London

London, United Kingdom

London in a few words? Historic and emblematic monuments, a lot of parks, numerous shops with attractive and creative windows and an incredible number of places for going out and party. All, in an unconventional, unbelievable and vibrant dynamic, surrounded by those charming and crazy English people. In another words, a short stay in London is a must do!

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Summary

London is a great city to feel the international side of Europe, you'll meet a lot of different cultures, food, music and of course people.
Make sure to wander outside touristy avenues, to grasp it's diversity.
Good times to visit London are :

  • For the carnival in August
  • For the big sales after christmass
  • In summer



Transportation

The London transportation system is as efficient as it's expensive. Be sure to get an Oyster card, event if your stay only for a week-end. The journey price is way more if you don't have it, plus you can get fully refunded.
Extra tips :

  • Prefer Buses over the tube, it's cheaper and you get to see the city.
  • If you have a smartphone, make sure to downlo...

Currency

Currency
Exchange Rate 1 EUR = 0.00

The pound is a very expensive currency, so when shopping or paying, always convert to your own currency to get a better understanding of the price.
Some cash machines, show's a "no fee" sign (especially at st-Pancras), but gives you a lower e...

Budget

Again London is an expensive city. Accommodation, Drinking and commuting will eat all your budget.
Sleep

  • Dorm bed: £10-35
  • Hotel room : £60 - £150
  • Airbnb : £40 - £90

Eat 

  • stall food, sandwich : £7 - `15
  • Restaurant : £14 - £25
  • Beer or Cider (pin...

Weather

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Though famous for its bad weather, London actually plays nice most of the time. Except in summer, you'll get clouds and rain, but apart from that it's a steady and bearable weather.
Best time to visit London is obviously summer, to enjoy park...

Tips

  • Favor the bus instead of the tube
  • Take an umbrella
  • Watch out for currency rates in cash machines

Main Sights

  • London Eye
  • Tower of London
  • Buckingham Palace
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Natural History Museum


The Fabric

Fabric is a monument, when it comes to clubbing. Widly famous around the world.

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TOUGH Winston Churchill’s glorious Kent - Chartwell DAY HIKE test

To see and connect with other people going on this trip you can also mark your attendance on our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2216914528539663/ We’re off to explore a lovely bit of the Kentish countryside strongly connected with two historical figures - Sir Winston Churchill and the social activist and co-founder of the Natural T...

22-09-2018 06:09 - SW1V 1JU, London gb

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Hike to the Sea - Lancing College, the Monarch Way, the South Downs DAY HIKE test

To see and connect with other people going on this trip you can also mark your attendance on our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2012631132104734/ Come and join us for a gorgeous trail across the chalk escarpment of the South Downs hills on a linear route from far inland at Amberley and hiking to the sea at Shoreham by Sea. Trip Hig...

22-09-2018 07:09 - SW1V 1JU, London gb

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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge with Mountain Rescue man Colin REMOTE DAY HIKE test

To see and connect with other people going on this trip you can also mark your attendance on our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/876546759137080/ Please note, this trip is outside London and you will need transport to and from the destination. For further details, please check in the description below. Join us for a daring hike to t...

22-09-2018 07:09

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22 Sept - Richard Adam's Watership Down! Overton - North Wessex Downs test

Embark on our third in an exciting series of literary themed day outs. This trip near Newbury in the North Wessex Downs. Yes there is a real place called Watership Down. It is a broad treeless hill 6 miles south of Newbury. We will climb the 237m hill made famous by Richard Adams' 1972 novel and subsequent animated film. In order to avoid certain d...

22-09-2018 07:09 - Waterloo Station, London SE1 8SW gb

Recommended by AAA London Outdoor Group / London Hiking & Walking Group

Day Trip to Canterbury + White Cliffs of Dover (Private Luxury Coach) test

Join us on a day trip by privately-hired luxury coach to both Canterbury City and the White Cliffs of Dover. The trip will take place on Saturday, 22nd September. This will be a joint event with our sister meetup group. 25 meetup members have already booked via our Day Trips from London Meetup Group which we also organise in addition to Friends in ...

22-09-2018 07:09 - London , SW1H 9LJ gb

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Canterbury + White Cliffs of Dover (Private Luxury Coach Day Trip). test

Join us on a private luxury coach trip to both Canterbury City and the White Cliffs of Dover. The trip will take place on Saturday, 22nd September. The whole coach has been booked exclusively for our meetup members. Our first stop will be the historic City of Canterbury. The world-famous 'Lonely Planet' Travel Book states 'Canterbury tops the chart...

22-09-2018 07:09 - London , SW1H 9LJ gb

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Entrepreneurs & Start-ups – Success Summit (limited free early bird tickets) test

We’re going to show you the 7 Elements of Wealth that will lead you to have clarity, confidence and grow your community. This 2 day breakthrough success summit is a fast paced, fun and energetic event with successful entrepreneur Ed JC Smith. ****OUR EVENT GUARANTEE ****You will walk away from the event with clear structures, feeling more confident...

22-09-2018 07:09 - 47 Lillie Road London , SW6 1UD gb

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Saturday Games Day - Horus Heresy - All Out War: “The Burning of Ophidian” test

Horus Heresy - All Out War: “The Burning of Ophidian” What: A Hours Heresy Narrative Gaming Doubles Day Event How: Centurion, 3000 pts a side (1500 pts per person), NO Super Heavies, NO Primarchs, NO LoW, Swiss Pairings after first round. Places: 40 Registration/ Set-Up: 8.30– 9.00• Introduction: 9.15 – 9.30• Game 1: 9.30 – 11.45• Lunch/Painting Aw...

22-09-2018 07:09 - 42 Earlham St, London WC2H 9LA, London gb

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The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018 test

The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018 The Edtech Podcast is a launching a one-day festival on September 22nd in London, set-up to "improve the dialogue between "ed" and "tech" for better innovation. The event takes place at Plexal, an award-winning innovation centre, in East London. UCL Robotics are one of the many tenants. There will be plenary talks, ...

22-09-2018 07:09 - 14 East Bay Lane, The Press Centre, Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London E15 2GW, London gb

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Mudeford, Christchurch and Bournemouth Stunning Coastal Walk test

A most beautiful 9 mile coastal walk that features delightful Henningsbury Head and there is a fun ferry to be had at Mudeford too. We shall go to a cafe around lunchtime and shall have a drink at the end of the walk. Please arrive by 9am so as to meet the coach at 9.15am by the Grosvenor Hotel on Buckingham Palace Road. The total cost per person s...

22-09-2018 08:09 - 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London gb

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