London Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

The number of tourists visiting London in the past few years has been on the rise. In 2015 alone, there were more than 30 million visitors. And with the opening of a new series of Crossrail stations in central London and the creation of a new air link from Stansted to Dubai, it is certain that this number will only increase.

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“London has been hugely successful at bringing in the high spending international tourists. But there is a huge opportunity to increase the number of day trips and weekend trips,” says Lewis Page, head of research at UK travel group TUI UK.

The city is a good guide for those seeking to spend their weekends away from the stresses of city life.

While some of the best cultural attractions in town are within walking distance, there are also a number of tourist attractions that are worth travelling to and from the central of it.

For example, take a short train journey to the scenic town of Ashford, on the outskirts of London, and then rent a car for a tour around the Kent countryside.

There are a huge number of hotels and restaurants to choose from. The historic Old Orchard Inn, built in 1799, offers traditional British cuisine, with a modern twist.

If you prefer a more modern take on traditional British cuisine, check out the Clocktower Restaurant. Located on London’s iconic Trafalgar Square, the restaurant is famous for its quirky and quirky interior design.

The guide to London’s best restaurants and hotels can be found here.