On second thought, spend your few pre-trip minutes deciding whether you want to reenact scenes from Sweeney Todd on Fleet Street or go full Sherlock and Watson with your best friend on Baker Street. Why not both? Once you get to “The Big Smoke”, you’ve got time—just ask our buddy Big Ben. Squander it on walking tours, shopping sprees and a few dance clubs. It might be hard to picture a Briton busting a move, but you’ll just have to spend your holiday in London and see for yourself, guvna!
You could hit the ground running, but if you don’t have a natural sense of direction after catching a flight on the fly, take a spin on the London Eye, an observation wheel located on the River Thames across the Westminster Bridge from Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. If you have a taste for the macabre, you won’t have to look far from the Eye to find the London Dungeon, a living history attraction with actors and gallows. The history doesn’t live long (as you can guess) but don’t lose your head. We never said London holidays were normal, after all. When you’re ready to return to the present day, turn the key in one of our awesome London car hire options and cruise over to check out a travelling exhibition at The O2, a space-age arena in Greenwich. While you’re in the British capital, you’ve got to haunt the halls of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square and let things get weird at the Tate Modern, since when it comes to art “modern” often means “strange”.
Save with one of our London packages, because you’ve got some splurging to do. For a little of everything from snacks to accessories, head to Covent Garden on the waterfront. Feeling fancy? Shop palace-side in Kensington, west of Soho. Marylebone may be Sherlock Holmes’ home base, but you don’t need to be a detective to find a little somethin’-somethin’ to take home.
Speaking of Marylebone, eat here. Pubs and bistros line the streets, and on a sunny day—yes, those happen in London—score a seat on a patio for brunch. Speaking of brunch, munch away the morning in Brixton, home to hole-in-the-wall cafes where you can chat with locals over some of the city’s freshest fare.
Sure, Londoners seem polished over afternoon tea, but in the mural-splashed streets of Shoreditch, you’ll get a mouthful of inventive drinks and a night of hopping from one warehouse dance floor to the next. To relax on quieter streets, scoop up London accommodation deals in the more refined City of London neighbourhood, on the north bank of the Thames.
Bundle up deals with our London holiday packages. We’ve got the best airfares and accommodation; the chocolate biscuits and dungeon tours are up to you—if you’re into that.
Located in Hillingdon, this eco-friendly hotel is 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Stockley Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Twickenham Stadium and Brunel University. ...
Leonardo London Heathrow AirportNZ$79Leonardo London Heathrow AirportNZ$79
16 Aug. - 17 Aug.
Located in Hillingdon, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Twickenham Stadium, Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace. Richmond Park and Thorpe Park are also ...
Novotel London Heathrow Airport T1 T2 and T3NZ$117Novotel London Heathrow Airport T1 T2 and T3NZ$117
9 Aug. - 10 Aug.
Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tower Bridge and Tower of London. Borough Market and Museum of London are also ...
Leonardo Royal London Tower BridgeNZ$185Leonardo Royal London Tower BridgeNZ$185
16 Aug. - 17 Aug.
Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London. Tower Bridge and The British Museum are also ...
Leonardo Royal London St Paul’sNZ$191Leonardo Royal London St Paul’sNZ$191
15 Aug. - 16 Aug.
Located in Hillingdon, this hotel is 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from Twickenham Stadium, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle. Westfield ...
Atrium Hotel HeathrowNZ$108Atrium Hotel HeathrowNZ$108
7 Aug. - 8 Aug.
Located in London City Centre, this spa hotel is steps away from Southbank Centre Book Market and Florence Nightingale Museum. St. Thomas' Hospital and Sea Life ...
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge LondonNZ$236Park Plaza Westminster Bridge LondonNZ$236
5 Aug. - 6 Aug.
Located in London City Centre, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of The British Museum, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Piccadilly Circus. Hyde ...
SACO FitzroviaNZ$245SACO FitzroviaNZ$245
16 Aug. - 17 Aug.
Located in Hillingdon, this hotel is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Stockley Park and within 9 miles (15 km) of Brunel University and Twickenham Stadium. Windsor Castle ...
Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminal 2 and 3NZ$187Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminal 2 and 3NZ$187
7 Aug. - 8 Aug.
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Lastminute.co.nz from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.