Take a Trip to London!
Whether you are in London and fancy a weekend by the sea or staying in one of our lovely Brighton properties and want a day trip to the capital - people often don’t realise how close London is to Brighton. it really is just a stone’s throw away with trains running regularly from Brighton, Hove, Shoreham, and Preston Park to Central London. There are countless reasons to Visit London so we thought we would share with you some of our top tips…
1 Top Attractions
London has many must sees. Meet a celebrity at madame Tussauds, come face-to-face with dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum or study the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, these are all just a taster of what’s on offer.
2 London’s Skyline
It’s worth looking at London from a height. For the best bird's eye view we suggest the recently completed shard building, the famous London Eye or try a cable car offering a five-minute journey from Greenwich to the Royal Victoria Docks. Enter the world of amphibious travel and experience London’s quirky Duke tour or take one of the riverboats ideal for spotting London’s hidden gems and attractions.
3 Shop Until You Drop!
Oxford Street is host to many of the flagship stores, Westfield Stratford is Europe’s largets urban shopping centre and in Covent Garden culture and shopping go hand in hand. Take your pick - you’re spoilt for choice.
4 Free London
Home to some of the best galleries, gardens and museums, the Japanese Gardens in Holland Park, the infamous Kew Gardens, Hyde Park and Regents Park are just few of London’s must see green areas. If you want to absorb some culture then you can while away a few hours in London’s Tate Modern, the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum all of which should keep you busy.
5 Food and Drink
Borough Market is a direct train journey from Brighton to London Bridge. Here you can breakfast like a King - and lunch and dinner like one too actually! Only open on a Friday and Saturday this buzzing food market is a haven for anyone who cares about the food they eat and where it comes from. A taste sensation and cultural must do - sample as you move around. You won’t leave empty handed!