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Iconic Music Spots in Londonstillontheroad (Giada Matera) One of the many reasons why I love this city so much is because it has been the inspiration to so many musicians. Plus, I'm a huge fan of The Beatles, so... #London
10 London cafes to get work donemustangdmv (Danielle Call) For those trips where you still need to get some work done a cafe with good wifi is a must. These are a few cafes I plan to check out.
10 Spots for Afternoon Tea in Londonmustangdmv (Danielle Call) No trip to London would be complete without a proper afternoon tea experience. The problem is choosing just one or two of these to explore. Each offers a unique experience and a range of tea and pastries.
London Eatsmustangdmv (Danielle Call) One of my favorite things to do while traveling is finding great local spots to eat, and this visit to London is no different.
London - Easy On The Eyes Restaurantsstillontheroad (Giada Matera)
Best places for Ale #beerneil.spurgeon (Neil Spurgeon) The best pubs for buying decent Ale such as Shepheard Neame Spitfire, Fullers London Pride or (joke) Watney’s Red Barrel
London - and the Thamesgill.laugharne (Gill Gibson) A couple of quiet places - away from the madding crowds!
Farehamneil.spurgeon (Neil Spurgeon) Things to go to to put you in a holiday mood in Fareham, Hampshire: Fernham Hall, to take in a show The Library, to find some travel guides Thomas Cook, to book a holiday Lucketts, to book a coach trip The Red Lion, to drink several pints The Buccaneer, to have a meal Redland Lane School, to take a half term break
Places to buy gifts in southern Hampshireneil.spurgeon (Neil Spurgeon) Kathy’s seaside treats bakery, Lee on the Solent Soothills, Fareham Emma’s, Lee on the Solent Soothills, Locks Heath The Works, Fareham Soothills, Stubbington The Cabin, Lee on the Solent B and M, Fareham Boots the chemist, Fareham
Londonmustangdmv (Danielle Call) On a quick trip to London there are some definite must see sights!
Somerset, Englandmeandering_wild (Suzanne E) This is home for me
Bomb Rooftop Bars in Londonbriari (Briona Lamback)
London in One Daystillontheroad (Giada Matera) Getting the most of London in one day is not easy, but here is an attempt. #London
Bomb Beaches Near Londongeorgierdarling (Georgie Darling)
London, England ✔️themarvelousmrsm (Josette Faye Mamsaang) Our first trip to London in 2014.
Easy Day Trips from Londonbriari (Briona Lamback) London is a big city full of all the things that we love most about the world’s best concrete jungles: great food, historic pubs, diverse nightlife, rooftop bars, and a thriving arts scene. If you want it, London’s got it. But while the Big Smoke has something for literally everyone, it does lack beaches, a quaintness, and the kind of charm that only a small town can afford. If you’re looking to make a quick getaway, all of the places on this list are within a two-hour journey from London (and can be explored solo). Here are the 7 best day trips from London.
Embrace Naturemichaelydia205 (Lydia Michael) Top national parks in the UK
Autumn colours in the UKmeandering_wild (Suzanne E)
Ancient Monuments in the UKmeandering_wild (Suzanne E)
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