London is a food lover’s paradise, a culture vulture’s dream and a history buff’s field day. No matter what you want from your London holiday the city can deliver it in style. From the chic of Kensington to the funk of Camden Town, everyone can find their ideal holiday in London.
If you’re after some art then look no further: London is an art lover’s paradise. From the Tate Modern, to the National Gallery, to the Saatchi Gallery, London contains a wealth of artistic expression and history that can be discovered by London hire car.
If you’re interested in the history of this enormous city you can take a tour down the river to Greenwich, which is a great way to get an overview of London’s past. Walking tours of the historic East End are also popular and loaded with folklore about gangsters and Jack the Ripper, but if the weather’s not good you may prefer to drive yourself in a cheap London car hire.
Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park are among the most impressive sites of royal London, and are easy to nip around in a London car hire. Kensington Palace, the former residence of Diana, the late princess of Wales, also overlooks the park. From here you can head through Marble Arch, a dignified structure that leads you to the shopper’s paradise of Oxford Street.
For some empirical history look no further than Trafalgar Square and Nelson’s Column with its deluge of pigeons and magnificent guarding lions. The square is also handy for visiting the National Galleries, trendy Soho and eclectic Covent Garden.
The river area also has its own attractions, with the Millennium Bridge, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and the huge London Eye all within a short walk of each other. All these sights can be accessed with cheap London car rental.