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Flights to London
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FlightSite provides easy, hassle-free ways to book your trips to London. With London being one of the most popular destinations both for recreation and business, it is no wonder that Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world.
With almost too many to chose from, several major airlines flying in and out of London are:
Thomas Cook Airlines will start flying directly from London Gatwick to Cape Town from the 15th of December 2016. This will be the first and only direct service between Gatwick and Cape Town. There will be three weekly return flights available, flights will depart London Gatwick on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays. The flights will only be available until the 20th of March 2017.
Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, London is the capital and largest city of both the United Kingdom and of England.
London has a tremendous amount of cultural offerings - performing arts,
museums, exhibitions, clubs, and eateries.
Take a walk through London's Royal Parks. All parks have plenty
of places to stop, sit, drink and eat. London
is one of the best cities in the world for concerts. The West End of London is
one of the world's premier destinations for theatre.
London goes "tennis crazy" for two weeks when the Wimbledon competitions commence. London also offers winter and summer skating,
natural history museums and unique shopping attractions.
Flying to London
means that you will be landing at London's
International airport - Heathrow. Heathrow is London's largest airport and the world's
busiest airport in terms of international passenger movement.
Tax-free shops in airports are not strong
in variety, and they close rather early as well. Shop listings at airport web
sites can help to plan your tax-free shopping.
Getting to and from the airport is also
easy with available car hire and taxi transfers to and from your hotel.
1) Galvin at Windows, Park Lane – run by Chef Patron Chris Galvin, this Michelin-starred restaurant offers a glamourous night out. Serving up modern French haute cuisine, it also has incredible views of Hyde Park.
2) Dinner by Heston – the infamous Heston Blumenthal scarcely needs an introduction, however his restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park does. Serving up a host of reinterpreted historic British dishes, Dinner by Heston has been awarded two Michelin Stars, and couples elegant, contemporary architecture with outstanding, creative cuisine.
3) Wild Honey – this minute restaurant opposite St George’s Hanover Square combines a stunning outlook with a modern, stylish interior. Sporting an impressive wine list, and a French-inspired menu offering up the freshest, season ingredients, a visit to Wild Honey is a must.
4) Maggie Jones – this snug restaurant, tucked down a side street off Kensington Church Street will take you back to the 1970s. High-backed chairs, scrubbed tables and walls hung with cartwheels and pottery faces. It serves up French bistro food at an affordable place, and a unique, cosy atmosphere.
5) The Blueprint Café – situated above the Design Museum with an incredible view over the Thames, this eatery offers up a wholesome British menu served in a simple, yet stylish setting.
Did You Know?
In 2015, construction is said to begin of a “garden bridge” over the River Thames, as the scheme has now won the planning permission necessary from two local councils. The structure was originally conceived by the actress Joanna Lumley 15 years ago, and will be designed by the English designer Thomas Heatherwick. The bridge will provide a new route between the north and south sides of the river, and will cost an incredible $275 million.
There are many hotels & guest houses in and around the city, and range from 3 - 5 stars depending on your budget. There are lots of small inexpensive B&Bs in and around London.
London has a temperate marine climate. London receives an average of only 1468 hours of sunshine every year. Despite this, summers are generally warm, with daytime temperatures above 20 degrees. Warm weather can usually be expected from May to September
Winters in London are chilly, with daytime highs of around 6 degrees. Snow is relatively uncommon, particularly because heat from the urban area.