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

Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

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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Leith Hill - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 25km (DAY HIKE) test

HIKE FULL and up to maximum capacity, but we're running it again in a few weeks, please sign up below: https://www.meetup.com/Outdooraholics/events/240289745/ Join us on our new exciting hike across Surrey's magnificent upland landscapes - designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our Surrey Hills exploration will take us through picture...

29-05-2017 07:05

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Bank Holiday - Seven Sisters Walk (Seaford to Eastbourne) 22km (R70529) test

Join us this Bank Holiday Monday for one of the most magnificent and justifiably well known 13 mile walk olong the South Downs way. This is the classic version of the 7 Sisters starting as usual from Seaford Station to Eastbourne along the white chalk cliffs before via Cuckmere Haven, Birling gap and Beachy Head. We will walk along the sea cliffs...

29-05-2017 07:05 - London, London gb

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

Beginners Hike - The Rivers, Castles, Valleys, Hills & Lakes of Sussex 9 miles test

Hike designed for beginners! Woodland, attractive towns, castles, river trails and chalk hills. This hike has a bit of nearly everything. We're off to historic Arundel in Sussex and breaking with tradition we'll also have a brief stop mid hike at a delightful little pub on the banks of the river Arun for that irresistible sneaky river side pint to ...

29-05-2017 08:05

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Jane Austen's Box Hill, England's largest vineyard and the North Downs DAY HIKE test

HIKE FULL and up to maximum capacity, but we're running it again in a few weeks, please sign up below: https://www.meetup.com/Outdooraholics/events/239563535/ The beauty of Box Hill has inspired many greats artists, writers and musicians for hundreds of years. Jane Austen based the picnic scene from Emma here, George Lamberts famous painting of Box...

29-05-2017 08:05

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The Lea Valley Walk from Broxbourne, Cheshunt & Waltham Abbey to The Docklands test

*A picturesque walk through countryside and urban scenery, close to shelter, pubs and cafes for when the weather is too British and unpredictable...* *Quick Facts* Main area of Walk: Lea Valley in London (Broxbourne, Waltham Abbey, Marshes, Ecology Parks, Locks, Stratford, Limehouse)Walking Distance: optional up to 18 miles*Walk Duration: optional...

29-05-2017 08:05

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Ivinghoe Beacon and Ashridge - Long Country Hike test

In conjunction with Chiltern Explorers Walk length 10 miles/16 km approx. Circular. Please note the organizer will not be taking the train from London for this walk but will meet you at Tring Station. A panoramic walk with views from the summit of Ivinghoe Beacon and exploring trails around nearby countryside and woodland. Walk Description Ivingho...

29-05-2017 08:05 - Euston Road, London gb

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Bank Holiday Monday Epping Forest 9 miles test

I am leading a 9 mile walk on Monday at short notice . Starting at Epping station (Central Line) we will walk through open countryside north of Epping Forest and pass close by historic Copped Hall mansion before entering the Forest. We continue on forest trails to lunch at High Beach (5 miles) after lunch we will visit the church in the Forest and ...

29-05-2017 08:05 - Cheapside, London gb

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Bank Holiday Monday Epping Forest 9 miles test

I am leading a 9 mile walk on Monday at short notice . Starting at Epping station (Central Line) we will walk through open countryside north of Epping Forest and pass close by historic Copped Hall mansion before entering the Forest. We continue on forest trails to lunch at High Beach (5 miles) after lunch we will visit the church in the Forest and ...

29-05-2017 08:05 - Cheapside, London gb

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Day trip to St Albans test

Come along on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May to visit historic St Albans.  About St AlbansSt Albans sits 22 miles north of London along the old Roman road of Watling Street.  The Romans called it Verulamium and it was the second-largest town in Roman Britain and one of the most important. In medieval times, the town grew up on the hill to the east of...

29-05-2017 08:05

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Africa at Spitalfields test

Hosted in conjuction with Pop Up Africa, the etho is aboutpromoting and celebrating all things African and African inspired at London's trendiest indoor market. Get inspired; get involved! We at East African Social Club are of course interested in African food....

29-05-2017 09:05 - Bishops Square, City of London gb

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