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Craig’s review of Changing the Guard, at Horse Guards Parade

Changing the Guard, at Horse Guards Parade Easy to get to?Good for kids?
Value for money?freeWorth a visit?203

Not a lot of tourists know about Changing the Guard at Horse Guards which is a shame, because in some respects it's better than the one at Buckingham Palace. But I don't mean better as in better better ... one at Buckingham Palace is def... more

 

Craig’s review of House of Lords -- Public Gallery

House of Lords -- Public Gallery Easy to get to?Good for kids?
Value for money?freeWorth a visit?303

Given a choice between visiting the House of Commons and the House of Lords I'll always choose the Lords, because the decorations are better. But if you're a tourist then I definitely recommend the Commons ...ause that's where you'll see... more

 

Craig’s review of Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace

Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace Easy to get to?Good for kids?
Value for money?freeWorth a visit?303

This is what the final five minutes of Armageddon is going to be like, with everyone crushed up against the Pearly Gates with their heads wedged between the metal bars trying to get a look inside. To say this place gets packed would be a ma... more

 

Our city guide has hundreds of London’s landmarks and attractions for tourists to visit

London Palladium – The Palladium, famous for ‘Last Night at the London Palladium’, is in Argyll Street, near Oxford Circus.
National Maritime Museum – The National Maritime Museum contains the actual jacket that Admiral Nelson wore at Trafalgar.
Natural History Museum – The Natural History Museum covers everything from long-dead dinosaurs to erupting volcanoes.
Somerset House – Somerset House was built between 1776 and 1786 on the Duke of Somerset’s Tudor Palace.

London holiday planner

Check out our guide to visiting London in one day, London in two days, London in three days, London in four days and London in one week. Our city guide also has family-friendly itineraries with ideas for one day in London with kids and two days in London with kids

London chat forum

Our London message board has discussions about attractions and events, tips on using the buses and trains, the best places to stay and the best places to eat and drink in London

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Day Trip!!!! Any Advice?  Thanks for the advice but fear not....we are only planning visiting for photo ops for th... more

London events guide

Our London city guide has all the upcoming events and exhibitions in the capital

Christmas in London · Christmas pantos · Outdoor ice rinks

What’s on in London today · What’s on in London tomorrow · What’s on this weekend

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Theatre shows in London

Theatre guide with the best West End shows

Some of the most popular theatre shows in London include Kite Runner, Buried Child, Stepping Out, An American In Paris, Dirty Dancing and Dick Whittington

Music concerts in London

The best music gigs and concerts in London

Some of the most popular music concerts in our London guide includes Busted, Green Day, Lara Fabian, Placebo, Culture Club and Fatboy Slim

Comedy in London

Guide to the best comedy gigs in London

Some of the most popular comedy gigs in our London events guide include Richard Herring, James Acaster, Jo Caulfield, Jack Whitehall, Stewart Lee and John Shuttleworth

Children’s events in London

Guide to the best family events in London

Some of the most popular kids events in London include Sleeping Beauty Panto, Snowman, Muppet Christmas Carol, Arsenal FC Guided Tour,

Classical music in London

A guide to classical ballets and operas

Some of the most popular classical music in London includes Rigoletto, Winters Tale, Madam Butterfly, Adriana Lecouvreur, Exterminating Angel and Partenope

Top 10 Things to Do in London

Your London holiday wouldn’t be complete without riding the London Eye, watching Tower Bridge raise, and seeing Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

See which is the best London guidebook, the best London map, what to pack for your holiday and what cheesy London souvenirs to buy!

Our London city guide has lots of popular events and tourist attractions for you to visit

Changing the Guard – No London holiday is complete without seeing the soldiers outside the palace
Climb up Big Ben – Did you know that you can get a ticket to climb up to the top of the Big Ben tower?
Ceremony of the Keys – See the 700 year old ceremony where they lock up the Tower of London
The Shard – The highest viewing platform in London can be found at the top of The Shard skyscraper
Covent Garden – London tourists always enjoy watching the free street entertainers in Covent Garden

Our London guide has hundreds of London events, tourist attractions and things to do:

Art exhibitions in London · Photography exhibitions · Museum exhibitions in London

Your holiday in London wouldn’t be complete without a bit of pomp and pageantry:

Royal events in London · Religious events in London · Military ceremonies and parades

How about doing some London sightseeing on a guided tour or a sightseeing bus?

London guided tours · London outdoor events · Places to go in London for a great view · Sports events in London · Free events in London

Hotels · Restaurants · Pubs and clubs

We also have a London directory filled with hundreds of places to eat, drink and sleep

 
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