London Christmas Lights

Day 1. A Festive London Break

It's always fun to spend time in London especially at Christmas and with exceptionally good timing we just managed to squeeze in a short break days before the Government announced stricter COVID-19 measures.  Hotel rates had dropped significantly in recent months meaning that we were able to book a bargain stay in the affluent borough …

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DLR Train at West India Quay, London

Day 1.  London City Break

I never tire of a few days in London so recently I managed to fit in a short break to the capital.  Travelling by train took just under three hours from my home in the north of England enabling me to arrive into the city around lunchtime. My first stop was at Piccadilly, a short …

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Temple Gardens, London

Day 2. The Bank of England Museum and the Inner Temple

Part Two After our lunch break at the Royal Exchange we only had a few steps to walk to the next place on our itinerary - the Bank of England Museum.  It's a little known museum with free entry and is only open Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.  The Bank of England, …

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Day 2. Sky Garden, London

A bright sunny morning, so we started the day with a tube ride to London Bridge, walking across the bridge to Monument and a stroll along the north bank of the Thames. Our reason for starting the day there was to take a ride to the top of the 'Walkie Talkie' building, Officially known as '20 …

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