Leeds Castle & Punting Tour

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Planning a trip to the loveliest castle in the world and being able to avail of a special opportunity of punting along the moat is the best thing you can experience on a trip.  From discovering the fascinating history from soaking in the beautiful views of the castle, the trip has all that you have desired of.

 

Highlights: Leeds Castle & Punting Tour

  • Visit and explore the loveliest and majestic Leeds castle.
  • Explore the home of Tudor King Henry VIII.
  • Discover the captivating history of the Castle.
  • Explore exuberant State Rooms
  • Enjoy punting on the moat in the castle and get a chance to dip in the beautiful and exotic views.

 

Leeds Castle

The top attraction of the UK allows you to explore the home of Henry VIII and his wife, Catherine of Aragon. Alongside this, you will also see the Royal State Rooms and the fascinating parkland surrounding the Castle. Venturing through the fortress and uncovering the history pages are some attractions that will keep your interest high at the place.

 

Punting on the Moat

The trip will also allow you to punt along the moat and live the excellent views of Leeds Castle from tranquil waters. Get settled on the wooden punts and simply relax while the Plantagenet will take you to a tour of the Castle surroundings. Who would want to miss this?

 

Falconry Displays

Leeds Castle is also known for its fascinating Falconry displays. This display features a huge variety of birds like Falcons, Vulture, owls, and Hawks. This is something that you have not seen before and will not forget it for a very long time.

 

Leeds Castle’s Wildlife

After exploring the magnificent fortress, you will arrive at exquisite grounds that will keep you amazed from the time you arrived there. There is a 500-acre estate area where you can see wildlife you have never seen before. You can see jays, sparrow hawks, and great-spotted woodpeckers. Additionally, while punting on the moat, you will also discover beautiful black and whooper swans.

 

 

Windsor and Stonehenge Tour

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Two of the top historic attraction of the United Kingdom is Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and has managed to attract thousands of visitors from across the world. So, if you have planned a visit to these historical places, it is important that you know about these landmarks.

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is situated in the antiquated town of Windsor and holds a very rich royal history. Visiting the Castle will let you discover why it was the favorite of the royal residence. From lavishing royal State Rooms which decorated with world-famous masterpieces by Rembrandt and Leonardo Da Vinci, the castle holds extraordinary treasure from the royal history.

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and allows you to see 5,000 old monuments. These monuments are set against the dramatic backdrop of Salisbury Plain and allow you to work out yourself as for how did they get there or why are they there.

 

What you can do there

 

  • Explore the Windsor Castle and relive the history of royal residence.
  • Visit the prehistoric rock formations and explore yourself how the stones placed there.
  • Explore the Visitor Center of Stonehenge where you can bring to life the history of Stone Circle.
  • Get to know about 900 years of British history.
  • Explore the State Apartments that are equipping with masterpieces by Gainsborough and Rembrandt.
  • Visit St. George Chapel, the place where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot.

 

Nearby places to visit

Both Windsor castle and Stonehenge lies in the west of London where there are many other places that you can plan to visit. Highlighted places are Bath and Oxford where you can find the abundance of history as well as beauty in equal measures. You can explore Roman and Georgian architecture along with several other sights that will behold you.

 

Things to do in London during summer

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Things to do in London during summer

When London’s temperatures are starting to rise, the rains are fewer and it’s open season for all the events!
During summer time, London is a great place for entertainment and the perfect place for experimenting with different sensations. Because there is a lot to see, we handpicked for all the happy travelers a list of the top events to go to this summer.

Outdoor activities

When the thermometers reach higher temperatures, the entire outdoor environment comes to life and is ready to offer the audience great times. You can start with some amazing food and drinks at the Ales Tales Festival, party wild on the Thames at the Silent Sound Boat Party or enjoy magical plays at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. It’s impossible not to find something to do only while wandering London’s streets!

Sport and outdoor activities

Anyone in the mood for some sports? You can really have a great time by playing tennis in the parks, horse riding in Richmond Park or Hyde Park, paddle up on the Thames, play a round of mini golf in Putt in the Park, go on wild adventures in Trent Park or take the famous four-wheel bicycles from Santander Cycles.

Experience an authentic summertime in London

To taste a little the British summer routine, you can try involving in activities such as buying some fresh fruits and vegetables from any one of London’s markets and then head out for a chill summer afternoon on a picnic in Crystal Palace Park. If you’re in the mood for a walk, you can try the finest Kew Gardens to smell the roses or meet the animals from Madchute Farm.

Go wild

Once you step out of your hotel, you have millions of options on how to spend your time. You can even go on a search for a beach right in the heart of London. If you didn’t know, Thames has a small beach near the Tower Bridge. Also, you can go on a summer safari at the zoo with music, tours, and refreshments at ZSL London Zoo.

Do you have any other summer activities on your list? Let us know what are your favorite activities are and what are your plans for this summer.
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Top shopping places in London

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Top shopping places in London

Whether it is a business trip, a city break or a romantic getaway, shopping is usually a mandatory ‘add-on’ when visiting London.
From luxury designer shops to souvenir stores, London is the ideal place to shop till you drop. Why you ask? All kinds of great shops are on display, global and local, an excellent customer service and the cool British vibe that encourages you to spend more and more… Take an extra luggage with you and visit all the stores from our list of recommendations we spotted in London especially for you:

Oxford Street

The famous Oxford Street is well known as the heart of London shopping or as we would like to say, the heaven of shopping. This is the place where famous designer shops meet with landmark stores and it’s impossible not to find what you want for advantageous discounts.

