Is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Its mainland is on the central and southern part of the island of Great Britain in the North Atlantic. England shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; and adjoins the Irish Sea to the north-west, the Celtic Sea to the south-west and the North Sea to the east. The English Channel separates it from continental Europe. In addition to the mainland, England includes over 100 smaller islands, including Scilly and the Isle of Wight.
Is the capital of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s greatest and oldest cities yet one of the most cosmopolitan. Its main attractions: Buckingham Palace, the British Museum, the National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, Madame Tussaud’s waxwork collection, the Tower of London, the three great South Kensington museums (Natural History, Science, and Victoria and Albert), and the Tate galleries. With the blazing variety that the city has on offer, London has something for everyone, all the time.
In the heart of Westminster Country: England
Fly to London Heathrow (LHR)
Get off at Victoria Station Or Get off at Waterloo Station Or Get off at Paddington Station
30-minute drive from London Heathrow (LHR).
- 15-minute drive from Paddington Station.
- 5-minute drive from Victoria Station.
- 10-minute drive from Waterloo Station
Best time to visit
The best time to visit London is in the spring, when the temperatures are mild and the city’s parks are green and blooming. However, spring—along with summer—is also prime tourist season. And no matter when you travel, you should pack an umbrella: “Foggy Londontown” experiences misty days and showers throughout the year