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There are thousands of incredible places to visit in the UK and Ireland

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Great for History, Cultural, British

10 Downing Street

London Region

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The most famous address in London is of course number 10 Downing Street, the home of the Prime Minister. There is no access to the house for the general public but you can view it from Whitehall.
Time to spend here: 10 minutes   More information

Great for Essential, History

Buckingham Palace

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Buckingham Palace was built in 1702 and is the home and offices of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, the Queen of England. The Royal standard can be seen when the Queen is in residence and it is possible to visit certain areas of the Palace.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for Cultural

Camden Markets

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The Camden Markets are a unique London shopping experience. Camden Stables Market has the latest in adventurous alternative fashion, while The Camden Lock Market by the canal, was the original craft market, established in 1974, but now has a much wider spectrum of goods on sale.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, British, Cultural

Charles Dickens Museum

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Visit Charles Dickens' home, which he occupied from 1837 - 1839, when he is said to have completed The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History

Chislehurst Caves

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At nearby Bromley are the Chislehurst Caves, which were used as a huge air-raid shelter during the World War II. You can even have a church within the caves.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, British

Churchill War Rooms

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The museum is dedicated to the life and legacy of Winston Churchill. The war rooms were heavily used by Winston Churchill during World War II and are contained in the museum, along with the Cabinet Room and the Map room.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Family, Essential, Cultural, History

City Sightseeing London Bus Tour

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The most convenient way to see London is from the top of a double-decker red bus with the City Sightseeing Tour. These tickets are valid for 24 hours and the open top buses visit every major tourist attraction, landmark and museum in London. Commentary is available on the bus.
Time to spend here: 1 Day   More information

Great for History

Clink Prison Museum

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The Clink is a notorious prison in Southwark that functioned from the 12th century to the end of the 18th century. Originally used for detaining heretics, it fell into disuse after the English Civil War.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History

Cutty Sark Museum

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Housed in Greenwich, the Cutty Sark is the world's only surviving tea clipper. Now serving as a museum, it is dressed to interpret the life or the officers and men who lived there.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for British

Eton College

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Eton College was founded in 1440 by Henry VI to provide free education for 70 poor scholars. Ironically today the school is one of the most exclusive in the world, having schooled many UK Prime ministers as well as Princes William and Harry.
Time to spend here: 1 hour   More information

Great for History

Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace boasts more than five hundred years of Royal History. The 550 acres of gardens and deer-inhabited parkland are free of charge to enter and make a spectacular visit alone. The Palace itself was residence to Archbishop of York Thomas Wolsey in 1514 and was later the residence of King Henry VIII.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for British, Cultural

Henley-on-Thames

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Henley is most well-known for its boating. Legendary for its Royal Regatta, held annually in July, the river frontage is an enchanting spot to picnic, take a river trip or visit the River & Rowing Museum.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, British

Imperial War Museum

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Until 1930 the museum was home to the infamous Bedlam mental asylum. It is now home to a fascinating museum depicting people's lives during the war, from World War I until today.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Beauty

Kew Gardens

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Explore the magnificent glasshouses and discover fascinating treats like the oldest plant in the world or the tallest indoor plant; along with over 9000 other plants from deserts, rainforests and mountain cliffs.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Family

Legoland Windsor Resort

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Legoland is a theme park offering a great number of rides, live shows, building workshops and of course over 40 million Lego bricks have been used to recreate scenes from Europe and North America.
Time to spend here: 4 hours   More information

Great for History

Leicester Square

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Leicester Square was originally set out in 1670. The site was south of Leicester House a former royal building that has since disappeared. It's now a very popular place for eating and celebrity spotting at the regular film premieres!
Time to spend here: 10 minutes   More information

Great for Essential, Family

London Eye

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The London Eye is the world's highest observation wheel at 135m tall, with 32 capsules holding up to 25 people. The Eye gives you great views of London's most famous landmarks and on a clear day you can see for 25 miles in every direction during your 30-minute revolution on the wheel.
Time to spend here: 30 minutes   More information

Great for History

London Fire Brigade Museum

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The museum holds a wealth of information and exhibits depicting the history of firefighting in London from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for Family, Essential, Cultural, History

London Pass (1 Day)

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With so many incredible attractions in London alone, there is a fantastic way to see them all without spending a fortune. The London Pass (1 Day) will gain you entry into over 55 of London's top attractions including Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Hop-on/Hop-off Bus, Thames Cruise and many more.
Time to spend here: 1 Day   More information

Great for Family, Essential, Cultural, History

London Pass (2 Days)

