at Kew Botanical
Immerse yourself in to over 121 hectares which are home to a wide variety of different plants and trees from many different biomes.
Need a break from the hustle and bustle of the London crowds? Find some peace within the tranquil grounds of Kew Botanical Gardens which contain some of the rarest plants species from across the globe. Take in some of the finest art from the Marianne North Gallery and some unique botanical art from the Shirley Sherwood Gallery. Our editors choice from this experience is the 18-metre high treetop walkway which gives you the best viewpoint to take in all of the beauty that Kew Gardens has to offer. Be sure to add Kew Botanical Gardens to your travel break itinerary!
4) Afternoon Tea on The Thames
Indulge in some traditional English pastries and cakes whilst soaking up the iconic views, all from the comfort of a pleasure cruise down the River Thames.
Now we don’t like to be stereotypical however it’s no shock to hear an intrinsic element of English culture is sipping on afternoon tea whilst complaining about the weather. At the Afternoon Tea on the Thames cruise you can drink as much tea as you like! Now what’s even more typical of English culture than sipping on copious amounts of tea? sipping tea with jam and scones of course! The cruise offers up a vast selection of traditional English cakes and pastries which you can indulge in whilst taking in the sights as you gently cruise down the River Thames. For those with a sweet tooth this is a must for your city break!
5) Wildcard | See London Via Helicopter Tour
Take in the sights of London via your very own helicopter tour.
With access to your very own helicopter tour to explore the city, the sky is the limit! This 18 minute tour will take you across the iconic sights of London which include Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and The London Eye. If you are craving an experience more lavish and out there then this is the one for you!
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