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How to Make the Most of Only 2 Days in London 2024

Short Break in London

London is a city unlike anywhere else. It’s thriving and buzzing with so much to see and do and a rich history just waiting to be explored. In this article, we take a look at some ways you can make the most of a 2 Days in London. Whether you’re someone who likes to eat and drink out or see the sights, you’re sure to find many things that will keep you amused and help you make memories to last a lifetime. Whether you’re stopping off on the way to somewhere else, or just coming for a few days, there is so much to cram into a short amount of time. Keep on reading to find out more.

Book a Nice Hotel

The place you stay can have a tangible impact on your trip, so why not book somewhere nice? Luckily in London, there are so many different places to stay that you really can find something that’s specifically tailored to what you want to spend and where you want to be. Whether you’re after hotels near the London eye, near London zoo, or hotels with hot tubs, there is something for everyone.

Do your research, look into the reviews, and don’t make any rash decisions. Check if they can store your luggage for you and if not – or if you want to head to a different area the next day – look into luggage storage London so you don’t have to lug your suitcases everywhere with you.

Find the Best Places to Eat for Your Budget

As well as a flourishing hotel scene, London also has a brilliant foodie scene with every cuisine you could think of available here. You can find a wide range of mouth-watering Italian eateries, from small local joints to large, bustling chains. You can eat street food from artisan trucks or stalls, head to Michelin starred restaurants or try a tiny, local eatery. No matter what type of cuisine you’re after, you’re sure to find it.

We recommend reviewing the menu in advance, as some can get quite pricey! It can be a good idea to take advantage of special pre-theatre and happy-hour menus to get the most for your money and still enjoy great food.

Check out the Free Activities

London is a city that has a range of free activities which happen all throughout the year. Whether you want to attend a show, a foodie festival, or something different, it’s well worth keeping an eye out to make the most of your time here, especially when you’re on a budget. The museums in London are all free, so be sure to visit the Natural History Museum,

Science Museum, V&A Museum or the London transport Museum during your trip. Not only is it free, a shelter from the rain which so often frequents the city, but also, you’ll learn plenty about London too.

Walk Around and Get Your Bearings – 2 Days in London

Short Break in London

While there is a fantastic public transport infrastructure in London, you can get so much from walking around London and when the sun shines, there’s no greater way to take it all in. There are many routes you can find out about online, but it’s also great to just let yourself get lost down the streets, allowing yourself to stumble across some of the most beautiful hidden gems.

Book In for a Theatre Show

As well as the above 2 Days in London you need to visit a theatre. London is known for its fantastic shows that are truly some of the best around the world, so you want to catch at least one during your trip. We recommend booking your tickets either far in advance or trying to get a last-minute deal as these will enable you to save money while still seeing the same fantastic show. It’s a win-win situation! These are just a few ways that you can really make the most of your 2 Day Stay in London.

No matter if you’re heading here for only 2 days, as part of a longer road trip style holiday, or are looking to stay before going to an airport abroad, you really are spoilt for choice. There is something in this city for everyone, and once you’ve visited once, you just won’t be able to stay away. What are some of your top tips for making the most of a short break in London? Let us know in the comments below; we’d love to hear from you. And, no matter where you choose next, always remember to Travel Till You Drop!

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