Sheridans Guides to Great Britan & Ireland




Greater London

Undoubtably one of the great cities of the world, a mecca for tourists from every corner of the earth. A vibrant city that is home to many diverse cultures and peoples evident in its vast range of shops and restaurants. Exploring London you will find that it has evolved through the connection of many smaller towns and villages, each with its own special character and attraction. Visitors new to the city may wish to experience it on an open top bus or perhaps a cruise down the river Thames from Hampton Court Palace to Greenwich, home to the National Maritime Museum and ships like the Cutty Sark.

London is at the heart of the theatre world offering a range of entertainment from the classics to great musicals and avant garde. Opera, great orchestras, jazz and blues, etc.: are all there to be enjoyed.

Around every corner is another wonder; Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace. There are thousands of sights and sounds to experience in this great city.