Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Last minute tips or ideas for London, please.

Jump to last reply

We are repeat visitors and have been quite recently, but I thought I'd run down my itinerary and ask a few questions. Also, if anyone has any great ideas, I'd be happy to hear them.

We were in London for a few days in October, but I wasn't well and was under a lot of horrible stress and pressure, so this trip is a do-over. In October, we enjoyed art and shopping, but didn't get to any restaurants, other than a lunch and a snack.

This time, we are moving slowly, and have dinner reservations for every night of our week.

For art, we plan on seeing the Manet, the Man Ray portraits, and Nature photographs of the year, which are at the Natural Science Museum.

We are seeing a dance performance at the Barbican (Deborah Colker).

Places I have never been :
British Museum (I know!)
The Saatchi Gallery
Tate Modern (I know)
The Wallace Collection

Of course there are more, but these are at the top of my list.

We have a day trip planned to Cambridge. We were going to try to visit Ely Cathedral on the same day, but have curtailed that part of the plan.

We are staying in a London Perfect apartment at Queen's Gate. Using Oyster cards and 2-for-1 offers through our round trip Gatwick train tickets.

I would love to hear about the possibilities of repertory film in London. I expected to be able to easily find a lot of venues and listings (hoping it would be like NYC) but I'm not having much luck. I would appreciate any guidance on this topic.

Also if anyone has visited any galleries or exhibitions lately that were great, I'd love to know.

I guess that's it for now. I just want to talk about my trip.

21 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Good Flamenco in Seville
  2. 2 Questions on Cork and Another Irish Town Suggestion!
  3. 3 wineries near Ronda
  4. 4 One Town on the Amalfi Coast
  5. 5 Dress Code for the Vatican
  6. 6 A Vote for Malta: Most Rude.
  7. 7 Scotland - 1 week itinerary
  8. 8 Trip Report Madrid and London
  9. 9 Hotel Millesime or Hotel des Marronniers or Hotel du Danube
  10. 10 Trip Report Middle Aged Regular American Guy Review of the Amalfi Coast
  11. 11 Greek Itinerary advice needed, please.
  12. 12 Advice on 8 day England Itinerary - No London
  13. 13 your favorite coasts/shores, lake or sea
  14. 14 Trip Report Down in the River To Say "Bore Da": Wales May/June 2014
  15. 15 Trip Report Italy Trip: Another Scrap With Friction
  16. 16 Anyone familiar with Villa Treville?
  17. 17 travel to western Europe from India
  18. 18 Tour Group Operators
  19. 19 Spain Trip Ideas -Critique Welcome
  20. 20 Rotterdam - Amsterdam Parking
  21. 21 Barcelona trip (La Festa Gracia! and more)
  22. 22 Paris: A Classical Music Concert
  23. 23 One week in Ireland itinerary
  24. 24 Sunday Times Travel Magazine: Beach Hotels
  25. 25 Is it okay to wear a US service hat?
View next 25 » Back to the top