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Greater London

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Densely populated Greater London bustles with the energy, as more than 8.6 million of its residents go about their daily lives. A trip to Greater London offers chances to not only explore the center of the city, but also the many boroughs that surround it, each boasting its own distinctive character. From extensive museums and iconic historical buildings to a pumping nightlife scene and ever-expanding cafe culture, the diverse capital of the United Kingdom has something to offer any visitor. Getting around during a Greater London holiday is a breeze, with the city's famed underground rail network--affectionately known as "the tube"--providing comprehensive connections throughout the city. Our United Kingdom trip planner allows you to schedule your trip to Greater London, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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Places to visit in Greater London

Richmond-upon-Thames Trip planner BEST FOR: Garden, Park, Architectural Building Brentford Trip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Garden, Science Museum Bromley Trip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, Nightlife, Spa Croydon Trip planner BEST FOR: Nightlife, Entertainment Center, History Museum Uxbridge Trip planner BEST FOR: Military Museum, Shopping Mall, Playground

Popular things to do in Greater London

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The Musical Museum ©
Specialty Museum
The Musical Museum Brentford
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Richmond Park ©
Park
Richmond Park Richmond-upon-Thames
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Chislehurst Caves ©
Cave
Chislehurst Caves Chislehurst
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Bushy Park ©
Park
Bushy Park Hampton Hill
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Greater London

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Battle of Britain Bunker ©
Military Museum
Battle of Britain Bunker Uxbridge
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
William Morris Gallery ©
Specialty Museum
William Morris Gallery Walthamstow
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Croydon Airport Visitor Centre ©
History Museum
Croydon Airport Visitor Centre Croydon
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar ©
Specialty Museum
Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar Biggin Hill
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Parks in Greater London

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ©
World heritage site
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Kew
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Isabella Plantation ©
Garden
Isabella Plantation Richmond-upon-Thames
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Valentines Park ©
Park
Valentines Park Ilford
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Danson Park ©
Park
Danson Park Bexleyheath
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Greater London

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London Designer Outlet ©
Shopping Mall
London Designer Outlet Wembley
3.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
The Glades, Bromley ©
Shopping Mall
The Glades, Bromley Bromley
3.4
Duration: 2 hours
Bianca Marton Chocolates ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Bianca Marton Chocolates Brentford
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Duck Pond Market
Farmers Market
Duck Pond Market Ruislip
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Greater London

Bedfords Park ©
Forest
Bedfords Park Romford
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Sanatan Temple
Religious Site
Sanatan Temple Wembley
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Remembering 1916 Life On The Western Front
Military Museum
Remembering 1916 Life On The Western Front Croydon
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Riverside Walk
Pier / Boardwalk
Riverside Walk Kingston upon Thames
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Greater London

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Home of Charles Darwin Down House ©
Historic Site
Home of Charles Darwin Down House Downe
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
All Saints Church ©
Church
All Saints Church Kingston upon Thames
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
St Patrick's Barking
Religious Site
St Patrick's Barking Barking
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
The Hospital Chapel of St Mary & St Thomas
Religious Site
The Hospital Chapel of St Mary & St Thomas Ilford
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Elizabeth James Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Elizabeth James Gallery Croydon
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Ham House ©
Architectural Building
Ham House Richmond-upon-Thames
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Strawberry Hill House & Garden ©
Architectural Building
Strawberry Hill House & Garden Twickenham
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

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