Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 CENAZ airport shuttle - Prague?
  2. 2 Paris to Bordeaux
  3. 3 Paris and England, 14 days on the ground
  4. 4 Champs Elysee: worth an afternoon or too tacky?
  5. 5 What's the hotel policy regarding bringing in guests to your room?
  6. 6 Andalucia Spain
  7. 7 Day trips from milano and torino december 2017
  8. 8 Coastal daytrip from Dartmoor Park
  9. 9 What's it like staying in a big agriturismo-like complex?
  10. 10 Best boutique hotel in London for honeymoon
  11. 11 Trip Report MaiTaiTom Gets The Royal Treatment…Two Weeks Exploring London and Scotland
  12. 12 Anyone have a pocket wifi for international travel?
  13. 13 Trip Report Bastille Day Fireworks, Paris
  14. 14 8 days in Ireland -- where to go??!!
  15. 15 Barcelona - places to stay
  16. 16 Trip Report My delightful sampling of Switzerland’s gems, with many thanks
  17. 17 2 days in Amsterdam after river cruise
  18. 18 Bus Nice Airport to Frejus
  19. 19 Christmas Markets 2017
  20. 20 Language to use in Belgium
  21. 21 Private Ephesus Tour Companies
  22. 22 Istanbul at Easter
  23. 23 Palermo Apartment
  24. 24 Please help 21 day driving tour Wales & Southern England Sept 2017
  25. 25 SURPRISE TRIP
View next 25 » Back to the top

First time to London - 6 nites in Aug - stay in London only??

Jump to last reply

Hello All, this will be my first trip to London. I want to do the city trip (major sights etc). I need help and suggestion in shaping the trip.

1) I have a 6 nights round trip to/from London at the end of Aug. Do I need 6 days to do the London city trip and hence stay in London only? If only 4-5 days is adequate, should I do an overnight trip to a nearby town? Or just do day trips and base in London?

2) If day trips are possible, any suggestion on which towns? Bath, Cotswolds etc??

3) Should I joint a tour bus or go independent for day trips? Should I book tour ride or bus ticket beforehand or buy them when I am there?

3) London hotel. Since my trip is in Aug, should I book now? Many good prices are non-cancelable and non-refundable, I don't want to book now and limit myself of the possibility to visit somewhere other than the city. Unless, base on your suggestion, I can use London as a base for the trip.

4) London hotel. I like a central convenient location for city touring and dining (close to metro and some attractions within walking distance of 1 mile or so). I am hoping to find something around 150pounds+/-10% for a double room. I am looking at Novotel London City South since it is close to metro, Borough market and walking distance to many places. Any comment or suggestion?

Thank you so much.

27 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement