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Get set for a taste of both the historic and the modern with flights and vacations in London. Take a history lesson while you tour the Tower of London, or get the lay of the land with a ride on the London Eye. With so much to see and do, there’s plenty for everyone in London.

Home to well known landmarks, designer shopping, and a vibrant arts and theatre community, it’s no wonder so many choose to spend their vacations in London. And with flights from British Airways, you’ll arrive in England in style. With daily flights to London from 20 US cities, it is never out of reach.

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Curious London: a weekend guide

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re about to land in London. You’ve already crossed off the capital’s major sights, shops, museums and restaurants on previous visits, and you’re up for discovering something new. Our 48-hour guide uncovers the lesser-known corners of the capital, with tips for avoiding the crowds and secret alternatives to the usual tourist haunts – ensuring you’ll have a truly curious London weekend.

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Classic London: a weekend guide

London has layers of history, world-class museums and some of the most recognizable sights in the world, familiar from films and literature. It’s a huge city, but first-time visitors needn’t venture far from the centre, which is easy enough to get around. With a bit of careful planning, it’s possible to pack a lot in to make the most of 48 hours in the capital.

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What’s on in London this Spring.

What’s on in London this Spring

London is warming up. Spring in the city means a new theatre season, great gigs and world-class exhibitions. Enjoy being outdoors in the parks and squares, with fine weather bringing the daffodils and St Patrick’s Day bringing its lively parade.

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Bloomsbury & St Pancras
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Bloomsbury & St Pancras

Bloomsbury has attracted writers and liberal thinkers for centuries. Streets lined with Victorian architecture and beautiful garden squares contribute to its distinctive village feel. Our bestselling hotel in this area is 3* Royal National – it’s basic but, as a comfortable base in a great location, it is ideal. Alternatively, the luxury 5* Rosewood London in High Holborn will have you arriving in style – through an archway into a grand Edwardian Courtyard. The hotel is home to Scarves Bar, which features over 1000 antique books and mesmerising illustrations by caricaturist Gerald Scarfe. King's Cross St Pancras is one of London’s most newly regenerated areas and an exciting place to be. Here you’ll find The British Museum, The British Library and the much underrated Charles Dickens’ Museum. Fantastic transport links provide easy access around London, and across the UK, with Eurostar serving London's high-speed rail link with Paris, Brussels and continental Europe too.

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