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With so many incredible attractions in London alone, there is a fantastic way to see them all without spending a fortune. The London Pass (2 Days) will gain you entry into over 55 of London's top attractions including Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Hop-on/Hop-off Bus, Thames Cruise and many more.
Time to spend here: 2 days   More information

Great for Family, Essential, Cultural, History

London Pass (3 Days)

London Region

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With so many incredible attractions in London alone, there is a fantastic way to see them all without spending a fortune. The London Pass (3 Days) will gain you entry into over 55 of London's top attractions including Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Hop-on/Hop-off Bus, Thames Cruise and many more.
Time to spend here: 3 days   More information

Great for Family, Essential, Cultural, History

London Pass (6 Days)

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With so many incredible attractions in London alone, there is a fantastic way to see them all without spending a fortune. The London Pass (6 Days) will gain you entry into over 55 of London's top attractions including Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Hop-on/Hop-off Bus, Thames Cruise and many more.
Time to spend here: 6 days   More information

Great for History, Family

London Transport Museum

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Buses, trains and trams abound in this child-friendly museum. Exhibits date from the 1820s to the present day, bringing to life the evolving nature of the capital's famous transport system.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Family

Madame Tussaud's London

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The globally famous wax museum is one of the most visited attractions in London and it's easy to see why. Constantly updated figures make a day trip to Tussauds a memorable experience for visitors from all round the world.
Time to spend here: 4 hours   More information

Great for History

National Maritime Museum

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The largest maritime museum in the world. The museum is home to over 2 million objects related to Great Britain's maritime history. The museum is based in Greenwich.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for Cultural, Arts

National Portrait Gallery

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Founded in 1856 to save and appreciate the likenesses of famous British men and women, the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world.
Time to spend here:    More information

Great for History, Cultural, Family

Natural History Museum

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One of the most beautiful buildings in London, both inside and out, this museum should be top of your list particularly if you are visiting with your family.
Time to spend here: 4 hours   More information

Great for Sports

O2 Arena Roof Walk

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The O2 Arena, in North Greenwich has many regular sporting and entertainment events. One of London's latest attraction is the roof walk across the arena which affords incredible views of the City and has been compared to the Sydney Harbour Bridge Walk experience.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, Essential

Palace of Westminster

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The Palace of Westminster is more commonly known as Big Ben and was the residence of the Kings of England from the eleventh to the sixteenth century. In 1834 almost the entire Palace of Westminster was destroyed by fire. Westminster Hall and the remains of St. Stephens were then incorporated into the new Houses of Parliament, a building designed by Sir Charles Barry that took more than thirty years to construct. The Houses of Parliament were hit by an air raid during the Second World War and the House of Commons Chamber was destroyed. The Chamber has since been rebuilt in the image of the original. Audio tours of the Houses of Parliament offer a unique combination of one thousand years of history, modern day politics and stunning art and architecture.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, British

Royal Air Force Museum

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A Museum celebrating the history of Great Britain's Air Force, complete with plenty examples of war planes throughout the ages.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for British

Royal Ascot

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The Royal Meeting at Royal Ascot racecourse, established in 1768 by Queen Anne, is a national institution in the British summer social calendar as well as being the ultimate stage for the best horseracing in the world. (June)
Time to spend here: 4 hours   More information

Great for History

Royal Observatory Greenwich

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The Royal Observatory is the historic home of British astronomy. Here you will find the famous Meridian Line, dividing the earth's eastern and western hemispheres. This is a popular and fascinating attraction in Greenwich, east of London.
Time to spend here: 1 hour   More information

Great for Cultural, Family

Science Museum

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The Science Museum contains more than 15,000 exhibits from the nation's collection ranging from the Panhard et Levassor car to the Apollo 10 Command capsule. Find out about the science behind crime detection, spying and security.
Time to spend here: 4 hours   More information

Great for History, British, Cultural

Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition

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Housed underneath the famous Globe Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition is dedicated to Shakespeare and his vast effect on the theatrical world, as well as historical artefacts from his time.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, Essential

St Paul's Cathedral

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There has been a Cathedral in London dedicated to St. Paul since as early as the seventh century. The present cathedral is the fourth to occupy the site and was designed by Sir Christopher Wren to replace the one that was destroyed by the great fire of London.
Time to spend here: 1 hour   More information

Great for Arts

Tate Britain

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Tate Britain is the national gallery of British Art, 1500 to the present, as well as the home of the Turner Prize.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Arts

Tate Modern

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Britain's national museum of modern art, housing the Tate's varied collection. With works from famed artists like Dali, Warhol and more, all under the roof of an old power station, Tate is becoming a London icon.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Sports, Family

