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.
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Park Plaza Westminster Bridge LondonNZ$350Park Plaza Westminster Bridge LondonNZ$350
15 Dec. - 16 Dec.
Located in Hillingdon, this luxury hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Stockley Park, London Motor Museum and Windsor Castle. Legoland is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away. ...
Sofitel London HeathrowNZ$278Sofitel London HeathrowNZ$278
30 Nov. - 1 Dec.
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Hyatt Place London Heathrow AirportNZ$111Hyatt Place London Heathrow AirportNZ$111
8 Dec. - 9 Dec.
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tower Bridge, Tower of London and HMS Belfast. Tower Gateway Station is 6 minutes by ...
The Tower HotelNZ$220The Tower HotelNZ$220
15 Dec. - 16 Dec.
Located in London City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Covent Garden Market, Piccadilly Circus and London Dungeon. Big Ben and ...
The Strand Palace HotelNZ$303The Strand Palace HotelNZ$303
15 Dec. - 16 Dec.
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is steps away from St. Paul's Cathedral and London Stock Exchange. Old Bailey and Museum of London are also within ...
Club Quarters Hotel, St. Paul'sNZ$212Club Quarters Hotel, St. Paul'sNZ$212
24 Nov. - 25 Nov.
Located in Hillingdon, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Stockley Park and 3 mi (4.9 km) from London Motor Museum. Brunel University and Twickenham Stadium ...
Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminal 2 and 3NZ$220Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminal 2 and 3NZ$220
28 Nov. - 29 Nov.
Located in London City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Imperial War Museum, Westminster Bridge and Sea Life London Aquarium. Coca-Cola ...
Marlin WaterlooNZ$238Marlin WaterlooNZ$238
17 Nov. - 18 Nov.
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Lastminute.co.nz from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, 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.