London Attractions

Must See:

Relax in Covent Garden in the West End, a popular shopping and tourist area containing the Royal Opera House. Wander the central square with its street performers and the surrounding lane containing highlights including the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and the London Transport Museum. The old covered market at the centre’s hub now contains cafes, pubs, small shops, and a craft market.

Must Do

Explore the highlights of London. In the morning shop at Spitalfields, London’s oldest market with over 100 eclectic stalls. Tour St Paul’s Cathedral with its elegant neoclassical dome, among the tallest in the world. In the afternoon take a trip on the London Eye, at 135m the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, offering breathtaking views over the capital. And, to finish the day, take a guided tour of the Tower of London

What’s New

As Europe’s largest urban shopping centre at 1.9 million sq ft (180,000 sq m), Westfield Stratford City offers a dynamic and mix of over 360 retail brands, anchored by John Lewis, Waitrose, Marks and Spencer and a 17-screen 3D Vue cinema.

The Thames cable car is a cable car link across the River Thames in London. The service opened in June 2012 and comprises a one kilometer gondola line that crosses the River Thames from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks.

Don’t Go Home Without

Covering 183 acres (74ha), Greenwich is the oldest Royal Park, home to a small herd of Fallow and Red deer. It’s hilltop location provides sweeping views across the Thames to St Paul’s Cathedral and beyond. Greenwich Park is home to The Old Royal Observatory, the Observatory Planetarium, a bandstand, a children’s playground and hosts entertainment including puppet shows and workshops.

Tips

Ensure you book early for your show at the O2 Arena as they are typically sell-out performances. The O2 on the Greenwich peninsula in South-East London is a state-of-the-art concert arena. It also includes a music club, cinema, exhibition space, and piazzas surrounded by bars and restaurants. It’s just a 15 minute ride on The Tube.

Purchase tickets to top West End theatre show with up to 50% off tickets… visit the ticket booth in Westfield’s shopping centre.