Thames RIB Experience

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The Thames RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) Experience is the most thrilling way to see London from the river. In just 50 minutes you'll travel from Westminster to Tower Bridge and experience the thrills of making tight figure of eight turns. You may get a little wet but it's worth it for this unforgettable experience right in the heart of central London.
Time to spend here: 1 hour   More information

Great for Arts, British

The British Library

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With exhibits on the Nobel prize, Mozart and Hans Christian Anderson, all of which are available online, the British museum houses many collections that include the arts, music and culture of modern and historical London.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Arts, British, History, Essential, Family

The British Museum

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Most certainly the most visited museum in London, the initial collection was bequeathed by a wealthy Chelsea doctor in 1753. It became a magnet for all the loot being amassed by the British Empire through the 19th century. Key Exhibits include the Egyptian Hall, the Tomb of Payava, the Elgin Marbles and the Sutton Hoo treasure.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for History

The London Dungeon

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The London Dungeon may be described as a museum of simulated horror from history, recalling events of atrocities from the past. You can journey back to the darker side of European history. With over forty exhibits it is not recommended for those of a nervous disposition.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for Cultural, Arts

The National Gallery, London

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The National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of European paintings in the world, from Leonardo da Vinci to Van Gogh. These pictures belong to the public and entrance to see them is free. Regular free guided tours run throughout the day.
Time to spend here: 4 hours   More information

Great for British

The Shard

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Standing at almost twice the height of London's tallest buildings, The Shard offers Europe's tallest public viewing platform with views of 360 degrees on a clear day you can see up to 40 miles away. Space on the three viewing levels are very limited so as to allow time and space for visitors to admire the view from a crowd free perspective. Space is limited and advance booking is essential but with a Great British Trip we can include your ticket as part of your tour.
Time to spend here: 1 hour   More information

Great for History, British, Cultural

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

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Set in 221b Baker Street, this Museum celebrates the famous detective of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's late 19th century stories.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for Essential, History

Tower Bridge

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London's favourite bridge also houses a museum, and offers incredible views of London from its high-level Walkways, as well as information about how the bridge was built and the ships that pass under it.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for Essential, History

Tower of London

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More than 900 years old, the Tower of London is arguably London's most famous tourist attraction, housing the crown jewels (which includes the world-famous Koh-i-Nur diamond), an ancient prison, minting press and tons of London folklore.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for History

Trafalgar Square

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Trafalgar Square (Nelsons Column) was built in honour of Lord Nelson after his victory at the battle of Trafalgar where he was killed in the battle with Napoléon's army. The column stands tall in the square with Lord Nelson presiding over pigeons and visitors.
Time to spend here: 10 minutes   More information

Great for Arts, British

Victoria and Albert Museum

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The Victoria and Albert Museum is the jewel in the crown of London's famous South Kensington cultural area and a "must-see" on every London itinerary. The museum houses 7 miles of exhibition space, containing over 4 million objects drawn from 5000 years of cultural history.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Essential

Visitor Oyster Card

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Getting around central London and further afield couldn't be easier with a great urban transport system which includes the oldest Underground system in the world with the first trains running in 1863, and having the first electric trains to run anywhere in the world by 1890. Despite its age and a number of eccentricities its colour coded easy to use tube map (which has become world famous in itself) helps people navigate the complex system with ease and helps to transport approximately 3 million passengers each day making it the third busiest system in the world. It is also the second longest system in the world. In the past few years a revitalised bus system has combined with the underground and other over ground rail transit lines to improve public transport in the city.The Add to Itinerary button above will include a pre-loaded Oyster Card (discount travel pass) in your tour.
Time to spend here: N/A   More information

Great for Arts, Family, Cultural

West End Shows

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London's West End theatres are some of the best in the world. We can arrange tickets for all of London's West End Shows for you, either choosing the best deal available on the dates you are travelling or choosing a specific show of your choice.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, Essential

Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey has been the location for every coronation since 1066. Today the abbey is still used for worship and important national events.
Time to spend here: 1 hour   More information

Great for Essential, History

Windsor Castle

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Windsor is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty The Queen. Its rich history spans almost 1000 years. The Castle covers an area of about 5 hectares (13 acres) and contains magnificent State Apartments furnished with treasures from the Royal Collection, St George's Chapel, and Queen Mary's Dolls House, a masterpiece in miniature.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Great for Beauty

Windsor Great Park

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South of the town centre is Windsor Great Park, which incorporates woodland, monuments, lakes and its own estate village. You can even take a horse drawn carriage through the park.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Great for History, British

Winston Churchill's Britain at War Experience

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This museum truly allows patrons to experience life during one of the most important events of the 20th century as it recreates London during the Blitz in a realistic interactive experience.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information