London Historic Vacations

London Historic Vacations
London, the largest city of the United Kingdom, is home to nearly 7 million residents. With religious sites, such as St. Paul's Cathedral, historic and cultural attractions as well as large historical parks and open spaces, London is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts, international travelers and families in search of engaging and educational attractions.

St. Paul's Cathedral

At only £10 for adult admission, visitors can tour the whole of the Cathedral, including the top of the dome for a day of cultural and recreational fun. Visitors are encouraged to make the 500-plus stair climb to the top of the dome, where they can enjoy a spectacular perspective of London. Tour highlights include the Nave, the North and South Aisle, the North and South Transept, the Quire, North Quire Aisle, South Quire Aisle and the Apse.

St. Paul's Cathredal
The Chapter House
St Paul's Churchyard
+ 020 7236 4128 / 7246 8350

Tower of London

The Tower of London offers 10 not to be missed activities and events, including The White Tower, Henry VIII: Dressed to Kill, the Crown Jewels, Lady Jane Grey graffiti, the Prisoners exhibition, Tower Green, Medieval Palace and family-fun activities, such as the Yeoman Warder tour. Other activities at the Tower of London include group and walking tours and ice skating. Tickets can be purchased online. Adult ticket costs £17 and a child ticket costs £9.50. Family tickets are also available.

Tower of London
Tower Hill
Tower Hill tube London EC3N 4AB
+ 44 870 756 6060

Historic Parks

Exploration starts at Kensington Gardens, a great park with sidewalks for runners, walkers and rollerbladers as well as fields for soccer games. Next, head over to Green Park, a large historic park that encompasses Buckingham Palace, the Palace Gardens, the Queen's Gallery and a memorial to Queen Victoria. Joggers, walkers and outdoor enthusiasts will also enjoy Hampstead Heath, a historical park famous for its trails and lakeside events.

Kensington Gardens
Kensington Rd, London W8

Green Park
South of Piccadilly, London SW1

Hampstead Heath
London NW3

Article Written By Charlie Gaston

Charlie Gaston has written numerous instructional articles on topics ranging from business to communications and estate planning. Gaston holds a bachelor's degree in international business and a master's degree in communications. She is fluent in Spanish and has extensive travel experience.

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