Margo Tip: Don’t forget your comfy shoes, this street may cause you back pains…It is long but offers all the top brands!

Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

For a fabulous shopping session, you can try London’s trendiest fashion boutiques. Young designers are exposing their unique creations in individual boutiques, but also you can find renowned brands like Barbour and Belstaff.

Knightsbridge

If you’re looking for high-end fashion from famous designers, then this is the place for you. Renowned brands such as Harrods are attracting more and more avid shoppers every year. The ideal location for shopaholics.

Margo Tip: follow the opening of the sales season throughout the year, when you can catch real bargains of top brands!

Marylebone High Street 

An elegant street that hosts plenty of stores such as Cath Kidston and also food specialties. This place has been described as “The Hidden Wonder of the West End” and truly deserves its title.

Westfield London

If you’re more like the mall type, Westfield London is an American style shopping mall that brings together clothing stores, food and, obviously, a giant theatre. There you can find street fashion shops along with luxury brands, making the ideal place to spend time on a rainy day.

Margo Tip: a great option for shopping in London on a rainy and cold day!

Carnaby Street

Step into a vibrant street, the place where fashion and culture were born and to this day, maintain the tradition. Filled with more than 100 brands and 60 elegant restaurants, Carnaby Street is the perfect place to get into the real British shopping spirit and fill your bags with high-end fashionable items.

Savile Row

Get into the old-fashioned style of shopping on Savile Row – the place where you can find stores that can craft you fabulous handmade suits, the well-known British tailoring. Explore the picturesque street and have an amazing shopping experience.

Secret London Shops

For a truly original shopping session dedicated to shopaholics, we handpicked some of the top “underground” locations, hidden from the world’s eyes. Starting with LN-CC fashion outlet factory, you can try the fine-cut clothes from Pistol Panties, enter a cool shop for movie lovers at Umit & Son and chill afterward with a delicious cupcake and an excellent tea at The Tea Room.
We would love hearing your ideas and plans – feel free to leave your comments here or on our FacebookInstagram or Twitter

Our London expert team is here to help with advice for the best visit in London! Contact us for guidance.

Top shopping places in London

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Top shopping places in London

Whether it is a business trip, a city break or a romantic getaway, shopping is usually a mandatory ‘add-on’ when visiting London.
From luxury designer shops to souvenir stores, London is the ideal place to shop till you drop. Why you ask? All kinds of great shops are on display, global and local, an excellent customer service and the cool British vibe that encourages you to spend more and more… Take an extra luggage with you and visit all the stores from our list of recommendations we spotted in London especially for you:

Oxford Street

The famous Oxford Street is well known as the heart of London shopping or as we would like to say, the heaven of shopping. This is the place where famous designer shops meet with landmark stores and it’s impossible not to find what you want for advantageous discounts.

Margo Tip: Don’t forget your comfy shoes, this street may cause you back pains…It is long but offers all the top brands!

Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

For a fabulous shopping session, you can try London’s trendiest fashion boutiques. Young designers are exposing their unique creations in individual boutiques, but also you can find renowned brands like Barbour and Belstaff.

Knightsbridge

If you’re looking for high-end fashion from famous designers, then this is the place for you. Renowned brands such as Harrods are attracting more and more avid shoppers every year. The ideal location for shopaholics.

Margo Tip: follow the opening of the sales season throughout the year, when you can catch real bargains of top brands!

Marylebone High Street 

An elegant street that hosts plenty of stores such as Cath Kidston and also food specialties. This place has been described as “The Hidden Wonder of the West End” and truly deserves its title.

Westfield London

If you’re more like the mall type, Westfield London is an American style shopping mall that brings together clothing stores, food and, obviously, a giant theatre. There you can find street fashion shops along with luxury brands, making the ideal place to spend time on a rainy day.

Margo Tip: a great option for shopping in London on a rainy and cold day!

Carnaby Street

Step into a vibrant street, the place where fashion and culture were born and to this day, maintain the tradition. Filled with more than 100 brands and 60 elegant restaurants, Carnaby Street is the perfect place to get into the real British shopping spirit and fill your bags with high-end fashionable items.

Savile Row

Get into the old-fashioned style of shopping on Savile Row – the place where you can find stores that can craft you fabulous handmade suits, the well-known British tailoring. Explore the picturesque street and have an amazing shopping experience.

Secret London Shops

For a truly original shopping session dedicated to shopaholics, we handpicked some of the top “underground” locations, hidden from the world’s eyes. Starting with LN-CC fashion outlet factory, you can try the fine-cut clothes from Pistol Panties, enter a cool shop for movie lovers at Umit & Son and chill afterward with a delicious cupcake and an excellent tea at The Tea Room.
We would love hearing your ideas and plans – feel free to leave your comments here or on our FacebookInstagram or Twitter

Our London expert team is here to help with advice for the best visit in London! Contact us for guidance.